Specialist, Vendor Compliance

Date:  Jan 12, 2022

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

General Description

The Vendor Compliance Specialist is a role contributing to Lids Sports Group’s success by building and maintaining a vendor compliance scorecard utilizing new and existing vendor compliance guidelines. This role is part of a team that elevates the level of supply chain accountability and performance from our vendor partners.  This role builds and maintains a chargeback program and is responsible for the issuing, communicating, and closing of all charge backs issuances. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the key stakeholder in vendor compliance activities.
  • Continually inform and educate key internal partners and management on vendor compliance needs and progress.
  • Collaborate with all vendor compliance stakeholders throughout all internal departments.
  • Maintain vendor compliance guidelines and vendor scorecards, and update both guidelines and scorecards.
  • Post results to internal partners and to vendor partners. 
  • Provide tactical and strategic logistics direction internally to drive private brand sales, margin, and turn goals.
  • Monitors, analyzes, and identifies vendor compliance issues by analyzing weekly and monthly Vendor Compliance reports
  • Assists in onboarding new vendors to ensure business requirements are understood
  • Partners with internal and external partners as needed to create action plans for underperforming vendors. 
  • Participates in vendor reviews.

Additional Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in supply chain or business-related field, and/or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years’ experience in compliance, supply chain, project management, process improvement, business analytics, or another related field
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Bachelor's Level Degree in Other

Reports To

Senior Director, Distribution



Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis