CBS Corporation Procurement Analytics and Operations Intern - Summer 2018 in New York, New York

Procurement Analytics and Operations Intern - Summer 2018

REF#: 31342

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media.

The CBS Strategic Sourcing Department develops and executes sourcing strategies that drive operational excellence. Our goal is to provide savings to CBS, develop and implement efficient processes, and provide a high level of service to our CBS stakeholders. We achieve this by following an established, and carefully thought out, sourcing process.

The successful candidate, reporting to the Director of Analytics, will lead a significant process improvement initiative within the function and assist with various administrative tasks. This project will help the intern gain a comprehensive view of the sourcing process that could serve as the foundation to a successful career in Procurement.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

Process Improvement

The initiative relates to our eSourcing process and Savings Reporting process.

  • Map current state, gathering team feedback, research industry best practices, and propose recommendations.

  • Implement process improvement recommendations as applicable.

  • Intern will support new additions to current contract, policies, and terms & conditions documentation.

Administration

The intern will assist in the updating of Strategic Sourcing’s internal web page to reflect latest information and resources.

  • Assist in the uploading and updating of contracts in our contracts platform.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate or undergraduate student with a solid academic standing at an accredited college or university and be enrolled for full-time continued education.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, business process analysis and problem solving capabilities.

  • High motivation and results-oriented work ethic.

  • High attention to detail and have good organizational skills.

  • Must be able to work effectively with various groups and constituencies.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Interest or desire to work in Television, Media or Entertainment a plus.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled