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Vendor Alliance Manager

GE Energy
Atlanta, GA 30303
**Job Description Summary**

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market



**Job Description**



**Essential Responsibilities**



+ Serve as the single Point of Contact for all Field Services supplier performance issues.

+ Build relationships and work closely with supplier leadership teams to identify, analyze, and prioritize performance needs, as well as drive performance improvements.

+ Develop a systematic evaluation process that will produce a competitive advantage for GE through the utilization of an expanded supplier base.

+ Actively drive vendor accountability through defined expectations

+ Champion supplier review board that ensures business objectives for vendors support GE Field Services business strategy.

+ Partner with sourcing to build supplier base that offers high quality and cost-effective solutions for project staffing and repair needs.

+ Partner with sourcing to accomplish strategic initiatives

+ Develop Request for Quotes (RFQs) when Labor Suppliers need to submit proposals for future work scopes.

+ Lead VWF audits/assessments for GE compliance

+ Work with VWF teams to develop and implement new / improved staffing techniques as appropriate; simplification and digitization

+ Address competitive challenges (change in market, GE growth, cost containment).

+ Work closely with supplier headquarters teams on operating enhancements (ERP, Invoicing, etc.)

+ Assist in the effective management of Variable Purchase Labor costs and development of cost management strategies



**Qualifications/Requirements**



Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 8 years Services experience)



Minimum of 5 years of experience in contract management.



Minimum of 5 years of experience in staffing development.



Minimum of 5 years of experience in operations.



**ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:**



Ability and willingness to travel, as required



**Desired Characteristics**



Master's Degree in Business Administration



Prior leadership experience



Prior experience with Field Services processes and ability to manage variable workforce and supplier processes



Strong project management skills



Strong customer service mindset



Six Sigma training (GE Employees only)



Ability to influence and work in and with a global team



Knowledge of implementing organizational change in a cross-functional organization



Knowledge of process improvement techniques



Strong oral and written communication skills



Strong interpersonal and leadership skills



'Strong consideration will be given to Steam Power and Fieldcore applicants.'



**Additional Information**



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf . at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).



**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No

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Posted: 2021-01-13 Expires: 2021-02-12

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