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Senior IT Supplier Advisor assets and software

Apply now Job ID 33875519920 Date posted 08/05/2022

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Attendance: Hybrid

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


  • Do you have experience in contractual management for IT services?
  • Do you want to have a positive impact on the IT sector's profitability and efficiency?
  • Do you want to work in a dynamic, constantly evolving IT environment?

Being a Senior IT Supplier Advisor means influencing the orientations and policies related to the contractual management of a portfolio of suppliers, ensuring the implementation and monitoring of the relationship with third parties. As the incumbent of the position, you must have general IT knowledge, understand business issues, and be able to propose strategies to support the bank's activities and will be responsible, among other things, for the portfolio of Asset and Software suppliers. This position reports to the Director, vendor management and governance.

This position reports to the Manager Operations Supplier Strategy and Business Relationship.

Your role

  • Coordinate and plan IT service contract renewals
  • Act as the main liaison between the bank and suppliers for IT services contract management
  • Implement sourcing strategies and participate in negotiations with suppliers
  • Understand and ensure the control of risks related to third parties and more specifically those arising from information security due diligence, financial analyses, the implementation of IT continuity and succession plans, as well as the monitoring of supplier performance
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders, including application owners, architects, third-party risk managers, legal affairs, procurement, technology teams
  • Participate in the development and implementation of cost optimization strategies to ensure the optimal positioning of the bank in its acquisitions and collaborate in the monitoring of budgets

Competencies required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 7 years of relevant experience OR master’s degree in a related field and 3 years of relevant experience
  • Great curiosity and willingness to learn (self-taught, an asset)
  • Experience in gathering requirements and stakeholder management
  • Capacity for influence (internal and external partners)
  • Experience in building and maintaining Business Relationships
  • Experience in executive summary development and presentation to executives
  • IT experience in general
  • Experience in the contractual life cycle (drafting, negotiation, interpretation, invoicing, etc.) and risk management
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively in French and in English (for dealing with English-speaking partners outside Quebec)

Preferred Competencies

  • Knowledge of IT services

Your benefits

Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Preferred banking services
  • Volunteer program
  • Telemedicine
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We've rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

We're putting people first

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people. Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Ready to live your ambitions?

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JobField: Procurement

Unposting Date: 2022-08-18

Job Number: PRO001GT

Posting Date: 2022-08-04

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