Vendor Management Specialist - 1609449TH

Beaverton-OR
 Job-ID :   1609449TH 
  Category :  Specialists 
  Position Type : Contract Remote 

Job Description

Become a Part of the Client, Inc. Team

 

Client, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Client, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Client is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at Client Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.  Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

 

Description

Client Technology brings together technology and process expertise to create value for the consumer. We deliver one-stop, integrated process and technology capabilities that enable Client, Inc.'s businesses and brands worldwide. Our focus is on providing Lean solutions that eliminate waste, maximize consumer value, and drive profitable business growth. 

 

As the PICC Business Operations Vendor Support Specialist, your role on the team will include leveraging your knowledge of industry best practices, communication and problem-solving skills to assist in managing the vendor lifecycle across Product Innovation & Consumer Creation.  In this position you will function as a hub of communication and tracking for all aspects of vendor management ensuring alignment across all of PICC.

 
Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain forecast and master calendar of contract renewals
  • Develop reporting and vendor metrics and scorecards to track performance
  • Plan and schedule strategic reviews of vendor performance
  • Document Engineering and Cyber Ops roadmap plans for vendors
  • Support divestiture and on-boarding of new vendor relationships
  • Work with Value Added Resellers to obtain quotes and pricing
  • Establish meeting cadence, facilitate, and document renewal decision points
  • Drive process adherence, consensus building, and timeline management
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Five years of information technology experience or vendor management
  • Strong background in vendor metrics and reporting
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of information technology systems and process
  • Experience in vendor setup / on-boarding
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with vendor contracts and service agreements
  • The ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to describe complex situations in simple terms
  • Comfortable with interfacing with other internal partners
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work
  • Resolves problems independently and/or through a support team
  • Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential

Additional skills and qualifications preferred, but not required

  • Experience negotiating contracts including price and structure
  • Finance or Accounting background
  • Knowledge of information security principles and practice

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