Cloud Imperium Games is looking for an experienced Outsource Lead to join our team!

The Outsource Lead is collaborating directly with the Directors, Leads, Production, Legal and Accounting to coordinate and manage the outsourcing of development. Working with our offsite vendors and partners, you will coordinate submissions and feedback, negotiate delivery schedules and contracts, and pro-actively seek new partners and workflows to make the process even more efficient.

Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record-breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, a cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history.

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What does an Outsource Lead at CIG do?

  • • Oversee all personnel, systems and operations for Development Vendor Management group
  • • Serve as the main point of contact between CIG and a Vendor on high profile partnerships
  • • Ensure high performing collaboration with vendors and that expectations are adhered both ways
  • • Coordinate Development, Vendors, Finance and Legal in formulation and execution of necessary agreements
  • • Drive, track and responsible for external development performance metrics and OKRs
  • • Provide visibility and status updates to internal stakeholders through confluence/reports/jiras

What do we expect from our Outsource Lead?

  • Highly experienced with outsource management
  • Ability to understand and negotiate game development deliveries
  • Knowledge on the latest industry related workflows and methodologies
  • Strong understanding of scheduling and tracking with JIRA, Confluence and MS Office
  • Holistic systems-oriented mindset and experience with scaled operations
  • A great communicator all around.

So, if you are an enthusiastic and self-starting Outsource Lead please apply for this role immediately!

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CIG is a global company, staunchly committed to cultivating a culture and workplace that celebrates all backgrounds, lifestyles, and perspectives. Together, we are creating a space where authentic recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the importance of diversity is fostered by everyone. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to build a team that represents all walks of life, and we want every employee to bring all the things that make them unique to the work environment. The universe is as vast and varied as the people in it, and it’s our differences that make it special.

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