The Vendor Management Coordinator is responsible for strategic vendor management and IT asset management.
His/her role is to provide an overall view of BRP IS/IT operations for decision making and strategic leadership to enable IS/IT transformational activities as IS&T renews and strengthens itself.
YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Vendor management, in collaboration with the Procurement and Legal departments:
• Manage relationships and performance with vendors that provide IS/IT services
• Manage the selection, acquisition and monitoring of contractual agreements
• Develop and implement the strategic sourcing and vendor relationship strategies
• Manage agreements, statements of work and licences from execution to termination or expiration, including follow-up closeout activities, as required
Asset management, in collaboration with the Procurement department
• Oversee the administration of enterprise-wide IS/IT inventory, asset management, and technical service contracts
YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or another related field
• Five to eight years of business experience
• Proven ability to work and collaborate in a matrix operating environment and effectively influence a diverse team of stakeholders and business leaders across geographic regions and industry segments
• Experience with vendor relationship management, contract negotiation, contract administration and project or asset management in a technology environment
• An understanding of corporate, functional and operational processes and how IS/IT can strategically enable change and generate value
• Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset
• Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
• Influence: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
• Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
• Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
• Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
• Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication techniques.
• Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations and to create new opportunities.
• Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within organizational parameters.
• Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
• Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.