DuPont’s Global Headquarters located in Wilmington DE has a Vendor Manager position available. This is a highly visible, key role within the HR Shared Services Team. This Position will require a person of vision, integrity and commitment, as well as substantial leadership and influencing experience, maturity and judgment.
This vendor manager role in Human Resources will be responsible for managing 10-15 vendors in the Benefits area as well as undertaking vendor-related project work. The successful incumbent will have or develop an in-depth understanding of the services being provided by these vendors and how these add value to DuPont. As a vendor manager, they will be responsible for managing the vendors’ performance for the DuPont Companies and will work closely with personnel including the Benefits team who oversee day to day delivery of benefits services through these vendors as well as Sourcing, Finance and Legal. Upon assuming this role, the incumbent will play a significant role in vendor-related projects for a period of between 6-18 months, at which point the incumbent will transition into the vendor management responsibilities on a full time basis. At times going forward, the incumbent will continue to be involved in project work as it relates to implementing new services or service changes.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work with vendor(s) to build and maintain healthy sustainable business relationships and alliances through communication, information sharing and active partnering
Effectively understands interrelationship between processes, technologies, and people to create mutually beneficial opportunities for DuPont and the vendor(s)
Proactively works with vendor(s) to drive improvements that result in cost reduction, productivity and service enhancements, while focusing on Company strategies and the broader business context
Establish and lead vendor performance program that includes vendor metrics, key performance indicators and analysis, scorecards and formal business reviews.
Proactively work with vendors and DuPont personnel to assess and manage impact of business decisions, in advance, on stakeholders such as participants, Corporate functions in DuPont, government agencies and the external community
Effectively uses contract and requirement language in management of vendor relationship and vendor performance; knows limitations of contracts and creatively works to solution/solve needs not addressed in contracts
Ensures service/product requirement documentation is maintained and changes are updated in a timely way through appropriate processes
Develops, implements, and drives compliance of DuPont vendor management, sourcing, change request and financial processes in this work
Supports internal and external audit of vendor and their services, while ensuring control environment meets our standards
Works with Legal, Sourcing, Finance and HR personnel to address liability, financial & operational risk and impacts
Track Company spend on each vendor against established budget and manage financial aspects of requisitions/commitment
Works with DuPont Sourcing personnel to negotiate and determine supplier selection
Establish and drive process to onboard new suppliers and improve supplier consolidation
Undertake vendor-related project responsibilities for the first 6-18 months, and on an ad-hoc basis as needed going forward
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer.
DuPont is an E-Verify employer.
In order to be qualified for this role, you
5+ years’ experience in Contract administration/management experience
Experience in benefits work is strongly preferred
The following skill sets are
by the business unit:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business management, Human Resources management, Financial management, or other related field is preferred
HR Shared Services Consultant
North America-USA-Delaware-WILMINGTON OFFICE BLDGS [DPNT](1150)
Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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