Location : Pasig City – Salary : Competitive Type : Permanent Main Industry : Job ID : 98314309 Advertiser : Posted On : 31 December 2019 30/01/2020 Executive, Vendor Management – 46563 Operations – Philippines Pasig City, National Capital Reg OVERVIEW: Vendor Management Business Officer is responsible for ensuring that costing are sent to CS within the agreed turn-around time and continuously developing vendor capabilities and capacity to support business needs. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Smart Costing and Design -Serve as the Operations Point of Contact (POC) and provide full, consultative project design support to Client Service -Collaborate/negotiate with stakeholders — Client Service, Operations Team and Vendor Partners (if necessary) to ensure/understand effective and cost efficient design of projects -Collaborate/negotiate with Vendor Partners to provide the best cost in a timely manner to all RFQs sent by Client Service -Continuous Process Improvement and automation where needed Vendor Management Business Partner and Support -Award projects to vendor partners (Field and SUD) based on capability and capacity in a timely manner -Supports smooth project execution by providing appropriate and timely release of token to respondent based on project specs -Conduct training to vendors to ensure skills and expertise are built across all vendors -Collaborate with Project Management Team to understand areas for improvement of vendor partners in terms of project execution and processing -Organize KPI discussion and action planning meeting to provide feedback and recognition to vendor partners on their project execution -Capacity Planning to ensure accurate forecast to support business needs -Continuously look and accredit professional vendors who can support our business needs -Ensure that all vendor partners adhere to Nielsen Policies and Guideline with complete and accurate documentation (e.g. NDA, Accreditation documents, MSA) -Provides timely update of KPI/Protrack and Compliance metrics -Accurately and timely process project contracts and billings to release payment on time to vendor partners -Process documentation and Vendor profiles are updated and complete -Continuous Improvement of process to help overall Operations team in optimizing cost, CS in winning more projects and other stakeholders for smoother transactions CORE COMPETENCIES AND EXPERTISE: -Fresh graduate related courses in Industrial Engineering, Business Management or with 1 to 2 years experience. -Solid understanding of the interview process, preferably in market research, and familiarity with commonly used terminologies and jargons -Strong negotiation, communication and People Smart; able to effectively solve problems and diffuse any potential conflicts -Ability to prioritize, and work under pressure -Organized with strong time management skills; proactive and able to meet deadlines and follow-up on action items -Detail-oriented, both in giving instructions and monitoring process and deliverables -Thorough understanding of the related Nielsen SOPs and fieldwork standards -Good command of English and local language (Filipino), both verbal and written -Computer literacy and accurate keyboard skills -Process Improvement and automation where needed ABOUT NIELSEN We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen Primary Location: Pasig City, National Capital Reg

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