UWM

Senior Vendor Coordinator

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage
Location
US-MI-Pontiac

 

The Senior Vendor Coordinator is responsible for helping to identify and evaluate potential vendors, cultivating vendor relationships, and assessing vendor related risks.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Ensuring compliance with Vendor Relations procedures.
  • Managing vendor pricing changes, invoicing issues, cost reductions and vendor meetings and activities.
  • Assisting in the negotiation and strategy of vendor contracts.
  • Maintaining UWM’s vendor contract database.
  • Performing vendor due diligence and risk analysis.
  • Developing and maintaining Vendor Relations related documentation.
  • Performing periodic reviews of vendor performance and developing, managing and monitoring vendor performance improvement plans.
  • Working with legal team to ensure the legal soundness of the contractual relationships between UWM and its vendors.
  • Maintaining Company’s approved vendor list.
  • Assisting Travel Coordinator in the management of corporate travel including negotiating travel agreements/discounts, scheduling team member travel, and supporting/resolving travel related issues. 
  • Supporting the Director of Vendor Relations.
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent and relevant job experience
  • Have the ability to analyze cost structures related to vendor pricing proposals.
  • Have the ability to successfully negotiate price, timing, and terms consistent with UWM’s objectives.
  • Have knowledge of fundamental purchasing practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Have knowledge of contracting process, standard elements of a vendor contract, and negotiation tactics.
  • Have a commitment to continuous business improvement.
  • Have an understanding of the business needs and requirements for procured goods and services
  • Have knowledge of vendor service level agreements, key performance indicators, and risk management techniques.
  • Be capable of working closely with internal clients and vendors.
  • Have effective planning, organizational and project management skills.
  • Be able to manage multiple projects and tasks effectively.
  • Have the ability to lead projects and work as facilitator among multiple teams.
  • Be able to negotiate effectively with internal clients and vendors.
  • Have excellent written and communication skills.
  • Have the ability to work independently.
  • Have the ability to assess future needs within the organization and develop action plans for leveraging vendor’s strengths. 
  • Be self-motivated and able to work well in a team based environment.
  • Onsite attendance required

THE PLACE & THE PERKS

Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.

 

It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.

 

From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.

 

More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi

DISCLAIMER

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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