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Vendor Managers work in the procurement departments of various companies and oversee purchased items records, inventories, sale tenders, purchase contracts, and relationships with suppliers. They may also be responsible for maintaining a trusting relationship between his or her company and suppliers. Based on our collection of example resumes, Vendor Managers should demonstrate the following qualifications: leadership, networking abilities, problem solving orientation, time management, and teamwork. It's commonplace for Vendor Managers to make display of a Bachelor's Degree in their resumes and to be trained in business management or acquisitions.

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Vendor Manager

Lead strategic sourcing events, contracting activities, contract management, and supplier management
activities. Subject Matter Expert for implementation and support of procurement requisition system.

  • Reduced complexity and overlap in our Vendor Portfolio in a systematic annual review, which
  • Mitigated business risk and improved delivery of services by engaging cross-functional negotiation
  • Increased effectiveness by mentoring, guiding, and inspiring the engagement of team members.
  • Developed a Vendor Portfolio catalog, providing a foundation for metrics reporting.
  • Participated as a Subject Matter Expert and trainer in the successful implementation of an SAP- based procurement requisition system, including delivery of 26 training classes.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Riordan Volunteer Leadership Development Program (rli), Class 32
C
Technical Management Program
BA
Theology
2

Avp/vendor Manager II

Responsibilities included Vendor Partnerships, Risk, Compliance and Performance activities for a nationwide Field Services Organization. Oversees the selection, qualification, on-boarding, management, measurement and review of vendors to ensure that the company receives quality and service at the lowest cost of ownership.

  • Implemented and maintained vendor scorecard program to measure nationwide performance of 95 vendors with an emphasis on Time, Quality, Support and Compliance improving overall performance by 30%.
  • Improved supply chain by maintaining a vendor management information repository to enable the ability to research, interrogate, analyze, trend, create reports and support a comprehensive KPI dashboard.
  • Implemented and maintained a comprehensive Corrective Action Request program to effectively manage end to end all incidents, improve performance, and identify trends and best practices. Format adopted across the [company name] organization.
  • Created and implemented new vendor partnership program to support $350 million annual business model improving efficiencies by 30%.
  • Increased efficiency by evaluating team performance, re-organization, training and clearly identifying roles, responsibilities and standards.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
3

Senior Vendor Manager

Managed the order and fulfillment of over $250MM of residential valuation products annually.

  • Developed and implemented a communications plan to proactively manage the relationships with 10 National Valuation Providers.
  • Created a proactive fulfillment model which communicated with Production and allowed the valuation providers to focus on the most critical products needed. Set vendor priority based upon loan characteristics (contingencies, anticipated closing dates and lock expirations).
  • Developed and implemented new processes to reduce the number of Origination Appraisal corrections requested by 35% over a 12 month period.
  • Reviewed procedures and created a capacity plan for appraisal ordering which eliminated non-value added tasks and improved productivity by 20%.
  • Modified the allocation strategy to better leverage the strengths of the valuation providers by moving volume to those providers with the best quality and turn times.
Candidate Info
65
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration Concentrating
4

AVP, Vendor Manager

Managed overall relationships for information technology strategic outsourcing partners.

  • Monitored performance of Tier 1 vendors through established governance structure that included monthly service level, contract change, issue management, and financial reviews, as well as quarterly executive meetings to ensure customer expectations were met or exceeded
  • Worked with key stakeholders and vendors to establish annual goals/objectives and monitored progress throughout the year, including providing course-correction guidance as warranted to guarantee agreed service
  • Successfully negotiated a multi-year IT outsourcing contract that resulted in a savings of $3M over the term of the agreement
  • Provided recommendations to IT management for resolving contractual and service delivery issues and served as escalation point when parties could not reach agreement
  • Ensured vendor compliance with key contract deliverables by reviewing evidence based on agreed schedule with IT management and vendors
  • Developed and implemented vendor invoice review process improvements to validate charges that resulted in a savings of $300K in 2013
  • Drove contract Changes and Amendments by clearly defining scope, responsibilities, schedules, and assumptions
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Administration And Computer Information Systems
5

