BusOps Analyst Professional ( Junior Associate - Vendor Support )

Location: McLean, VA

This position will be 6 months with potential to convert or extend, based on candidate performance.

Position Overview:
Enterprise Vendor Management is seeking a results-driven, innovative and passionate individual to serve in the role of Vendor Management Professional within Freddie Mac’s Strategic Sourcing & Procurement department.  The primary objectives of this position are to:
•Maximize efficiency, quality, and customer experience critical to the Enterprise Vendor Management team’s success
•Update vendor profiles, develop Vendor performance scorecards and executive dashboards
•Provide detailed analytics and performance reporting assessments
•Maintain strong relationships with both internal and external partners

You will be an instrumental member of our operations team, which is dedicated to delivering excellence in customer service to senior level  executives throughout Freddie Mac. The ideal person for this role thrives in a fast-paced environment and has demonstrated an ability to be  analytical and highly proficient with Microsoft Excel, SharePoint 2013 and PowerPoint.  

Key responsibilities: 
•Maintain relationships with partners and vendors, including developing new relationships, day-to-day vendor interactions, and handling or directing  escalations;
•Provide vendor performance summary reports using MS Powerpoint and MS Excel;
•Maintain performance scorecard surveys, vendor profiles and the Enterprise Vendor Management SharePoint site to ensure accurate and accessible information-sharing;
•Analyze large datasets to generate executive-ready vendor performance reports and dashboards, requiring strong proficiency in Excel;
•Identify and develop processes and process improvements;
•Formulate and implement systems, auditable policies and procedures to ensure smooth operation of business;
•Create and maintain vendor data in PeopleSoft-based procurement systems; 
•Assist in Ad-hoc requests and other duties as assigned.

Key qualifications:
•BA degree (Finance, Economics, Business, or IT degree a plus);
•2-4 years of related work experience;
•Highly organized with focus on execution, problem solving, automation, and improving processes;
•Excellent oral and written communication skills;
•Experience with managing large sets of data in MS Excel for use in performance and dashboard reporting;
•Ability to parse contractual and policy documentation quickly and effectively; 
•Ability to create and track business process flows at department-, division-, and enterprise-wide levels;
•Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal and external partners, ranging from executive personnel to vendor account teams; 
•Detail oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects;
•Exhibits a sense of urgency in managing time and accomplishing tasks;
•Ability to think critically and adapt quickly in a flexible environment;
•Team player with an ability to work collaboratively;
•Advanced Excel, Word, SharePoint 2013 and PowerPoint skills; knowledge of PeopleSoft system, and Microsoft Visio a plus.