Experience level: Mid-Level / Years of Experience (5-8 years)
Job Description: Vendor Manager with Strong Project Management Skills
Support Strategic Vendor Managers with the preparation, review and revision of vendor contracts (SOW, MSA etc), pricing, proposals, commercial terms, conditions and service agreements.
Prepare and schedule business review (QBR & MBRs) meetings with stakeholders to review vendor performance, future opportunities, and challenges
Support Strategic Vendor Managers by following up on action items, feedback from legal teams, suppliers and extended teams
Perform analysis on cost modeling and commercials for contracts as needed
Conduct discovery meetings and requirements gathering for vendor onboarding’s and new projects. Ensure that stakeholder requirements, deliverables and expectations are clearly documented and reflected in the SOWs
Ability to review and provide deal summaries to strategic vendor managers
Assist with improving processes, developing playbooks, best practices and automation opportunities across contract management lifecycle
Work with cross functional teams as needed to and support vendor onboarding processes
Produce and manage project plans, action items tracker, roadmaps, Bi-weekly director status updates (presentation slides)
Mid-Level / Years of Experience (5-8 years)
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a Finance, Procurement or Information Technology.
Experience in Software, Hardware, procurement, finance background is a plus.
Advanced level of spreadsheets, use of metrics and basic data analytics is a must
Detail oriented, flexible and have a sense of urgency
Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills
Experience with interacting with multiple levels of management
Proven ability with organizational, prioritization, and multitasking skills
Self-starter with ability to accept responsibility for projects and see them through to completion
Procurement/Finance/SAP/Software/Hardware experience is a plus
Systems and Tools: (Slides, Sheets, GSuite, Docs) is a plus. Otherwise proficient Microsoft experience (Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word Doc).