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About TSR:

TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

Mission & Vision

We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Sr. Vendor Manager

Job Description

  • Location: New York City , New York
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #75457

Our client is hiring a Sr. Vendor Manager on a long-term contract basis.

Work Location:

New York City, NY.  Remote is OK but if candidate in NYC, hybrid very minimal days required onsite.  


  • Responsible for supporting and delivering Governance Framework.
  • Continue a disciplined process across the entire strategic life cycle for a variety of vendors and deal negotiations for maximum and fair cost savings.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders — including IT, business resources, and Strategic Sourcing — to ensure best practices for vendor relationship management.
  • Execution of vendor governance practices across IT and our internal business partners.
  • Monitoring performance and penalty clauses in conjunction with Director, VMO, as well as IT and business units.
  • Implement and manage core vendor governance processes such as risk management and customer satisfaction.
  • Drive Business Reviews with key vendors.
  • Oversee execution of legal documentation.
  • Initiate and oversee security reviews.
  • Define documentation and contracting for scope and risk.
  • Define key measurements of performance.
  • Service Level Agreements.
  • Service Level Objectives.
  • Support Director as may be required.
  • Drive the Tech & Corporate Vendor Management & Procurement Strategy through implementation of standardized policies, procedures, and utilization of templates.
  • Monitor the financial viability and management stability of key vendors.
  • Contribute to negotiation strategy and execution.
  • Ensure alignment with terms outlined in vendor agreements and standardized rate card.
  • Promote reusable vendor management assets and applications (e.g., standardized templates, salesforce, asana etc.).
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and internal partners such as Legal, Finance, Risk Management, Human Resources among many others.
  • Oversee the maintenance of agreements with vendors and ensure that they are current/up to date and compliant with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Manage vendor relationships as the key point of contact between specified vendors and the business, including communication and performance feedback.
  • Serve as a point of escalation for vendor issues, disputes, and drive those issues to resolution.

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in vendor management or a related field (e.g., Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Contract Management, etc.).
  • Experience with large organizations and exposure to diverse vendor management strategies.
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced, undergoing change, and time-sensitive environment.

Preferred:  Comprehension of the media and technology services business landscape is a plus but not required.

Pay Rate:  $70 – $80. 

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