Job Details

Team Lead, Vendor Relations


Date Opened: 08/21/2023

Job Type:

Job Number: 230002YN

Job Description

Role: Team Leader - Vendor Relations

The HBC India Vendor Relations team supports the management by resolving Accounts Payable related queries received through email/phone from vendors and internal partners such as merchants, the Finance Shared Services team in North America, and other business groups. The position provides leadership and direction to a team of associates involved in the day-to-day resolution of queries, besides providing insights about team and business performance, proactively addressing situations, creating a good rapport with business partners and a positive approach towards constant improvement. The position will report to the Manager – Vendor Relations.

Experience preferred: 8-10 years overall experience with a minimum of 2 years in people management.


·       Very good written and verbal communication to handle customers and suppliers from North America

·       Strong expertise in handling customer queries (email/phone) – Accounts Payable related query handling preferred

·       Prior experience in handling a team of 14 associates who come from varied experiences

·       Possess good analytical and problem-solving skills

·       Ability to handle escalated issues in a composed, yet result-oriented manner

·       Lead in the role of change catalyst for the team and propel the team through constant change and improvement

·       Experience in handling people management hygiene items such as performance management, career development

Preferred Skills:

·       Exposure to tools like Mainframe, Oracle, and Zen Desk (or any other query management tool)

·       Experience with leading teams in retail

·       Experience with both BPO and GIC environments

Working Hours:

The role is expected to work a ‘North American’ shift pattern, approx. 4:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M. IST



Job Qualifications

You also have:
1. Education – Finance graduation

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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