Outsourcing Manager (US, UK, Europe)

Posted: about 1 month
Business & Analysis
Full-Time
Director / Manager
Remote US, UK, Europe
This is a fully remote, full-time, on-going contractor position.
 
We are VOID Interactive, the team behind the best-selling FPS game, Ready or Not. Our team of 50 is made up of some seriously talented individuals who love video games and creating awesome content together. We’re seeking a dedicated, professional and enthusiastic Outsource Manager to help us elevate Ready or Not to new heights and establish it as a staple franchise that will be around for generations to come across all viable platforms.  

As the Outsource Manager, you'll be the master of streamlining our studio's operations, turbocharging outsourcing processes, and orchestrating collaborations with external partners to level up the quality and efficiency of our game development journey! Our goal is strong: to establish Ready or Not as the quintessential FPS of our time. 


In this role, you'll oversee: 
  • Advocating for our studio's interests and needs in external partnerships, ensuring that vendors align with our vision and objectives.
  • Crafting and executing strategic plans for outsourcing operations, aligning them with our company's overarching goals to boost efficiency and productivity.
  • Steering the outsourcing project lifecycle, from selecting vendors to final delivery, encompassing contract negotiation, resource allocation, and risk management.
  • Ensuring that external vendors adhere to agreed-upon timelines and deliverables, closely monitoring progress to maintain project schedules.
  • Identifying opportunities to streamline outsourcing workflows and implementing strategies for operational efficiency enhancement.
  • Evaluating and mitigating operational risks linked with outsourcing partnerships, ensuring compliance with industry standards and safeguarding our studio's interests.
  • Fostering communication and collaboration between internal teams and external partners to ensure outsourcing activities align with broader business objectives.

Of course, you won't be alone on this mission - you'll be collaborating with the entire team and outside vendors to ensure we're maximising our efforts and achieving our goals!  

Here’s what you'll be bringing to the team: 
  • 3+ years of experience in operational management roles, with a specialization in advocating for studio interests in external partnerships within the video game industry.
  • Proficiency in outsourcing operations, including vendor management, contract negotiation, and quality assurance processes within game development.
  • Experience working with Jira and Confluence.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for building and maintaining relationships with external partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Experience in evaluating and mitigating risks associated with outsourcing partnerships.
  • Proficient in project management, process optimisation, and change management within the game development context.
  • Proven ability to ensure external vendors adhere to agreed-upon timelines and deliverables while maintaining project schedules.
  • Demonstrated success in crafting and executing strategic plans for outsourcing operations that align with company goals and objectives.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume and an optional, brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are excited about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how you can contribute to our mission of delivering exceptional gameplay experiences!

Note: Primary consideration will be given to candidates based in Ireland, although applications from all qualified candidates will be considered.

About VOID Interactive

VOID Interactive is an Irish based global software development company that exists to deliver exceptional digital content for the video game and personal entertainment industries. Our headline project, READY OR NOT, is a realistic, tactical First Person Shooter game set against a backdrop of political and economic instability. The player will be placed in the boots of Judge, an elite SWAT commander being tasked with defusing tense, hostile situations in a morally bankrupt city.

Check us out on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1144200/Ready_or_Not/

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