Strategic Advisor, IT Contract Management

Montreal

Offre publiée le 2024-07-05

BRP

BRP is looking for a Strategic Advisor, IT Contract Management to play a key role in maximizing the value of IT contracts, optimizing contractual relationships and related IT operations, and minimizing business risks within a large organization.

We're looking for a motivated individual who thrives in a dynamic, challenging environment and can solve complex problems with innovative solutions.

In this role, the Strategic Advisor, IT Contract Management will be at the heart of sound contract management with our business partners (Legal Affairs and Procurement) and will help make our relationships a strategic advantage for BRP.

YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO :

Anticipate and identify strategic and tactical issues, negotiation and operational requirements and the challenges of current and future contractual agreements.

Understand and manage the collection of specific contractual requirements for the I&T group.

Participate in contract management. Review, understand and control contracts for services and products (software and hardware).

Ensure and monitor compliance with policies and standards. Provide support in negotiating and drafting contracts, and monitor and support contract changes.

Support and advise managers in their relations with suppliers. Build and maintain strong relationships with managers and suppliers when required.

Ensure compliance with contractual terms.

  • In collaboration with managers, participate in the evaluation of contract performance and associated expenditure. Recommend strategies to maximize value
  • Ensure proper governance of each contract. Support IT managers and coordinate meetings with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Maintain an inventory of contracts and follow up on key clauses to keep contracts up to date (additions / withdrawals, clauses, etc.

Be responsible for contract documentation.

  • Identify and assess risks associated with contracts. Propose mitigation solutions and advise managers on best practices.
  • Manage contractual deadlines. Monitor deadlines and ensure that they are met. Plan and coordinate contract renewals or modifications.

Produce a schedule of renewal plans over a 3-5 year horizon. Develop and suggest renewal and / or replacement and / or termination strategies.

  • Monitor and participate in the financial analysis of contracts. Work to optimize costs. Identify savings opportunities while maintaining service quality.
  • Participate in the resolution of contractual disputes, where necessary, in collaboration with the legal and operational departments.
  • Monitor contract-related regulatory changes. Propose adjustments accordingly to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor best practices in IT contract management. Support and train internal teams as needed on relevant contractual aspects.

Advise stakeholders on best practices in contract management.

Research and propose innovative approaches to contract drafting and supplier relationship management to improve operational efficiency.

YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS ROLE IF YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND QUALITIES :

  • A bachelor's degree in IT or administration or another related discipline.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in coordination or contract management.
  • Substantial experience in managing IT delivery and outsourcing contracts, including the negotiation, review and execution of complex contracts.
  • In-depth knowledge of information technologies and how they work.
  • An understanding of the legal aspects of contracts, with the ability to draft and negotiate contractual terms.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with stakeholders, technical teams and suppliers.
  • The ability to define strategic orientations to align IT contracts with the overall objectives of the IT strategic plan.
  • The ability to quickly resolve contractual problems and anticipate potential risks.
  • The ability to manage several contracts simultaneously, meet deadlines and prioritize tasks efficiently.
  • Demonstrated exemplary professional ethics and compliance with standards and regulations.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to technological and market changes.
  • The ability to work in collaboration with other departments within the organization.

ACKNOWLEDGING THE POWER OF DIVERSITY

BRP is dedicated to nurturing a culture that invites, connects, and propels the ambitions of people of all backgrounds, profiles, beliefs and experiences.

Ultimately, the diversity and uniqueness of our people fuel our ingenuity and set the course for the path ahead!

For this reason, we value diversity and we strive to always push each other forward to build an inclusive workplace where every employee feels like they belong, where they can grow and find meaning.

AT BRP, WHEN WE TALK ABOUT BENEFITS, WE GO ALL IN.

Let’s start with a strong foundation - You want it, we have it :

  • Annual bonus : we work hard, and we know it. This yearly thank you is our way to fuel your dreams.
  • Generous paid time away : winding down is as important as creating the future of recreational products.
  • Pension plan : we want to make sure you’ll enjoy retirement; we’ve got you covered.
  • Collective saving opportunities : being part of BRP allows you to tap into the strength of our saving programs.
  • Industry leading healthcare : fully paid by BRP, this program is here for you, whatever happens, so you can focus on what matters.

What about some feel good extras :

  • Flexible work schedule : balance is key to innovation, and we want to make sure you are at the top of your game with a schedule that will work for you.
  • Summer schedule : time flies at BRP, so we hit pause to enjoy it.
  • Holiday season shutdown : between Christmas and New Year’s, we close our facilities and refill on good times.
  • Educational resources : you love what you do, and we get you resources to stay cutting-edge, so we all win together.
  • Discount on BRP products : what we build is amazing, freeing, revolutionary, and you're first in line for the experience.

WELCOME TO BRP

We’re a world leader in recreational vehicles and boats, creating innovative ways to move on snow, water, asphalt, dirt and even in the air.

Headquartered in the Canadian town of Valcourt, Quebec, our company is rooted in a spirit of ingenuity and intense customer focus.

Today, we operate manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, Australia and Austria, with a workforce made up of close to 23,000 spirited people, all driven by the deeply held belief that at work, as with life itself, it’s not about the destination;

It’s about the journey.

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