Job Description :
The Vendor Manager is responsible for monitoring the onboarding and ongoing activities between DXC stakeholders and third parties.
This leader collaborates with key business executives, business leaders, external Third Parties and internal subject matter experts to advance program objectives, while adhering to all documented policies and procedures.
Provides guidance and consulting on third party governance, oversight, and risk mitigation approaches throughout the third party lifecycle to business operations and key stakeholders
Helps maintain accurate risk profile reporting and dashboards, sharing the results with key stakeholders across the business
Leads the development of ongoing monitoring activities and protocols with third party relationships, bringing transparency to the residual risks of any engagements
Validates and monitors controls across relevant risk domains as well as contractual adherence through carrying out regular remote and on-
site visits with key third parties
Ensures vendor risk exposures are accurately measured and reported, escalating issues to the relevant internal partner or subject matter expert to develop an appropriate remediation plan
Coordinates with senior business leaders who serve the as Executive Sponsors for key vendors to oversee and manage their third party engagements
Conducts business reviews for top vendors on a regular basis, enabling Engagement Managers and Engagement Sponsors to better manage vendor performance
Serves as a strategic advisor for a portfolio of third party vendors, well versed in the details of specific engagements while simultaneously managing the broader list of vendors
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
12-15 years of total work experience, with 3-5 years of management experience, preferred.
Experience in developing and managing teams preferred
Experience in a large banking or financial institution as either an internal team member or as an external consultant is preferred
Background in third party / vendor management and governance, procurement, or regulatory compliance is preferred
Experience in Risk management organizations preferred