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IT Vendor Relationship Manager


Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 10225 

A Career in Beer:  


Our purpose at the Molson Coors Beverage Company is to delight the world’s beer drinkers. We are the world’s family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world.  We’re Talent Brewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must.  We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.


The Headlines:  


In the role of Senior Manager, Vendor Management working in Milwaukee, WI you will be part of the North America IT team.  The person will be accountable for the frameworks that enable our outsourced providers deliver the best IT solutions efficiently. The role plays an integral part in developing and managing governance for strategic partners, working with key stakeholders to guarantee the process runs smoothly and effectively.


The Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the full vendor lifecycle, collaborating with internal partners to understand needs and provide guidance on issues that may arise
  • Drives continuous vendor improvement by serving as a point of escalation to ensure strong vendor relationships and accountability
  • Identify and develop cost effective IT solutions through cost analysis and expertise in market leading IT sourcing models
  • Develop and implement tools, processes, and procedures to organize vendor management activities, enabled through strong relationships with procurement
  • Partner with managers and peers to provide effective overall management of the Architecture and Security team
  • Mitigate supplier risks through contract management, negotiations support, and industry analysis


The Other Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree
  • You have at least 4 years of experience in IT Vendor Relationship Management
  • You have at least 8 years of relevant experience in IT
  • Significant understanding of IT outsourcing contracts and negotiation experience for IT deals, particularly services
  • Ability to create relationships with stakeholders at all level of both IT and business functions
  • You are a motivated leader that can inspire others; you respect your commitments and are able to obtain optimal results from your team through respect and development

Work Perks You Need to Know About:  

  • As the world’s family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know  colleagues on a first name basis across the globe
  • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are.
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and pension benefits
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee