Our client is hiring for a Vendor Manager ASAP. This is an exciting opportunity with a growing telecom company. Client works in both the wireless and wireline space. Ideal candidate will have experience as a vendor manager – ideally with Fiber experience. Candidate can be located anywhere in the U.S. as this is a remote position.
Sourcing candidate vendors and leading the RFx process leading to the selection of a finalist.
Award notification, contract negotiations, and facilitation of contract document execution, including drafting of supporting statements of work, with input from supporting organizations
Maintaining a pool of qualified vendors to support current and anticipated needs of the business, including forecasting of vendor needs in coordination with the company’s Sales and Operations teams.
Managing vendor relationships
Serve as key point of contact/escalation for resolving vendor issues
Ensuring that vendors maintain currency with certifications, compliance and training
Resolving commercial issues and leading off boarding activities when appropriate
Maintaining vendor databases and ensuring that the organization has adequate visibility to the vendor portfolio and their status
Leading process improvement, including development of tools, processes and methodologies to simplify and accelerate the vendor management process
Skills and Qualifications:
Passionate commitment to quality and success
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
Bachelor's degree, or industry specific technical degree
Minimum 10 years of industry or relevant experience in a vendor management capacity
Familiarity with the telecom construction services community
Customer and vendor interaction experience
Strong proficiency with MS Office suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience with vendor management, PMIS, or CRM tools is a plus
What We Do TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees and project services to businesses. Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.
Technologies we support: Wireless: 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE, BTS, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations) Wireline: Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning
About us Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting. TekCom Resources, Inc. has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.
Mission As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.
Diversity TekCom Resources, Inc. is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.
TekCom Resources, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable, and will consider all qualified applications for employment.