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Collaboration is a common practice in business. Companies engage the services of other companies to achieve their targets. To ensure successful partnership, establishing and maintaining a good work relationship between both parties is key. This is what a great vendor manager brings to the table. They are relationship-builders whose main goal is to provide a company with the best vendor for each need. Whether it be a new vehicle for transportation or a new computer system to monitor dispatches, vendor managers lead the process of looking for and selecting suitable vendors. 

Vendor managers are employed in many industries including logistics, manufacturing, retailers, production companies, and many more. For as long as a business engages with vendors for products and services, there will be a vendor manager who takes charge of it all. Generally, vendor managers work on a full-time arrangement and stay on-site. However, traveling may be required to visit and inspect other possible vendors. The work schedule is largely in the daytime. 

Recruiters use job descriptions to compile a list of requirements and responsibilities of vendor managers. It is crucial for hiring managers to think of the job description as a way to introduce the hiring company to job seekers. Make them excited to apply. They can let them know what a great opportunity awaits the successful candidate for vendor manager. 

 

Responsibilities of a Vendor Manager

 

Vendor managers help develop and establish a company’s policies for vendors. They use these policies as a guide in the present and future suppliers. Vendor managers keep abreast of industry-specific market trends, sales trends, suppliers, prices, and best practices. In this way, they can find the best product at the best price when the company needs it. In selecting new vendors to conduct business with, vendor managers negotiate the prices, review contracts, and collaborate with the company’s legal team in contract signing. 

Also, vendor managers manage existing vendors and take care of their relationship with the business. This entails updating them on all relevant transactions, answering their inquiries, and managing their expectations. 

 

Skills and Qualifications of a Vendor Manager

 

For interested candidates who would like to apply as a vendor manager, a bachelor’s degree in marketing, business management, supply chain management, or a related field. Generally, employers prefer candidates with a strong background in vendor management. Candidates for this position need a valid driver’s license because traveling for work may be part of the job. 

Vendor managers engage with many people like contractors, suppliers, team members, and managers. Because of this, candidates must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, listening, and communication skills. They must be comfortable and confident in speaking and negotiating with people coming from different backgrounds. The ability to follow written and verbal instructions are likewise necessary. Additionally, vendor managers monitor and deal with multiple vendors and suppliers simultaneously. As such, candidates need to manage time well, be organized, and efficient in handling multiple tasks. Lastly, data entry and computer skills are also essential. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Vendor Manager

What is the best way to find and hire a Vendor Manager near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Vendor Manager applicants. Employers posting their Vendor Manager job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Vendor Manager applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Vendor Manager are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 2 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Vendor Manager positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Vendor Manager role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Vendor Manager job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Vendor Managers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 161% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Vendor Manager applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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