Senior Manager
Partner Sourcing
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
Consumer Software

Company Stage


Total Funding





Foster City, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
Business & Strategy
  • 10+ years' experience in game development, with at least 5 years in outsource/co-development management in a large organization
  • Deep knowledge of game development cycles and dependencies
  • An established and existing partner industry network in the AAA space
  • Knowledgeable and up to date on the partner landscape and trends
  • Strong business acumen to negotiate terms and deals
  • Experience working with Legal to get contracts drafted
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, ability to build strong working relationships, demonstrate diplomacy and level with people of different backgrounds and cultures (internally and externally)
  • Organizational skills and patience in new and challenging scenarios where processes need to be established
  • Tactful and cooperative in complicated situations
  • Ability to drive a culture of continuous service improvement
  • Facilitation experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written skills
  • Quantitative analytical skills
  • Provide central outsourcing and co-development expertise to the studios
  • Promote best practices for continuous improvement, chairing a forum of outsourcing managers across the studios
  • Support studio outsourcing managers with vendor selection, negotiation, due diligence and onboarding
  • Increase the volume and efficiency of outsourcing and co-development, facilitating cross-organization efforts and negotiate scalable agreements
  • Build sustainable, symbiotic relationships with key vendors
  • Use studio forecasts to create strategic mid-to long-term roadmaps for planned engagements
  • Work with stakeholders across PlayStation Studios, including studios, internal service teams, Finance, IT, Information Security and Legal
  • Establish and maintain a vendor database (costs, contracts, availability and scorecards). This may include implementing new tools and systems
  • Develop a risk mitigation strategy across the studio portfolio
  • Ongoing responsibility for supplier relationship management, contract renewals and performance reviews; own the resourcing lifecycle key interaction points
  • Maintain a good awareness of partner performance across the portfolio, promoting good development partners internally, and assisting studios with performance issues
  • Proactively keep well-informed of industry trends and undertaking market research