Randstad Supplier Manager in Mountain View, California
location:Mountain View, CA
salary:$59.18 - $65.75 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Establishes and maintains partnerships with global suppliers to ensure Google XWS business goals and objectives are accomplished and achieved.
Creates and fosters a partnership approach to business issues and provides resolutions created by the partnerships.
Works through supplier strategies created to focus on efficient supplier activities.
Develops and supports ongoing supplier recommendations with respect to requirements through business data transaction assessments, supplier performance, and market analysis.
Manages the operational aspect of the supplier partnership by performing activities which provide evaluations of suppliers for adherence to required performance indicators and provides accountability.
Train supplier team members to consistently confirm compliance and expectations have been achieved to accomplish Supplier Partnership goals.
Evaluates supplier business practices, capabilities, competencies, distribution capabilities, eligibility to participate, financial viability and quality ensuring the supplier is strongest option.
Consults with Google Program Manager and other stakeholders ensuring proper selection and overall negotiations in order to maximize profitability.
Responsible for identifying and resolving day to day issues impacting program strategy and ensures a timely resolution for supplier issues.
Supports awareness of the supplier communities? business activities and capabilities with client end user .
Partners with Google xWS and Diversity management teams which support efforts to meet diversity spend
Identifies compliance related issues and works with the Compliance Department to find suitable resolutions while maintaining efficient processes to serve the client end user.
Responsible for managing the effectiveness of the Google Temp program, by
measuring supplier performance and achievement against SLA?s. Makes recommendations required to improve end user satisfaction where needed.
Supports the creation of fair and competitive business practices in support of client objectives. - - Preparing performance analysis and ensuring optimal performance of its suppliers.
Develops and creates supplier scorecards and prepares executive summaries to present to Google, Program Manager and client executives on a monthly and quarterly basis.
Use statistics and business experience to make recommendations to optimize vendor program support.
Ensures, monitors, and reports on supplier performance and metric measurements. Works directly with the Program Managers in developing corrective action plans.
Manages quality reviews and metrics to ensure supplier compliance and quality service are meeting program objectives.
Develops and partners with XWS management to conduct supplier events and ongoing business reviews. Create plans to develop efficient requirements for success.
Supports billing negotiations and cost savings activities for programs.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree in related field or equivalent experience.
7 years full time work experience, with five (5) years operations experience in a service level industry with a proven track record measured by increased responsibilities.
4 years of experience in a managed service program, preferably in supplier relationship role.
Able to communicate effectively and clearly in writing and orally, both in one-on-one and in group presentation situations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Experience within a personnel service organization preferable.
Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of staff and management.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.