Vendor Manager

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Vendor Manager job in Greensboro, NC! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Type:                      Fulltime (40 hours / week) contract

Length:                  6 – 12-month assignment

Pay:                        32.00 hour

Shift/Hours:          8A – 5P



Responsibilities for this Vendor Manager job include, but are not limited to:   

  • Identify and manage vendor risks per the Enterprise Vendor Management policy and guidelines
  • Create, streamline and document business unit specific processes, compliance reports and standard operating procedures, as required, to support the Corporate Vendor Management Program
  • Implement vendor performance management framework (e.g. scorecards, improvement plans)
  • Perform ongoing vendor monitoring such as call monitoring, review of Vendor Service Organization Control (SOC) reports (formerly Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16) and Service Levels Tracking/remediation
  • Work with the second line of defense (e.g. Operational Risk Management (ORM), Compliance) to ensure corresponding risks are being managed and mitigated per second line expectations
  • Coordinate vendor risk reviews across second line of defense, IT Risk Management functions
  • Develop and effectively execute on vendor contingency and termination/transition plans
  • Lead and participate in Vendor Business Continuity planning and testing
  • Serve as vendor escalation point for vendor issues and risks
  • Participate in vendor onsite inspections
  • Communicate overall relationship health and vendor performance to Business Unit Manager and Senior Leadership
  • Facilitate sourcing and contract requests to Enterprise Spend Management (ESM) on behalf of business unit
  • Initiate and manage contract renewal and execution activities
  • Assist with negotiations and decision making on contracts, Master Agreements, and/or Statements of Work
  • Coordinate financial and business approval activities including business case development, tracking and governance
  • Ensure contract compliance for documented terms and conditions
  • Identify and implement cost optimization opportunities
  • Operate and deliver results in a highly matrixed, integrated team environment


Qualifications for this Vendor Manager job:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Operations, Engineering, Procurement, Management and Logistics, or equivalent education and related training
  • Five years of experience in business functions or relevant experience in sourcing, procurement, supply chain, materials management or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of business processes and how the vendor relationship fits it
  • Strong analytical skills (statistics and forecast modeling)
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal; experience communicating frequently with executive management
  • Negotiation and consulting experience
  • Procurement and vendor management experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products


Why work for Adecco?

  • Weekly pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Skills Training
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits


IMPORTANT: This Vendor Manager job is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office To be considered for this position, you must use the “Apply with Adecco” button to submit your resume


The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services  Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world  We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career  Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions  Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans


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