Vendor Manager 3
Burnaby, BC Canada
22d ago

On behalf of our client, Procom is actively seeking a Vendor Manager.

Vendor Manager Job Details

  • Manage the expectations of VP and Director level stakeholders within the client, as well as the external supplier relationships
  • Drive spend category intelligence including identification of suppliers, market research and analytics, and recommendations for solutions
  • Prepare and execute competitive bidding (RFI, RFP, RFQ) events
  • Deliver on vendor negotiations, driving Total Value of Ownership (TVO)
  • Negotiate, draft, and manage contracts with suppliers
  • Identify and deliver a strategic approach to achieving annual TVO targets, track and manage results, take remedial actions, present updates, analysis and recommendations to senior management
  • Perform ongoing vendor performance monitoring and evaluation and manage the ongoing supplier relationship and governance
  • Vendor Manager Mandatory Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in a related role (e.g. vendor manager, vendor relationship manager, supply chain management professional, product manager, and / or consulting)
  • Solid understanding of strategic sourcing concepts and best practices; proven experience in leading supplier negotiations and structuring deals, including establishing contract terms and conditions
  • Understanding of contract law including the completion of related courses, and the proven ability to ability to draft, edit and review complex services contracts
  • Experience in telecommunications hardware, software and related services a definite plus
  • Bachelor degree in Business / Commerce, MBA, LLB, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management
  • Professional designation in Supply Chain Management or equivalent is an asset (SCMP / CPP, ISM)
  • Vendor Manager

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