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IT Procurement Specialist

Date: Jun 3, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20934 

Job Category: Information Technology 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


As a Procurement Specialist in our IT department at Hatch you will be involved in the management of software acquisition, compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.

Specifically, you will:

  • Facilitate the business’ needs for ongoing technical support and upgrade protection on selected products by ensuring that maintenance, support and upgrade protection renewals are managed/handled/ordered in advance of their expiration.
  • Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services. Follow through with vendors and Hatch peers to obtain identified savings.
  • Manage contracts and relationships to maximize value creation and costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings.
  • Collect information for budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contract summaries, and cost comparisons.
  • Enter and maintain information in a database format to address budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contracts, and cost.
  • Assist in the development of reporting to address management requirements to obtain information.
  • Respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT Software Asset Management data information.


Key Competencies

  • Implementation/Execution: You are good at organizing and managing multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Innovate: You introduce new ideas and processes which improve performance and productivity.
  • Problem Solving: You are a problem solver with the ability to encourage others in collaborative problem solving. Acting as both a broker and consultant regarding resources, you engage others in problem solving without taking over.

Role Essentials

  • Broad conceptional knowledge of Information Technology
  • Advanced/Expert level experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven researching ability

Role Desirables

  • Familiarity with Inventory Management Systems, Software Patching/Update Tools, and software/hardware discovery Tools such as, but not limited to LAN Sweeper, KeyServer. SCCM & others.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, Databases, & Windows Registry
  • Knowledge of licensing terms and magnitude of licensing compliance
  • Experience interpreting licensing terms and conditions
  • Understanding of server licensing and license files is an advantage
  • Ability to respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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