Vendor management is the process of directing and controlling relationships with third party suppliers. The following are common vendor management capabilities.
The process of due diligence in selecting vendors and purchasing services.
Vendor OnboardingThe administrative process of setting vendors up to work within your processes and environments. For example, granting required authorizations to access systems and physical locations.
Relationship ManagementEstablishing and sustaining positive working relationships with vendors.
Vendor Risk ManagementIdentifying and controlling risks related to vendors in areas such as intellectual property, financial stability and information security.
Financial ControlsVendor related financial controls such as invoice reconciliation.
Performance ManagementMonitoring and evaluating vendor performance potentially including a vendor scorecard.
SLA ManagementMonitoring SLAs and escalating violations.
Contract ManagementManaging the lifecycle of contract negotiation, amendment, renewal, execution, obligations management and termination.
ComplianceEstablishing standards and compliance controls in areas such as sustainability.
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