Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque & expensive & makes them simple, transparent, & low-cost. We're the company behind some of Canada's leading digital financial products, & are growing faster than ever.
Our team is reimagining what it means to manage your money. Smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn & grow every day. We value great work & great ideas - not ego. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, & want to ship often & make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.
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At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world & we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process & beyond, please let us know.
About the team:
The Procurement team has identified a need to onboard Wealthsimple's first Vendor Manager SME to help build & support vendor management at Wealthsimple. This individual will have responsibility for building & evolving Wealthsimple's vendor management process, navigating vendor relationships, working with & helping to develop Third Party Risk Management, coaching business teams on best practices & identifying & implementing structure & organization across Wealthsimple's existing vendor pool.
The successful candidate will be a Manager, & is expected to build a vendor management process, combining some leadership abilities with a strong analytical skillset & the ability to roll up their sleeves to execute analysis & support a wide variety of stake-holders across the organization. This Manager role will reside within the Procurement function, & report into the Procurement Lead.
The Vendor Manager will be empowered to build, support & help improve Wealthsimple's vendor management process as part of Wealthsimple's Regulatory Ops Team. This work takes many forms, but includes supporting our teams in the evaluation & selection of new vendors, helping define business needs & requirements, evaluating SLA's & vendor risks, & evolving Wealthsimple's vendor management process. Importantly, we expect to realize significant benefits through this position by way of improved SLA's, limiting overruns & unnecessary renewals, & the identification & implementation of cost saving initiatives. Your job will be to help Wealthsimple make smarter decisions & evolve the vendor management process to ensure it's meeting the needs of the business as we continue to grow.