Dell Software Vendor Management in Panama City, Panama
Vendor Management, Senior Advisor
Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Vendor Management on our Project/Program Management-IT team in Panama .
Game-changing technology projects need expert project managers to drive them – and that’s where our Project Program Management IT team comes into its own. We lead all aspects of IT project, program and portfolio activity and collaborate across all areas of the company to get results for our customers that exceed their expectations. Focused on completing projects and programs on time, within scope and budget, we define the project value proposition, manage resources, guide project team members and keep leaders updated on the project status and risk factors.
Own, plan, assign work and ensuring completion of required tasks of the vendor agreement renewal pipeline
Develop priorities and enlist support for action around upcoming renewals, along with assigning needed work to others within team, IT and wider Dell organization
Prompt completion for all needed activities for renewals are completed by assigned owners; create and publish regular status reports on progress.
Conduct needed investigation on each renewal to aid in developing priorities and action plans for renewals
Work directly with vendors to resolve issues and research agreements terms and payment details
Train, coach and provide advisement to individuals creating purchase orders
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent
4+ years of program or vendor management or negotiation experience, with budget impact
Intense focus on details and accuracy; intellectual curiosity, ability to drive for results and closure
Creativity and tenacity in identifying new areas to eliminate or reduce costs
Ability to manage many details and pieces of information, separate processes and cycles occurring at once
Confidence and assertiveness when engaging with outside vendors
Knowledge in payment systems and process to include Ariba, Accounts Payable, Finance, etc. to work payments through complete process within Dell, troubleshoot issues and resolve
We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
If you can keep groundbreaking projects on track, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
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