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Vendor Relations Manager

Company: Koala Insulation Headquarters
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Summary*

The Vendor Manager will need to source new vendor relationships that will benefit the overall system in each of our brands. This includes identifying a problem within the brand and sourcing a vendor solution.The Vendor Manager will manage new and existing vendor relationship within our family of brands. Responsibilities include monitoring vendors to ensure compliance with system policies, attending company meetings, and informing new vendors of their responsibilities. You should also be able to cancel vendor contracts should system vendors fail to perform adequately.

To be successful as a Vendor Manager, you should be detail-oriented and adept at negotiating vendor contracts. Ultimately, an outstanding Vendor Manager should be able to multitask effectively as well as demonstrate exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Must also have excellent communication skills and be able to think on the spot.

*Responsibilities*

- Developing and sustaining long-standing relationships with company-approved vendors.

- Meeting with suitable vendors to assess their products, inquire about their services, negotiate pricing, and communicate any product or service-related concerns.

- Conducting research on available vendors to determine the best solution in the market for system needs.

- Continually monitoring sales trends to determine which products are more popular than others.

- Implementing vendor selection programs to ensure that the best vendors are secured.

- Conducting interviews with new vendors and informing approved vendors of their responsibilities and obligations.

- Establishing standards by which to assess the performance of approved vendors.

- Evaluating current vendor management programs and identifying ways to improve them.

- Negotiate revenue share for the Franchisor

- Reach out to our family of vendors for participation and sponsorships for our annual conference

- Create a calendar of regular update calls to hold with our family of brands featuring each of our vendor partners throughout the year

*Experience and Education Requirements: *

* Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, marketing, business administration, or a related field, or experience in lieu of degree.
* Proven experience working as a vendor manager.
* Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
* Strong negotiation, management, and decision-making skills.
* Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* What kind of company culture are you looking for?

Education:
* Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:
* Vendor management: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Koala Insulation Headquarters, Melbourne , Vendor Relations Manager, Executive , Melbourne, Florida

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