How much does a Vendor Relations Manager make in the United States? The average Vendor Relations Manager salary in the United States is $131,495 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $116,268 and $147,551. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Vendor Relations Manager

Vendor Relations Manager oversees strategic vendor management programs to create collaborative supplier relationships that control costs, manage risks, and support compliance with standards and requirements. Develops and sustains relationships with critical vendors by communicating and conducting regular reviews of status and issues. Being a Vendor Relations Manager enables suppliers' understanding of the business's requirements, needs, and service expectations by providing a solid foundation of information and resources. Defines the escalation paths and methods to use to resolve problems. Additionally, Vendor Relations Manager provides clear and actionable feedback to encourage cooperation and drive continuous improvement in vendor performance. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director or head of a unit/department. The Vendor Relations Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Vendor Relations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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