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Manager of Vender Relations

Company: Keter Environmental Services
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About UsKeter Environmental Services is a full-service waste and recycling management company operating on a national platform. As a national environmental services provider, we manage 500 client programs and work with over 1700 providers nationally. Our team is made up of real estate, financial, and environmental professionals that understand the complexities of commercial and municipal properties and the unique challenges they present. We specialize in developing value-based solutions to implement and maintain the most efficient, sustainable, and economical solution for each individual property's waste stream.Visit for more information.Comprehensive Benefits PackageWe are a small business and are proud to offer big business perks for all our employees.For more information about Keter's perks go to

  • Hybrid work schedule (up to 3 days work from home)
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Annual Bonus Plan at Every Level
  • Continuous Learning and Development Opportunities
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings with Company Match; Immediate Vesting
  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Life Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability (Company paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Including birthday off, community volunteer hours and summer Fridays
  • 9 Paid HolidaysJob purposeThe Vendor Relations Manager has responsibility for the day to day management of vendors providing services for waste hauling, disposal, and recycling. The position will evaluate service, resolve price and service disputes, and communicate regularly with vendors to ensure a safe and effective operation under the direction and supervision of the Director of Procurement. The position will provide leadership in developing a robust national platform for the procurement of all services. Duties and responsibilities
    • Manages partners and service providers for service related issues and disputes including billing disputes
    • Maintains relationships and reviews the quality of service we receive from our suppliers to ensure our standards and expectations are met
    • Ensures that vendor information and paperwork is current
    • Collaborates with Operations, Finance, and other Management teams to ensure successful delivery of services in the marketplace
    • Monitors vendor performance against contractual service level agreements and issue resolution
    • Develops and monitors metrics to evaluate vendor performance
    • Develops an understanding of vendor and client requirements and Procurement Department's role in exceeding client expectations
    • Develops a working knowledge of the company's operational and general business applications including but not limited to Operations, Customer Service, Accounting, and Vendor Relations. The incumbent is responsible for understanding of how these functions contribute to the day to day and long-term strategy of the business
    • Ensures that vendor COI's are current
    • Maintains proper documentation of all Procurement related activities. *Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent in professional experience will be highly considered.
      • 3-6 years procurement experience preferred.
      • Experience managing vendors and 3 rd party performance.
      • Experience in developing bidding documents and conducting request for proposal (RFP) process.
      • Experience in managing regional and national programs.
      • Strong negotiation skills and experience.
      • Comfortable working in a high growth, fast-paced environment.
      • Detail oriented, adaptability, strong sense of urgency, accountability, drive for results.
      • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
      • Working knowledge of basic contracting documents.
      • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and summarize into comprehensive reports.
      • Proficient in the use Microsoft office with advanced Excel skills.
      • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Keywords: Keter Environmental Services, Stamford , Manager of Vender Relations, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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