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Vendor Manager

Vendor Manager

Want to play a part in driving vendor resourcing for some of the most important projects of a growing and fast paced language services company?

Due to rapid growth (50% annually over each of the last four years), primarily gained through client referrals and a reputation for excellence, we are looking to recruit a full time Vendor Manager who will support the resource requirements of our projects.

If you are a hard-working and resourceful individual who is able to work independently and wants to make a difference and progress their career in a growing company, this could be for you.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the entire recruitment cycle of incoming freelance linguist applications from testing to reference checks prior to bringing them on board
  • Negotiate rates with suitable talented vendors and update database with accurate information in a timely manner
  • Work closely with Project Management and Operations teams to support recruitment needs
  • Monitor performance of our resources and provide feedback where required
  • Identify resource gaps and proactively recruit subject-specialists to expand our talent pool
  • Conduct regular key account reviews with PMs to ensure availability and retention of key resources at competitive rates
  • Provide timely KPI reports
  • Depending on experience, there are opportunities to progress in other areas of the business

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor University degree in areas including translation, HR, marketing
  • Fluent or native level English and ideally native in another language
  • 1+ years of recruitment experience ideally in the translation industry
  • Experience in translation project coordination/management preferred
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships in a professional manner
  • Commercial mindset
  • Quality focused with a keen eye for detail
  • Good IT literacy and excellent MS Office skills

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