Senior Manager, Vendor Management

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Oxford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
15 Jul 2021
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In this role, you will facilitate activities related to vendor management procurement and budget analysis. You will identify, assess and build relationships with vendors to ensure best services for PSI day-to-day operations

Responsibilities

* Establish approaches, business processes and procedures relevant to Vendor Management

* Share best practices and lessons learned in vendor management across departments and functions

* Establish tools and metrics to assess vendor performance

* Oversee vendors' performance, investigate issues and develop solutions to ensure overall vendor performance and quality

* Build and maintain vendor relationships to provide high quality, cost-effective external services

* Evaluate opportunities, business needs and implications of long-term partnership agreements

* Review external vendor quotations in order to perform ongoing analysis of vendor cost

* Educate vendors about PSI

* Develop and implement training programs

* Mentor and coach departmental staff

* Assist in business development tasks, such as vendor shows and the like

* Support business development group to ensure correct and competitive quotes are received from vendors

* Prepare for, attend and follow up on vendor audits, upon request

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