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IT Sourcing Lead

  • Location

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1906-12520

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-05

Our Client is searching for an experienced IT Strategic Sourcing Lead for their Technology Group. Experience running full life cycle RFP's as well as experience running Negotiations. Knowledge within MSP, IT Hardware and Software is preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the Sourcing lifecycle;
  • Requirements gathering
  • Developing innovative Sourcing strategies
  • Build and run RFx’s
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Document and present RFx results/recommendations to obtain buy-in/approvals from Senior Leadership
  • Support Vendor onboarding as needed
  • Tactfully negotiate contracts in order to drive optimal value, and terms and conditions
  • In collaboration with the Business stakeholders, develop opportunities to drive cost optimization and operational efficiencies within current and new 3rd party arrangements
  • Build successful relationships with other support functions in order to provide a seamless end-user experience
  • Prioritize and assess the urgency to resolve inquiries and escalations pertaining to Vendor/Contract related matters

Must Have:

  • Minimum 3 years degree or diploma in Business Management or related discipline, OR 5 years’ experience in technology Sourcing, including but not limited to;
  • End-to-End Sourcing Lifecycle Management
  • Contract management and Negotiations
  • Vendor and Risk Management
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Certified Procurement Professional (CPP) or Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation an asset
  • Experience in the following categories is a significant asset;
  • Cloud/Hosted/SaaS/PaaS
  • Infrastructure/Networking/Security
  • End User HW/SW
  • In collaboration with General Counsel, analyze significantly, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures
  • Provide expertise, recommendations, and risk mitigation strategies to internal and external resources related to the RFx process and Vendor/Contract management activities
  • Effective listening, comprehension and communication skills (Oral and Written)
  • Highly competent in building and presenting PowerPoint presentations
  • Organizational and Project Management Skills
  • Familiarity with Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) is an asset

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.