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Outsource Manager – Multi Plarform titles – Wakefield or Manchester

Location: Wakefield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24267 Posted: 1 year ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.
 

The Outsource Manager is responsible for managing, discovering, tracking and maintaining outsource partnerships across the development studio for all titles.

Responsibilities

  • Audit potential outsourcers for process, ability, reliability, quality, availability as well as previous working relationships.
  • Handle initial communications and liaisons with potential outsource partners
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with potential outsourcing companies to ensure that our cleint has access to the best
  • Undertake internal reviews around the effectiveness of working with our outsourcing partners and collating and providing feedback both internally and externally where appropriate.
  • Keeping a record of all past, present and potential outsourcers with all relevant data required by the developers.
  • Work with projects and departmen heads to identify best outsourcer for the type and amount of work required be that for art, code, or testing purposes.
  • Handle purchase orders and invoices as well as working with the outsourcer, the developers and finance on the contract and payments.
  • Identify efficiencies and improvements in the outsourcing feedback and approval process

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in an outsourcing role, ideally within the games industry.
  • A people person who is friendly and confident speaking to developers
  • Flexible with a willingness to adapt to different relationships and ways of working.
  • A good fit within the studio enronment and wider business, with an emphasis on building and maintaining strong relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exemplary organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise a varying workload effectively.
  • Impeccable data auditing and record keeping 

Tagged as: Outsourcing Manager

Tags: Outsourcing Manager Categories: Art , Creative

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