Retail Vendor Manager

  • Increased sales 100%+ year-over-year for a major consumer electronics manufacturer on the [company name] retail website
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar merchandising and marketing contracts with sales team and C-level executives of major consumer electronics manufacturers
  • Designed merchandising and marketing graphics for the [company name] homepage and consumer electronics storefront pages - successful campaigns generated up to 5% click-through
  • Engineered internal Excel/SQL tools that reduced internal report processing time by up to 60%
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
6

Vendor Manager

Promoted from Project Coordinator to serve as On-Site Supervisor for all contract employees within IBM's
National Deployment Support Center.

  • Recruited, trained, and managed a highly skilled team of 35 to 75 employees for financially critical
  • Evaluated employees' performance and issued awards, pay increases, and constructive feedback.
  • Worked with Senior IBM management to ensure increased productivity and customer satisfaction.
  • Worked with Senior CCI management with employee and financial concerns.
  • Developed and implemented perfect attendance reward system which improved attendance.
  • Created new orientation and training manuals reducing the training period by 2 days.
  • Updated all documents and processes to streamline workforce.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Management Information Systems
7

Program Manager / Vendor Manager

Manage all program benefit vendors while performing regular cost savings analysis and compliance reviews. Work in conjunction with Strategic Product Development to procure new vendors and offer solutions for new products from inception to launch.

  • Manage time-sensitive file reviews for AD&D providers to ensure compliance with state requirements.
  • Conduct quarterly vendor reviews to address issues and explore new opportunities to improve program profitability.
  • Converted a benefit vendor and brought service in-house, saved company $100,000 and eliminated risk of increased attrition in membership programs.
  • Performed cost savings analysis on benefit vendors, saving $350,000 annually in the first review and $100,000 + in the second.
  • Created a national hotel savings network to bring a more robust solution to our program members and eliminate 3rd party costs, increasing the size of the hotel network for members by 654%.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
English And Creative Writing
8

Vendor Manager

Managed all aspects of relationships with publisher to achieve revenue and profitability goals.

  • Drove initiatives across cross-functional teams to improve vendor and customer experience while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Developed and executed negotiation strategy to achieve financial goals for books business.
  • Partnered with vendors to resolve chronic issues including data quality, transportation and automation of feeds.
  • Established an improved system for reviewing Nielson data on a weekly and annual basis.
  • Developed a standardized reporting process for deals reporting, and worked with cross-functional partners to develop updated standards for nominations.
  • Conducted financial analysis and identified business opportunities in assigned categories of travel and calendars to reach growth targets.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Marketing
BS
Accounting
9

Vendor Manager in Kindle Accessories

  • Managed over $125M business over diverse supplier base
  • Launched confidential new product line worth $8M in revenue and $4M in profit for Nov 2013
  • Facilitated successful new product launches across multiple international marketplaces
  • Negotiated long-term vendor contracts and payment terms
  • Guided young talent through internships and shadowing
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Retailing And Consumer Sciences
10

Vendor Manager

Leadership position assisting in establishing new Closing Agents Vendor Management department, the oversight to manage, foster and maintain a network of 3000+ qualified Closing Agents, Attorneys, and Title Companies to allow for optimal levels of client service, performance and quality to be obtained.

  • Provided full Operational closing support to a full suite of origination and default related products and services to top national and regional mortgage originators and servicers.
  • Coordinate and conduct training and conferences to ensure an optimal level of client service, performance and metrics are obtained.
  • Updated policies to meet current compliance standards and procedures for regulatory agencies including but not limited to the CFPB. Also reviewed advertising materials for compliance with all regulatory lending laws.
  • Utilized existing reports and created new reports to monitor vendor performance and provide data for monthly vendor scorecard.
  • Ensure accurate transmission of loan information by reviewing Lending Portal (LPS/MSP).
  • Conduct offsite/onsite seminars, representing company at industry trade shows.
  • Developed and implemented departmental procedures and system enhancements to improve customer service and performance resulting in companywide efficiencies in time management and cost savings.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Real Estate Certificate

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