Vendor Manager-SF

Ref#: 36035
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

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Division Overview: 
The Vendor Management team oversees strategic vendor relationships on behalf of our CBS Interactive brands to ensure the highest quality and service experience is achieved.

Role Details: 
This person will work to ensure optimum contractual terms, that our partners meet or exceed their contractual obligations by delivering products and services on time, and that all internal processes are as efficient as possible for all stakeholders.

Your Day-to-Day: 
  • Responsible for contract execution for assigned new vendor relationships and renewals
  • Responsible for proactively working with business units to identify vendor partnerships and outreach list for key areas of service
  • Responsible for executing RFPs, NDAs, MSAs, and commercial vendor selection criteria where needed
  • Complete execution of contracts through appropriate queues
  • Oversee QBRs and ensure maximum efficiency and that vendors deliver desired business outcomes
  • Manage the payment stack relationships including user access and compliance reviews
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate Vendor CRM
  • Oversee and investigate Service Level Agreement reports to drive quality improvement
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Key Projects: 
  • Ensure contracts are stored, shared, and updated in system
  • Oversee inbound queue of questions about vendor partnerships and contracts
  • Perform outreach to new vendors 
  • Create and iterate on internal processes to maximize team efficiency
What you bring to the team: 
You have – 
  • The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, highly-motivated, exceptionally organized, possesses strong communication skills, analytical skills, solid computer/technical skills, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented but able to see strategic implications and end-to-end view of new vendor partnerships.
  • Adaptable and able to balance internal stakeholder needs and build external relationships
  • Outstanding people and communication skills; great collaborator / team player
  • Strong business analytical abilities and organizational skills
  • A general understanding/comfort of IT and basic financial terms and analysis
You might also have – 
  • The successful candidate should have a BA/BS degree, or equivalent training and experience.
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Direct experience in the Internet and/or advertising industries
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience required.
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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