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Director - Vendor Management

Chennai, IN
Technology (Technology - IT)


Job Description

Business Unit:

Core Responsibilities :

  • Overall responsibility to develop best-in-class global vendor governance strategies while maintaining or improving quality, performance and risk mitigation
  • Coordinate all vendor management tasks inclusive of working with external vendors and internal employees.
  • Support programs across global IT through standardization of tools and processes and ongoing communication with regional and bottler leadership;
  • Support sourcing strategies and manage global IT, legal, finance & procurement key stakeholders and vendor relationships;
  • Develop deep, strategic relationships with vendors and understand strategically how to create mutually beneficial opportunities;
  • Helps to resolve both internal and external vendor issues, which are normally expected to be encountered in larger global deals;
  • Ensure to track, measure, report and evaluate vendor performance.
  • Identify and implement continuously enhance efficiencies associated with vendor management plus produce fulfillment.
  • Lead strategic direction and portfolio optimization of spend, partners and services.
  • Develops and leads a world-class team focused on best-in-class reliability engineering and operations methodologies

Skills:

  • Strong technical/functional understanding of vendor management tool-sets
  • Strong technical knowledge of current hardware, software, services, telecom, and standards
  • Project and budget management expertise
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed, keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Ability to influence executive leadership
  • Ability to establish rapport, credibility, and influence in a highly cross-functional, matrixed organization
  • Highly collaborative with a strong work ethic
  • Familiarity with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
  • Familiarity with ITIL and/or eTOM frameworks
  • Fast/Agile:& Removes barriers to move faster.& Experiments and adapts.& Thrives under pressure and fast pace.

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Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Equivalent&

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Experience& & & &

  • 05-10 years well-rounded management experience (preferd IT experience)
  • 5+ years of vendor management experience
  • 5+ years managing teams and leaders




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