Third Party Carrier Manager

Sydney Permanent
  • Partner with and evolve our key third party carrier arrangements
  • Brilliant exposure to key stakeholder helping drive solutions to our 3PL.

About Our Client

This company is a leading food manufacturer and distributor, specialising in the production and supply of quality bakery ingredients and pre-mixes. With a diverse range of products catering to various industries, including food service, retail, and industrial customers, Allied Pinnacle focuses on delivering high-quality, innovative solutions. The company emphasises sustainability, customer satisfaction, and operational excellence, leveraging its expertise to meet the evolving needs of the baking and food manufacturing sectors.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Vendor Selection and On boarding:
    • Identify potential vendors and conduct comprehensive evaluations to determine suitability for meeting the organisation's needs.
    • Lead the negotiation and contract process, ensuring terms and conditions align with company objectives and standards.
    • Develop and implement a streamlined on boarding process for new vendors to integrate smoothly into existing operations.

  • Vendor Relationship Management:
    • Foster and maintain strong relationships with existing third-party providers to ensure service quality, performance, and compliance with contractual agreements.
    • Act as the primary point of contact for vendor-related issues, escalations, and dispute resolution.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to assess vendor performance, gather feedback, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Performance Monitoring and Reporting:
    • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to evaluate vendor performance and service levels.
    • Regularly analyse and report on vendor performance against set benchmarks, identifying areas for improvement or optimisation.
    • Create comprehensive reports and presentations for senior management to highlight the effectiveness and efficiency of third-party relationships.

  • Risk Management and Compliance:
    • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies to safeguard the organisation against potential disruptions caused by third-party service issues.
    • Ensure vendors adhere to regulatory requirements, industry standards, and company policies.
    • Conduct regular audits and assessments to ensure compliance and mitigate potential risks associated with third-party engagements.

The Successful Applicant

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field. Advanced degree or certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience in vendor management, procurement, or supply chain operations.
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise, and work efficiently in a dynamic environment.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance standards related to vendor relationships.

What's on Offer

Are you passionate about forging impactful partnerships and optimising external relationships in a dynamic business environment? Embrace a pivotal role where you'll lead the charge in managing our crucial vendor network, ensuring seamless operations and driving excellence. As a Third-Party Provider Management Manager, you'll shape collaborative alliances, spearhead efficiency enhancements, and champion innovation, contributing directly to our company's success. If you're ready to navigate the exciting landscape of vendor management, drive transformative strategies, and make a tangible impact, this role is your gateway to orchestrating operational excellence within our organisation.

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Procurement & Supply Chain
Logistics - 3pl - Commercial Management
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Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
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