Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Contracts Administration
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


Our Client is currently seeking a Vendor Analyst for a 1 year contract position based in Calgary.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure IS vendors deliver according to service commitments and/or license schedules; oversee vendor compliance and performance management, including analysis of cost and quality.
  • Report on vendor compliance and performance based on established SLAs; manage vendor scorecards and dashboards for operations and management.
  • Trend analysis on SLAs, KPIs, financial and other performance metrics.
  • Create and maintain applicable industry benchmarks.
  • Work with Company Enterprise Architects to ensure any software changes are compatible with established architecture standards and policies.
  • Work with stakeholders to support annual appraisal of outsourced and/or vendor services to ensure continued value for Company.
  • Work collaboratively with other IS teams to validate service performance / software usage and metrics.
  • Experience with creating and streamlining project services/software maintenance renewal workflows
  • Creating and updating monthly management reports, financial tracking of progress against annual budget and Long Range Plan.
  • Assist with software license schedule development, negotiations, changes, reviews, and terminations.
  • Maintain an in-house developed tool (Vendor Relationship Management) on the SalesForce platform for data accuracy and vendor support continuity.
  • Previous experience understanding and maintaining financial forecast, budgets, and Long Range Plans.
  • Experience and understanding of project costing, forecasting, and any other support required around invoice escalations, PO Req set up etc.
 

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 Year's experience in IS software licensing and related vendor services
  • Intermediate experience in interpreting vendor statements of work (SOWs)
  • Good understanding of SAP
  • Intermediate to senior experience in the end-to-end development of reporting, including data gathering, report building, audience awareness, and presentation.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Spotfire would be an asset, but not required.
  • Excellent collaborator and communicator
 

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic with an attitude of achieving results
  • Ability to think outside the box, and troubleshoot
 

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.