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Vendor Manager

Company: Old Dominion Freight Line
Location: Thomasville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Old Dominion Freight Line is seeking to fill a newly established role to manage the development and the oversight of Vendor Management policies, procedures and structures. This role will provide management and guidance to the organization for Vendor selection and continuous reviews to control cost, drive service excellence and mitigate risk.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies to identify and resolve vendor quality issues
  • Oversee the evaluation and selection of vendors, as well as the negotiation of purchase contracts or service level agreements
  • Manage the communication between OD and third-party vendors
  • Manage the development of processes and policies relating to the review of vendors
  • Serve as point of contact to business leaders to address risks associated with vendor selection
  • Collaborate with business department leaders to ensure pre-contract due diligence activities are performed and appropriate Service Level Agreements are tracked as a part of the ongoing operational monitoring process
  • Work alongside Purchasing team to ensure proper procedures are followed as it relates to vendor selection
  • Provide updates to management on any vendor issues, concerns and remedial actions required
  • Serve as liaison with IT department to ensure existing and new vendors are compliant with Information Security requirements
  • Provide support on audits regarding all vendorsJob QualificationsEducation:
    • Bachelor's Degree with focus in Business Administration or Risk Management required, or in-lieu of degree equivalent experienceExperience:
      • 5+ years of experience working in Vendor Management or Risk Management
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Strong communication skills
      • Experience creating and presenting on highly confidential information
      • Experience working with senior management leadership preferred

Keywords: Old Dominion Freight Line, Winston-Salem , Vendor Manager, Executive , Thomasville, North Carolina

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