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Senior IT Contracts Management Specialist

Location: 

Vancouver, BC, CA

Senior IT Contracts Management Specialist

Vancouver, BC

November 1, 2021

 

Closing Date: December 31st, 2021

 

Reporting to the Lead, Sourcing and Contracts Management, the Senior IT Contracts Management Specialist will prepare, negotiate, and coordinate IT contracts for consulting services, cloud computing, outsourcing and software.

 

This role is accountable for oversight of strategic contracts including all transactional responsibilities related to Teck’s largest technology suppliers. This includes the contractual management and exploitation of maximum potential value available to Teck for major agreements with strategic suppliers like Microsoft, Shaw, FireEye, Mckenzie and Accenture etc.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the negotiations of sophisticated/high profile procurement initiatives in partnership with TDS and RACE21™ executives. The successful outcomes of these initiatives are those solutions that meet business requirements and bring value for Teck as measured by reductions to Teck's EBITDA through the Path to Value.
  • Implement agreements with a $10M - $50M+ contract value. Liaises between Teck & suppliers, acting as a central point of contact for contractual issues.
  • Leads a group of matrixed team members including senior managers and directors across the enterprise (Legal, Risk, Tax, Finance, Procurement, and T&I) as well as supplier account teams.
  • Provides Subject Matter Expertise for: consulting, cloud and software spend from initiation of requirements, engagement of suppliers for proposals, coordination of financial documents, engagement of Procurement, interaction with Legal, presentation of contract to executives for signoff, etc. Develops trusted advisor relationships and provide leadership and valued contracting advice to facilitate the effective management and completion of procurement initiatives.
  • Draft and review IT vendor contracts independently or together with legal counsel including but not limited to: consulting services agreements and SOW’s, software end user license agreements, maintenance-support agreements, outsourced service level agreements, hardware, and cloud-based services agreements. Take a leadership role in the preparation of responses to solicitations
  • Mentor more junior IT Contracts Management Specialists
  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business administration, logistics, finance, engineering or related subject area required
  • 10+ years’ experience in leading contract negotiations, pricing and procurement activities
  • Background or general knowledge of information technology hardware and software
  • A deep understanding of IT contracting and commercial concepts
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and adaptability to different audiences including confirmed ability to effectively present commercial concepts clearly and concisely
  • Exceptional time management, balancing multiple tasks, setting priorities, timely written communication and meeting deadlines
  • Experience in contracts management and/or supply chain operations, with demonstrated capability in strategy development, contract administration, supplier relationship and performance management and strategic sourcing
  • Experience in successfully leading large cross-functional or multi-disciplinary teams to develop and implement projects, initiatives, strategies, or other large opportunities and drive outstanding results and value creation
  • Basic understanding of accounting (accruals, payment cycle, capitalization, budgeting)

 

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

 

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

 

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

 

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

 

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources


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