Stanford's Financial Management Services: Stanford University is one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career. Financial Management Services (FMS) is a unit of the Business Affairs Office consisting of five primary organizations: Controller's Office, Treasurer's Office, Procurement Services, Global Operations, and Financial Management Consulting and Support. FMS works with other Business Affairs units to provide integrated financial, technical, and business services for the benefit of the Stanford Community. The Financial Management Services (FMS) organization is led by the Sr. Associate Vice President for Finance and is charged with leading and managing the financial and management accounting activities for the University.
The Vendors Services team is part of Procurement Services within FMS. Procurement Services provides integrated and value-added purchasing and payment solutions in support of university goals. The Vendor Services (VS) team oversees and manages the end to end vendor life cycle. The vendor risk and performance management framework includes: risk assessment, risk management, performance management, and relationship management. The Director of VS is responsible for:
Defining, implementing, and maintaining an effective and efficient vendor services team vision, strategy, and framework
Developing and maintaining an effective governance structure that partners with campus-wide risk management offices to manage vendor risk
Educating, influencing, and collaborating with other campus-wide vendor relationship managers to ensure vendor risk management
Monitoring the external environment and marketplace for events that can impact the vendor or industry-wide risk profile and partnering with other campus units in developing response plans if needed
Maintaining and leveraging vendor management related tools and technologies in conjunction with FMS and university system owners,
Establishing and negotiating campus-wide vendor business requirements
Ensuring effective campus-wide outreach and training for vendor risk and performance management policies, procedures, and tools/technologies
Evaluating the effectiveness of the organizational structure and program resources to successfully achieve objectives, developing employees with succession plans in mind, and ensuring the appropriate use of staff resources
Serves as a strategic leader on the Procurement Services team and works collaboratively within Procurement Services and FMS.
Leading a vendor services team comprised of risk managers, supplier enablers, and data analysts
Hiring, coaching, and evaluating staff performance
* - Other duties may also be assigned
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Location: Business Affairs: Financial Management Services (FMS), California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford University is an ...equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.