Job Description:
  • Analyze vendor performance to assess compliance-to-contract
  • Analyze monthly spend reports, PO data and head count reports
  • Manage RFX activities as assigned.
  • Review Purchase Requests and related documentation to help ensure requisite quality standards are achieved
  • Review contracts (MPSA, MSA, SOWs, Order Forms, etc.) to ensure clear, correct and comprehensive agreements are developed in conjunction with the Engagement Owners and sourcing
  • Review Vendor Risk Assessment outputs to ensure risk has been appropriately assessed
  • Ensure compliance to processes and policies to reduce / mitigate risks
  • Lead and/or participate in contract negotiations and coordinates the review and approval process
  • Support difficult or complex contracts and assist with managing “hot vendors”
  • Tracking contracted service levels
  • Create successful relationship with vendor contacts at all levels of the organization
  • Support establishing SLA and metrics reflecting the desired level and quality of service
  • Track progress and report status of issues that have been escalated to the VMO
  • Prepare and review vendor contracts, quotes, and proposals.
  • Partner with Legal and Security teams during new vendor on boarding to ensure business requirements are met at engagement onset.
  • Vendor relations and management, including quarterly business reviews and monthly business reviews
  • Create strong business relationships with internal stakeholders as a trusted advisor who influences buying behavior and drives savings.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of vendor management principles and practices
  • Excellent oral, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong experience with creating executive powerpoint presentations
  • Creating RFX evaluation templates
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.
  • Metrics driven, with the ability to exercise judgment and operate independently.
  • Ability to prioritize requests and communicate effectively in a deadline driven environment.
  • IT contract experience
  • Strong work ethic, team player, and a sense of humor.
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