Vendor Management Coordinator
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Provides support for the vendor/supplier management program. Provides support for internal sourcing, financial, and security requirements around vendor engagements and operational requirements.
- Support best practices for the creation of, build out, and ongoing management of a global vendor portfolio which include: vendor contacts and escalation paths; contracts and service orders, maintenance and support renewals, vendor spend, and vendor performance
- Facilitate the due diligence and onboarding process of potential new vendors as well as support the offboarding of vendors
- Create purchase orders and obtain approvals, manage technology invoice process and approvals
- Utilize and administer the vendor management database to add, maintain, track, and organize third-party vendor information and documents as well as setting up new users in the system
- Maintain functional relationships with vendors and provide excellent service to internal and external partners
- Assist in identifying and documenting process requirements for improved operational efficiencies
- Prior experience in a customer focused or administrative position required (vendor/service provider management experience preferred)
- Experience working between internal and external stakeholders
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines
- Self-motivated and able to learn new concepts, new technologies and processes
- Demonstrated decision-making and problem-solving skills
- Proficient use of various core systems, office and computer equipment and software packages
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing/procurement/contract management
- Experience with databases, legal or billing documentation
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Last updated July 20th, 2022.
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