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Vendor Manager, HR Vendor Management

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11616708
Date Posted: 11-19-2018
The HR Vendor Management (HRVM) team is part of the HR Shared Services under the People Department, which supports HR business units with execution and maintenance of various contracts. The HRVM team works directly with HR business units, legal and other departments to evaluate suppliers for quality, pricing and service levels standards. Reporting to the Manager, Vendor Management, this position is responsible for overall performance of the assigned HR Business Process Outsourcing service providers, including monitoring performance, negotiating with partners, and interacting with senior management of American and service partners.
Specifically, you’ll do the following:
  • Represents the company and serves as the principal commercial intermediary in business transactions with both internal and external organizations
  • Creates, negotiates, implements and manages long term purchase agreements while effectively developing and promoting strategic partnerships with suppliers
  • Accountable for managing the cost of products and services while acting in a leadership/facilitator role as the manager of product/service and supplier strategies
  • Performs all required strategic sourcing functions, from establishing internal stakeholder requirements to the completion of acceptable purchase contracts that brings measurable value to the corporation
  • Responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive strategic programs which meet the needs of the internal stakeholders while addressing pricing, acquisition, total cost, lead-time and supply
  • Monitors and evaluates vendor performance in accordance with the service level agreements and continuous improvement of the services.
  • Provides financial analysis as needed to support execution of maintenance of new or existing contracts
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain required
  • Minimum 2- 3 years of contracts negotiations and management experience
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • A team leader with strong customer orientation
  • Ability/flexibility to negotiate and mediate contracts
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Self-directed and resourceful with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks with exhibited follow through and initiative.
  • Advanced business understanding particularly in project management, commodity markets, early supplier involvement, total cost management and financial analysis
  • Understanding of ROI, Total cost of ownership, 7 steps strategic sourcing to conduct analysis, problem solving, forecasting and quality improvement
  • Skilled in organizational and interpersonal dealings
  • Attention to detail with excellent follow-up
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Self- starter with high sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Moderate travel
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