Vendor Relationship Managers Job Descriptions
A vendor relationship manager is responsible for building and managing relationships with companies that supply products and services to his organization. He works to ensure that vendors meet or exceed their contractual obligations by delivering quality products and services on time. When a vendor relationship manager does his job correctly, he contributes to the efficiency, productivity and success of his company.
interpersonal skills are essential for this job. Vendor relationship managers must be able to negotiate and collaborate with vendors at many different levels. This requires good presentation and communication skills to ensure vendors understand their contractual requirements. Vendor relationship managers also need good analytical qualities to monitor and review vendors’ financial and operational performances