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Vendor Relations Senior Coordinator

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Illinois City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

WHAT YOU'LL DO The Global External Content Management (GECM) team helps BCGs internal stakeholders through the enablement and procurement of research sources and tools. This includes managing research sources suppliers, providing operational support, risk reduction and act as the central coordination of stakeholders. As the Vendor Relations Senior Coordinator (internally referred to as Global Research Sources Sr Coordinator) you will work alongside the Sources Lead and the Sourcing Manager to serve as BCG's relationship manager with providers of third-party data and research. You will support the creation of internal business data strategies, planning, and drive business behaviors as it relates to vendors. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Manage, including renewals, a portfolio of vendors across different geographies and to ensure no disruptions to business Identify savings opportunities and build relationships with stakeholders and teams Lead/support multi-country and multi-function teams through supplier evaluation and selection Support/lead regular business reviews of their sources and planning Negotiate and set new vendor contracts YOU'RE GOOD AT Vendor /contract management and negotiation and other vendor oversight activities Developing and owning internal business relationships while managing external vendors Solving problems, using analytics to leverage available management information to build negotiation strategies Ability to work with minimum supervision Influencing senior business stakeholders YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS) Undergraduate degree with high academic achievement 4-6 years of relevant business experience in the professional services industry preferred Advanced knowledge of the key players in the information management industry and their strategies, pricing models, and technologies Good understanding of content rights management and copyright law concepts, and how to minimize liability and cost preferred Solid experience in negotiating with vendors at senior level Strong analytic and communication skills Excellent presence and business acumen, planning, organizational, interpersonal skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders YOU'LL WORK WITH We are part of the global external content team; covering Sourcing/Contract management, Sourcing Operations, Integration & Portal, and Training & Communications. Your role focuses on the Sourcing/Contract management vertical and will be working closely with sourcing team mates and other colleagues, and business stakeholders & vendors globally. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Effective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated (two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID19 vaccine) or subject to a religious or medical exemption.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Davenport , Vendor Relations Senior Coordinator, Other , Illinois City, Iowa

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