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Senior Vendor Manager
Senior leader within the Vendor Management team
Mentor, train and development. Direct path into people management
About Our Client
Our client is one of leading consumer services company based in the downtown Chicago area. They have a long tradition of giving high level of customer service, customer quality and pride in their industry. As part of their growth strategy, they have implemented a strategic sourcing group within their procurement to focus on bottom line results as well as establishing best in class systems across the company.
The Senior Vendor Manager will be the responsible for establishing the protocols around supplier governance and strategic BPO for the organization. They will be working with various departments within the organization to establish best practices and systems with regards to vendor performance management and compliance. The Senior Vendor Manager will work with top level vendors and be responsible for measuring and managing established metrics for success. The Senior Vendor Manager will also ensure vendors are meeting the needs of the business while equally driving performance improvement and vendor risk mitigation strategies. This position will be looked at as a mentor and leader within the team and therefore a go-to person for junior level team members.
The Successful Applicant
The Senior Vendor Manager will have a minimum of 5 years vendor management, supplier management experience. Ideal background would be within BPO or Call Center side, however this is not a must. The Senior Vendor Manager will also have 5 years experience within Financial Services, Insurance, or similar Service Industry type and able to adapt quickly to our clients environment. The Senior Vendor Manager will have hands on experience establishing best in class processes and systems vendor compliance and risk mitigation. They will have the personality and flexibility to work within a complex, matrix style organization with the equal ability to partner with all levels in the business.
What's on Offer
Base salary $100k to $110k + bonus. This is a great opportunity to make a huge impact in an already sizable organization, this role offers a unique chance for any vendor / supplier management professional to leave their mark. All those up to the task, apply now!