Vendor Management Specialist

West Midlands
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP35000/annum
12 Apr 2017
25 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
KellyOCG a global leader in Recruitment Outsourcing and Vendor Management is seeking and experienced Vendor Management Specialist (VMS) to expedite the hiring process of contract employees for a complex or high volume account by using an e-procurement tool and managing relationships between the client (hiring managers) and the approved vendors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Requisition Creation and Order fulfillment
- Create/assist hiring manager in creating requisition and enter into VMS tool.
- Screen information on incoming Requisition.
- Broadcast job posting/requisition via e-tool.
- Monitor daily progress of requisition and follow up accordingly.
- Short List candidates and provide high quality candidates to hiring manager.
- Coordinate and schedule interviews for hiring managers.
- Help manager select and reject candidate in VMS tool.
- Negotiate bill rates to ensure that they are aligned with current market rates.
- Adhere to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Americans with Disabilities Act, and affirmative action guidelines.
- Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) objectives are met.
- Utilise bill rate benchmarking data and competitive bidding to ensure cost containment for the customer.
- Build customer and supplier relationships through professional rapport, consistent follow-up and maintaining contact and ongoing communication.
- Proactively identify service delivery issues and provide appropriate and timely solutions.
- Conduct weekly/monthly Supplier review calls.
- Conduct training to Suppliers and hiring managers.
- Act as a liaison with Suppliers to resolve daily operational issues. Escalate as appropriate.

- Prepare and conduct Supplier Scorecard Activity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Previous experience working in a Vendor Management, Neutral Vendor or Managed Service role, using web based technology to manage a process.

Understands HR/Staffing practices such as on-boarding, off-boarding, screening, talent management, recruiting, employment law, contract language, etc.

Experience IT and/or Pharmaceutical recruiting/staffing experience highly desireable.

IT Skills:

- Word
- Excel
- PowerPoint
- Web-based/VMS/ATS technology (such as: Fieldglass, IQN, Ariba Sourcing, Ariba Buyer, Oracle , SAP, Peoplesoft, HRIS , Workday, Coupa, Taleo)