Vendor Management Analyst

Location: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Date Posted: 12-17-2018
NorthShore Resources has a contract to hire opportunity for a Vendor Management Analyst with our client in Minneapolis, MN. 

Job Duties:
  • Drive operational execution of Department workflow.  Support Associate role as needed to complete work in timely manner as noted in Department service levels.
  • On Small size project(s), collaborate with IT Business partners to establish and document project goals for sourcing event. Communicate goals to Department Leadership and Contract Specialist to build comprehensive contract post selection.
  • Complete collection of benchmark data for application during sourcing events and negotiations in partnership with Sr Analyst.  Coordinate logistics for RFI, RFP presentations, reviews and completion.  Partner with Sr Analyst on bid response analysis.
  • Requests discounts from suppliers for annual maintenance renewals using standardized templates.
  • Participate in internal department discussions on negotiation strategy as learning opportunity and customer support to IT Business Partners.
  • Execute signatures and support documentation as part of contract workflow tool in partnership with Contract Specialist and Vendor.
  • Perform analysis of Vendor Scorecard results and drive understanding of impact to vendor relationships for IT Business Partners. Validate data for scorecard.
  • Participate in internal discussions on impact of scorecard results; including path to grow, exit current suppliers. Coordinate logistics for ongoing vendor review sessions
  • Coordinate logistics for vendor on-boarding process in partnership with Sr Analyst Partner with Department Leadership to contribute objectives, criteria, standards and methodology and metrics for vendor management disciplines.
  • Drive data of payment status for Monthly Reporting in partnership with Sr Analyst.  Review for trends, risks and bring observations and recommendations to Sr Analyst.  Execute payment process for pre-assigned IT Business Units.  Oversee execution of PO processes; including receiving and other workflow requirements.  Collect data on PO and Contract Awards.
  • Review Monthly Department Dashboard.  Identify areas of concerns, raise recommendations on optimization.
  • Drive customer service standards on behalf of Department.  Communicate to internal customers and vendors in timely fashion with clear, concise actions and updates.  Supports recurring IT Business Owner contact to resolve simple issues; including root cause and potential solutions. 
  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served Fulfills all organizational requirements
  • Completes all required learning relevant to the role
  • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
  • Communicates in a respective manner.
  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.
  • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
  • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
  • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
  • Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies

Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants. 
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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