- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
5 years of experience with agreement development, negotiations and vendor management.
Experience managing supplier relationships with IT suppliers across APAC.
Experience managing large scale global programs that span functional areas and geography.
Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
About the job
Like our users, Google projects span the globe, requiring managers to keep their eyes on the big picture. As a Vendor Manager at Google, you take lead on some of our most complex multidisciplinary projects. Working closely with internal customers, you determine the strategy necessary to usher projects from start to finish. You will manage project schedules, identify risks and communicate goals to your stakeholders. Often, projects will reach across offices, time zones and hemispheres, making it crucial that you be able to keep all teams and players coordinated on your goals and deadlines.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Design and implement an effective product strategy to make Googlers productive.
Be responsible for designing and implementing Google’s Channel strategy in coordination with other regional managers and ensure product availability is at optimal level at all times.
Work with the Supply Chain Operations teams wherever suitable in order to oversee activities and adjust supplier strategies.
Develop new supplier relationships globally across supported offices and develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met.
Negotiate deals as needed and support the strategic vendor management group to negotiate agreements/purchases with strategic suppliers and partners.
About the company
Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.
We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate