Verizon Vendor Manager in Cary, North Carolina

What you’ll be doing...

The Third Party Vendor (TPV) Manager is responsible for Verizon negotiated Prime/Sub relationships supporting the proposed solution, including customer specific vendors. The Vendor Manager will also oversee existing customer third-party vendor contracts.

The TPV Supplier Manager is responsible for the additional activities:

  • Ensures the supporting maintenance and support contracts are in place for all non-standard contracts.

  • Compile, track and manage TPV Budgets for Non-standard suppliers.

  • Organize, schedule and supervise third-party vendor data gathering activities.

  • Track ongoing delivery of service with Verizon third-party vendor and client partners.

  • Act as a point of escalation for trouble ticket resolution for third-party vendor service problems as necessary.

  • Intervene with third-party vendor management to escalate service failures.

  • Develop monthly report of third-party vendor service using data provided by third-party vendors.

  • Review third-party vendor monthly invoices, verify and approve them for payment.

  • Effect continuous improvement of third-party vendor services.

  • Provide contract management of subcontracted, LOA and novated third party vendor in support of complex outsourcing deal.

  • Facilitate third party contract renewals where necessary, engaging contract management, sourcing and legal departments as necessary

  • Ensure Third Party Vendor (TPV) management data is updated in Verizon systems

  • Coordinate TPV activities within the bid team during the program life cycle

  • Ensure agreements are finalized with the Third Party Vendors, implement and transition

  • Provide vendor information required to align the Third Party Vendor processes with Verizon ordering, billing, delivery and invoicing processes

  • Lead transition and novation project phases with respect to TPV Services and contracts

  • Conduct TPV reviews with all Program Stakeholders

  • Provide information to exercise Benchmark and Market Watch reviews

  • Defining and implementing optimizations scenarios for TPVs in order to reduce overall costs of programs and service delivery

  • Assist sales team in identifying potential new revenue opportunities

  • Ensure smooth transition of TPVs from closure of sale to implementation

  • Work with finance department to ensure funding is allocated to provide appropriate support of TPVs

  • Compile, track and forecast TPV expenditure within assigned program

  • Drafting, agreeing and implementing optimization scenarios for services provided by Third Party Vendors in order to reduce overall cash out.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience

  • Four or more years of experience with third party vendor management including but not limited to budget management, monthly accounts receivables and accounts payable, contract renewal and support of outsourcing deals.

  • Four or more years of developing financial reporting and communication deliverables

  • Four or more years working in a service delivery enviroment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Even better if you have:

  • A degree

  • ITIL certification

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Track record of analyzing large amounts of data and delivering cost benefits

  • Ability to influence senior internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple overlapping deals at one time

  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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