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IT Business Analyst

Ref: CA_EN_6_919333_1449640

Posted a week ago
Location
Kanata, Ontario
Contract Type
Temporary/Contract-to-hire

TITLE

IT Business Analyst/ Senior Procurement Consultant

BACKGROUND

Innovapost offers a variety of IT Procurement services to the Canada Post Group of Companies and their customers. With offices in Ottawa, Toronto and Mississauga, Innovapost operates as the Group’s Shared Services Provider to help realize greater value from technology and business process investments.

Procurement support is required to sustain, acquire and re-procure new and existing agreements in support of Innovapost’s ongoing initiatives.

SCOPE

The Senior Procurement Consultant will work with the client and the procurement team to assimilate business requirements and provide strategic advice relating to developing a procurement approach, and develop all procurement documents at the request of the client and Project Authority.

The Senior Procurement Consultant may be requested to lead and assist the client through the entire procurement process lifecycle, including any resulting negotiations and transition periods.

DUTIES

The Senior Procurement Consultant’s duties shall include but are not limited to:

  • Providing recommendations and advice regarding the procurement and project plans and initiatives;
  • Providing advice and guidance and contributing to the development and refinement of the Statement of Requirements, evaluation methodology (including the mandatory and point rated requirements sections), the financial evaluation section, the Master Services Agreement or any other requirements for complex RFP’s, RFQ’s, RFI’s and any other associated solicitation documents;
  • Leading and producing the required documentation for information, training and briefing sessions;
  • Ensuring strict adherence to Corporate Policies and Procedures, applicable Legislation, International Trade Agreements, etc;
  • Conducting cost benefit analysis of alternatives (including life cycle costing analysis);
  • Facilitating stakeholder consultations;
  • Participating in draft reviews, providing advice and guidance on best practices and recommended revisions;
  • Contributing to the development of the overall project scoping and approach;
  • Assisting and providing guidance on Supplier negotiations;
  • Confirming business requirements and establishing the requirements for procurement documents;
  • Overseeing the procurement aspects of the transition-out of the existing contract and transition-in of the new contract; and
  • Contributing to procurement reporting (briefing note, PowerPoint presentation, vendor letter, etc.).
  • DURATION

    The Senior Procurement Consultant will be required for an initial contract period of six months from the date of contract award on a full-time basis, with one six month option to be exercised at Innovapost’s sole discretion.

    DELIVERABLES

    The Senior Procurement Consultant shall provide, at minimum:

  • Plans for the creation and/or modification of procurement required documents;
  • Statement of Requirements document;
  • Report on preliminary Project cost estimates and schedule;
  • Cost benefit analysis of alternatives including life cycle costing analysis;
  • Project, Procurement and milestone Plans;
  • Statement of Work including service level objectives;
  • Technical Specifications;
  • Evaluation Criteria;
  • Selection Methodology;
  • Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Qualification (RFQ) documents and other related downstream documents as requested; and
  • High-level integrated project procurement schedules and milestone plans.
  • WORKING ENVIRONMENT

    The Senior Procurement Consultant will work closely with the Manager of Procurement and the project and procurement team co-located with the client. This individual will participate and play an important role in all aspects of a complex, high-profile, public procurement projects to meet client program requirement in a timely and satisfactory manner.

    LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

    The Resource must possess excellent verbal and written English communication skills including the ability to facilitate meetings and workshops.

    LOCATION OF WORK

    The work is to be carried out at an Innovapost Location in the National Capital Region or Greater Toronto Area

    HOURS OF WORK

    Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

    There are no travel requirements anticipated to be associated with this requirement.

    If you are interested in this position please reach out to maggie.atkins@modis.com or eirka.graf@modis.com. Please no phone calls


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