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BCD Travel Global Supplier Manager in Wichita, Kansas

A culture of purpose: Where will your BCD M&E career take you?

As perfectionists, artists, strategic thinkers and leaders in the industry, we believe culture is defined by its people. We are looking for exceptional people who rise to our standards while bringing their unique perspective to the table. Are you interested in adding to both our mission and our energy? If so, we want to hear from you!

Global Supplier Manager

We are looking for a Global Supplier Manager to join our dynamic team. In this client facing role, you will play a pivotal role in building and maintaining supplier partnerships to support and advance the strategic the direction of a preferred vendor program for a one of a kind client. If you're excited by advancing business partnerships and driving engagement, conducting high value negotiations, and maximizing a global supply chain network, read on!

Your responsibilities

  • Work closely with account leadership to design and develop strategic initiatives in relation to Supplier partners and management.

  • Responsible for the strategic collaboration of the preferred vendor program and effective execution of the global team's sourcing and contracting strategy.

  • Ensure adherence to contracting protocols.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors - this includes ongoing strategic assessment, on-boarding and off-boarding vendors, monitoring metrics and day-to-day vendor relations.

  • Negotiate & manage preferred agreements & commercial terms.

You're good at

  • Strategizing and collaborating to build high value global program partnerships.

  • Managing multiple priorities and being adaptable. You have exceptional problem-solving skills, are calm under pressure and are an expert at prioritizing.

  • Establishing long lasting, professional relationships with clients, co-workers and vendors.

  • Cvent, Eved, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ideal candidate possesses 5+ years of leading global event sourcing strategies in the technology industry.

You might also have

  • A college degree from a 4- year institution.

  • The ability to travel regularly when regular travel resumes.

What we offer you

  • A culture of purpose where we are invested in your happiness and career growth

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

How to apply

Click "apply now" to be considered.

Get to know BCD M&E:

At BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E), we provide more than meeting and event planning and execution. We are in the business of creating impactful human connections that matter. Connections that inspire, motivate and change behavior for our customers. As the world's most trusted and innovative meetings and events agency, BCD M&E cultivates a culture of people, passion and purpose to drive business forward.

Headquartered in Chicago, with locations in 50+ countries across the world, BCD M&E's team of 1,500+ people are committed to driving success for our customers, our business and ourselves.

See if you belong at www.bcdme.com.

BCD Travel is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age and veteran status. BCD Travel complies with applicable laws in the countries in which we operate. We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at careers@bcdtravel.com.