Research Associate I/II (Cancer Metabolism and Signaling Networks) Emerling Lab

RR Donnelley

Research Associate I/II (Cancer Metabolism and Signaling Networks) Emerling Lab

New York, NY
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    VENDOR MANAGEMENT (VM) MANAGER

    This role is part of the Global Vendor Management (VM) team within Business Information Services (BIS) and provides strategic oversight of a team of 5+ individuals in New York City and assists all areas of the acquisition and management of third-party, non-real-time information resources for said Company including:

    • Publications & Subscriptions, including e-journals
    • Databases
    • Contracts
    • Ad-hoc Purchases

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide management and leadership for the New York Vendor Management team
    • Single point of contact to direct all communication and feedback, including issue resolution and changes to requirements
    • Constantly analyze team performance and propose and execute improvements to better achieve desired outputs in a timely manner
    • Regular meetings with said Company to provide updates and drive proactive communication
    • Collaboration with global VM teams to increase efficiency and consistency
    • Continuous focus on meeting target SLAs as outlined for global teams
    • Ensure timely execution of subscription and entitlement requests from the clients
    • Ensure accurate billing to cost centers, job numbers and employees
    • Oversight and contribution to the maintenance of accurate associated documentation for every contract
    • Ensure accurate and timely capture of user inventory and costs within Inventory and Expense Management database (FITS)
    • Coordinate login creation with vendors for clients’ access to third-party information resources
    • End to end processing of invoice (from obtaining the invoice from the vendor, until it is paid out and following up with the respective teams in the Firm)
    • Liaise with BIA Sourcing on upcoming renewals and new contracts
    • Liaise with the BIA research teams on data/product strategy and selection, vendor related issues and processes, including reporting
    • Demonstrate and awareness of IP (Copyright) law
    • Coordinate and complete special assignments from upper management
    • Ensure documentation for VM team policy and procedures are kept current
    • Mentorship and team building activities / programs to boost employee morale
    • Provide performance reviews, goals setting and professional development programs for the team
    • General administrative tasks such as managing time-off and coverage for the NY VM team

    Required Skills

    SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Experience in similar roles, preferably in the Financial Services industry
    • Knowledge of FITS and ResearchMonitor or similar inventory management systems is ideal
    • Experience with multi-industry databases and/or Publications & Subscriptions
    • Client focused
    • Experience working in research, especially generic research and knowledge of associated products is a plus
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Highly methodical approach with good attention to detail
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines - flexible approach to duties and hours of work
    • Good judgment and initiative
    • Strong team player with experience of working in a global operating environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Proficiency with MS Office

    WORK SCHEDULE AVAILABLE: MONDAY-FRIDAY 9:30AM-6PM.

    RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Experience in similar roles, preferably in the Financial Services industry
    • Knowledge of FITS and ResearchMonitor or similar inventory management systems is ideal
    • Experience with multi-industry databases and/or Publications & Subscriptions
    • Client focused
    • Experience working in research, especially generic research and knowledge of associated products is a plus
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Highly methodical approach with good attention to detail
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines - flexible approach to duties and hours of work
    • Good judgment and initiative
    • Strong team player with experience of working in a global operating environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Proficiency with MS Office

    WORK SCHEDULE AVAILABLE: MONDAY-FRIDAY 9:30AM-6PM.

    RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

  • Industry
    Manufacturing