HBO Procurement Administrator (Maternity Leave Coverage) in New York, New York | DiversityInc Careers
This job has expired and you can't apply for it anymore. Start a new search.

HBO Procurement Administrator (Maternity Leave Coverage)

Job Title
HBO Procurement Administrator (Maternity Leave Coverage) Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Business Intelligence
Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 162727BR Position
Fixed Term Posting Job Description


Strategic Procurement department is seeking a Supplemental Procurement Administrator to support purchasing on a national level (LA, New York and Seattle). This individual will be accountable for a Requisition queue, numerous spot buys and supplier program management tasks.


  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in assigned categories to ensure contracts, purchase requisitions, and purchase orders are transacted efficiently and effectively

  • Negotiate supplier pricing and terms, and summarize hard/soft dollar savings for numerous spot buys in respective categories in line with HBO policy and industry best practices

  • Review, evaluate, and approve purchase requisitions within an e-Procurement system ensuring:  selected suppliers are appropriate, terms of any resulting agreements ensure protection for HBO, and pricing takes into account the total cost of ownership for the purchase

  • Utilize interpersonal and critical thinking skills to develop better relationships with key stakeholders to support purchases

  • As needed, acts as subject matter expert for various categories; more specifically Corporate Goods and Services categories


  • Approx. 1+ years of relevant work experience performing buyer duties

  • Exhibits high attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy, especially in the requisitioning process and in the defining of project requirements

  • Must be highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks in support of departmental goals

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel (advanced skill set), MS Word, and MS PowerPoint. 

  • Candidate must possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and customer service skills

  • Candidate must be a team player and able to work with a strong sense of urgency

  • Experience using Oracle preferred, specifically iProcurement & Purchasing

  • Knowledge of e-Sourcing tools for RFx, Contract Management, Spend Analysis helpful

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.