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Vendor Manager
Ref No.: 18-07246
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Duration: 1 year
Title: Vendor Operations Manager

As a Vendor Operations Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring efficient vendor operations for our products. You will lead the day-to-day vendor operations and effectively manage vendor performance with transparent metrics, data-driven decisions and industry leading vendor management techniques.
You will also be responsible for managing and delivering Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for the aligned workflows.
Our clients brand is only as strong as our users' trust--and their steadfast belief that our guiding principles are what's best for them. Our Trust and Safety team has the critical responsibility of protecting our clients users by ensuring online safety by fighting web abuse and fraud across different products.
On this team, you're a big-picture thinker and strategic leader. You understand the user's point of view and are passionate about using your combined technical, sales and customer service acumen to protect our users. You work globally and cross-functionally with developers and Product Managers to navigate challenging online safety situations and handle abuse and fraud cases (read: fast!).
Help us prove that quality on the Internet trumps all. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain alignment with multiple Trust and Safety product areas. Lead strategic, complex and/or time-sensitive projects by defining clear objectives, dependencies, risks, owners and follow through mechanisms.
Manage vendor operations and be responsible for medium to large-sized vendor teams and delivering on all SLAs. Run RFI's and RFP's to onboard new vendors Manage capacity planning based on forecasted volumes and location/language strategy Make process, tools, data and metrics improvements.
Lead the development of the vendor budget for the product functions and site and incorporate input from product functions. Provide input to vendor selection, forecasting, resource and budget planning for vendor operations.


Skill/Experience/Education
  • Mandatory5 years of experience working in a related area. Experience in vendor, operations or project management and data analysis. Experience in setting up new teams to ramp up evolving workflows with minimum guidance Experience in site transfers or ramping down vendor teams
  • DesiredMBA or similar post-graduate degree. PMP, Six Sigma certification or experience driving process and operational improvements.
  • Experience working with globally managed service providers with knowledge of outsourcing. Experience automating or improving tool functionality through collaboration with Engineering or Program Management teams. Experience in managing and influencing global or cross-functional internal stakeholders


NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.