Vendor Management Specialist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Accomplished vendor relations leader skilled in maintaining vendor compliance with company, legal and regulatory requirements. Knowledgeable about risk management and avoidance strategies. Attentive, organized and analytical with proactive and diligent nature.

Demonstrated history of strengthening policies, procedures and key relationships with effective negotiation, project management and decision-making abilities. Effective at coordinating teams, documentation and resources to accomplish program objectives. Polished, professional and diplomatic in all interactions.

  • Served on ACH taskforce to develop new District wide payment policy.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork
  • Supervision
  • Plan oversight
Work History
04/2019 to Current Vendor Management Specialist Navy Federal Credit Union | Riverside, CA,

Helped to research, vet and onboard new vendors, set up contracts and establish connections.

  • Organized and maintained vendor records in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  • Authored statements of work and supported sourcing activities for Type, Type and Type contracts.
  • Maintained current documentation and submitted timely reports.
  • Directed initiatives to automate vendor data and maintain controls to smooth validation and acceptance processes.
06/2018 to 04/2019 General Manager Carino's Italian Restaurant | Kansas City, KS,
  • Managed order cycle to enhance business development and maintain sustainability and customer satisfaction.
  • Reduced expenses by effectively negotiating contractor prices, terms and service agreements.
  • Initiated new sales and marketing plans for product roll-outs, including developing sales, distribution and media strategy.
  • Maintained relationships with customers and found new ones by identifying needs and offering appropriate services.
  • Increased revenue by Number% by working closely with Number key vendors.
  • Increased monthly gross sales from $Number to $Number and exceeded goals for sales, revenue and profit margins.
  • Identified, hired and trained highly-qualified staff by teaching best practices, procedures and sales strategies.
  • Monitored metrics and marketing investments to assess performance and implement continuous improvements.
  • Handled all customer relations issues pleasantly, enabling quick resolution and client satisfaction.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive salesperson training program.
  • Organized promotional events and interacted with community to increase sales volume.
  • Managed budget implementations, employee reviews, training, schedules and contract negotiations.
  • Organized budgets, oversaw P&Ls and achieved margin targets consistently to stay on track with growth plans.
  • Increased revenue streams by reducing costs, managing schedules and performing variance and risk analysis to implement corrective actions.
06/2016 to 04/2018 Asst Store Manager Circle K Stores, Inc. | Fleming Island, FL,
  • Supervised and evaluated staff of Number including other assistant managers, enabling them to improve skills, achieve daily objectives and attain advancement.
  • Provided weekly work schedules to employees to accommodate business demands and vacation requests.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Maintained positive customer relationships by responding quickly to customer service inquiries.
  • Directed merchandising, promotion and brand loyalty efforts for business segment with greatest sales volume.
06/2006 to 04/2008 Human Resources Manager Arconic | FL, State,
  • Provided guidance on policies and procedures to harmonize responses, provide appropriate investigation actions and reach resolution of grievances.
  • Forecasted expected personnel demands and developed forward-thinking approaches to achieve objectives.
  • Created and implemented forward-thinking initiatives to improve employee engagement.
  • Promoted employee buy-in of organizational objectives by conducting orientations of new team members and regular town hall meetings for established employees.
  • Educated management on successful policy implementation and enforcement actions to prevent employee legal entanglements.
  • Assessed and aligned compensation packages to market to attract highly qualified applicants for organizational vacancies.
  • Structured compensation and benefits according to market conditions and budget demands.
  • Streamlined HR efficiencies, coordinated new hire orientations and provided onboarding and training for Number new employees.
  • Enhanced team workflows and employee job satisfaction by coordinating communication between managers and employees.
  • Directed onboarding and training for over Number new Type employees each year, keeping company operations smooth and production efficient with skilled candidates.
  • Devised hiring and recruitment policies for Number-employee company.
  • Discovered and resolved complex employee issues that affected management and business decisions.
Expected in Bachelors In Radio Television And Film | Communications Howard University, Washington DC, GPA:

Pass Tier 1

Pass Tier 2

  • Association of Information Technology Professionals

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  • Bachelors In Radio Television And Film

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