IT Vendor Relationship Manager

Information Technology
Oil & Gas, Supply Chain
Calgary, Alberta
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Our Calgary based Midstream Energy client is looking for an IT Vendor Management Specialist, with a background in managing vendors across Software, Hardware, and Telecom.

Below is a high-level summary of responsibilities that the Software, Hardware, & Telecom Vendor Management Specialist would take on.

  • Develops and leads governance processes, interactions, and integrations with multiple strategic vendors.
  • Monitors, reports, and facilitates commercial and contractual agreements
  • Leads ongoing performance reporting of service levels, licensing, renewals, and financials
  • Acts as the point of accountability for escalation on relationship issues (and operational problems if support teams can’t resolve)
  • Drive thought leadership, continuous improvement, and innovation

List of vendors:

  • Software = Microsoft, Oracle, Workday, SAP, ServiceNow, IBM Maximo, Schneider Electric, Outsystems, Copperleaf, PowerPlan, Openlink, and similar
  • Hardware & Resellers = Longview, Compugen, HP, CISCO, and similar
  • Telecom = Telus, Bell, Rogers, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and similar


  • Significant experience (10+ years) in Software, Hardware, Telecom Vendor Management
  • Oil & Gas experience
  • Contracts, Financials, Performance, etc
  • EXCELLENT communication & relationship skills  


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