The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming. In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com
Under the supervision of the VP, Procurement, this position will provide thought leadership along with the development and execution of procurement strategies across the IT organization which supports both Corporate and all MSG venues. The Director is responsible to partner and collaborate strategic sourcing/procurement of all related IT spend across the enterprise. The key objectives of this position are to understand his/her stakeholder needs/cost drivers of the businesses, remove and/or reduce costs while ensuring required product/service quality and supplier performance metrics are maintained with a high degree of customer satisfaction.
Focus areas of procurement for the Director, which among other items, will include the following: