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Senior Vendor Manager at Sentillia B.V

Posted 19 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Sentillia B.V. is seeking to expand its Amsterdam-based team with a proactive, problem solving and - of course - skilled Senior Vendor Manager. Sounds like you? Keep reading!

Who we are

Deribit is a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform and the global market leader in crypto options. We primarily serve large and advanced traders, including some of the biggest High-Frequency Trading Firms, Hedge Funds, Proprietary Trading companies and Asset Managers. We are proud to be one of the best performing crypto-specialized exchanges in terms of liquidity and low latency round trip times, but humble enough to recognise plenty of room for improvement.

Why we need you (and what we need you for)

Our startup days may be over, but you will still catch that eager entrepreneurial vibe at Sentillia B.V.. As our traders expect the best we have to offer, we continually seek to up our game and innovate. In the role of Sr. Vendor Manager, your responsibilities will encompass overseeing all contracts within the organization. You will strive to cultivate an optimal relationship with service providers and various stakeholders. You will be part of the Finance department and your activities include amongst others:

  • Building and maintaining long-lasting relationships with vendors
  • Reviewing new vendors and their products/services
  • Negotiating product pricing and contracts / service level agreements (SLAs) with vendors/suppliers
  • Communicating product-related issues and concerns to vendors
  • Researching new vendors in the market
  • Formulating Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure the quality of the service provided by vendors.
  • Monitoring these KPIs on a regular basis (as often as needed) to ensure there are no breaches of the SLA and the quality of the service is top -notch.
  • Developing and implementing vendor selection programs and a due diligence process engaging all relevant stakeholders across the organization.
  • Communicating vendor responsibilities and obligations
  • Establishing vendor performance standards and suggesting improvements
  • Acting as an intermediary between vendors and stakeholders
  • Coordinating all vendor management activities and processes
  • Troubleshooting any vendor issues
  • Suggesting vendor management processes, policies, and methods
  • Updating, renewing, and canceling vendor contracts / SLAs whenever needed
  • Maintaining and updating all vendor documentation
  • Updating contract terms of existing vendors
  • Designing business guidelines for vendors
  • Ensuring all vendor activities adhere to our company policies

What we expect from you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or equivalent
  • Knowledge of European laws and regulations
  • Previous work experience as a Vendor Manager/Procurement Manager or similar role
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Good research skills
  • IT background highly preferred
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Having an eye for detail
  • Quick decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to offer improved customer service

What we offer you

  • Above market-rate salary with high bonus potential
  • Challenging and entrepreneurial environment: we highly value any ideas/initiatives, regardless of role or experience.
  • Flat organizational structure and fresh, non-corporate culture
  • 5% pension compensation
  • 25 days of paid vacation
  • Facilitation of courses and training in-house and other
  • Work at a global company with the potential to travel to Dubai and Panama
  • Free lunches in the office included and many social events.
  • Free gym membership
  • Free 1-on-1 Dutch lessons (provided you’re a non-Dutchy)
  • Free bicycle if used for commute or;
  • Paid commute to and from the office
  • All necessary devices (MacBook Pro and monitor) of your choice
  • 1-2 days a week remote working can be discussed.

Are you in?

If all of the above appeals to you and if you think you fit the requirements, simply click the button and fill out our online application form now. Want to know more first? Just reach out to Manon Ten Holter,

Sentillia is een fintech bedrijf en de moedermaatschappij van o.a. Deribit, een handelsplatform voor cryptocurrency derivaten en de wereldwijde marktleider in crypto-opties. We bedienen voornamelijk grote en geavanceerde handelaren, waaronder enkele van de grootste High-Frequency Trading Firms, Hedge Funds, Proprietary Trading bedrijven en Asset Managers.

Active in 25 countries
50 employees
90% men - 10% women
Average age is 34 years