Job Details


Requisition Number 17-0016
Title Vendor Management Specialist
Department Field Operations
City Centennial
State CO
Description

The Vendor Management Specialist will partner with companies that supply products and services to NCM.  This position will evaluate, negotiate and collaborate with vendors, explain NCM’s expectations and standards and create purchase orders.  This position will process invoices and coordinate expense tracking.  Working alongside team members in support of our company strategies and Living the NCM values. 

Functional Area Responsibilities:

  • Support the NCM Procurement function
    • Primary liaison for select vendors and suppliers; nurturing and growing the vendor relationships through internal standards
    • Oversee the negotiation process with vendors for new items
    • Creation and verification of purchase orders
    • Ensure order acknowledgements are received and executed
    • Invoice processing and accrual reconciliation for IT Ops & Field Ops
    • Maintain shared email box for all purchasing and vendor inquiries and correspondence
    • Track and coordinate annual software renewals
    • Support hardware needs with inventory tracking and order placement
    • Coordinate wireless accounts; invoicing, usage, and cost management
    • Investigate and resolve vendor invoice discrepancies
    • Maintain vendor price lists
    • Monitor products for End of Life status
    • Maintain procurement reporting requirements in relation to performance analysis
    • Responsible for monthly department expense tracking and cost analysis
  • Participate in projects and initiatives in support of the IT Operations department
Requirements

Knowledge of/Skilled in/Ability to:

  • Working knowledge of vendor management, purchasing and procurement
  • Strong analytical and financial skills, including expense and budget management
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and maintain deadlines
  • Interact professionally with all levels of personnel, both internal & external customers
  • Strong skills in written and verbal communications
  • Attention to detail with excellent follow-up
  • Excellent customer service skills are essential
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel - intermediate to advanced level
  • Experience working with Purchasing modules in Dynamics AX

Experience and Training:

Any combination of the following experience and training (designated as required and/or preferred) that would provide the required knowledge and abilities in qualifying. 

Experience:  1+ Years in purchasing, vendor management, communications and/or customer service

Education: BS/BA preferred or equivalent applicable experience

NCM endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans pursuant to applicable federal and state law.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact People & Organization at (303)792-8899 or send an email to P&O@ncm.com with your specific accommodation request.

National CineMedia, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other status protected by law.

 

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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