Strategic Relationships Solutions Inc. (SRS)

Founded in 1999, Strategic Relationship Solutions Inc. (SRS) is a firm that specializes in strategic sourcing and collaboration management, helping clients achieve results through effective planning, sourcing, and management of highly collaborative business relationships.

Our team offers a novel approach and a tried-and-tested methodology to achieve superior results with lower risk in complex programs and business agreements. Our team comprises a distinct blend of seasoned executives and professionals with decades of practical experience in both public and private sectors.

We offer a new approach and systematic model to manage uncertainty and achieve optimum outcomes in complex projects, outsourcing, partnership, ASD, and transformational initiatives. Our methodology operationalizes ISO 44001 – Collaborative business relationships management.

Current Position(s) Available:

Client Partner

We seek an exceptional professional to join our team as a Client Partner. The primary focus of the Client Partner includes:

  • Effecting business growth in existing and new accounts: Establishing strategic relationships with new clients and expanding business activities within existing accounts.

  • Service delivery: The Client Partner will work with the SRS leadership team to ensure successful collaboration service delivery to SRS clients, their clients, and key stakeholders.

  • Consulting and advisory engagement leadership – Leading major sourcing projects, sustainable procurement, outsourcing, and partnering engagements.

The ideal candidate should be a seasoned executive with a collaborative mindset and excellent skills in stakeholder engagement, interest alignment, management consulting, and executive advising.

  • As a lead representative of SRS, the Client Partner is responsible for evaluating, defining, and overseeing coordination of collaboration management services. Effective communication between client organizations, their clients, and partners is crucial. The Client Partner must work closely with all levels of the client leadership and operational team, program managers, subject matter experts, and individual contributors to build and maintain relationships that ensure the program’s success.

  • The Client Partner will establish strong, long-lasting, collaborative partnerships as a trusted advisor to SRS Clients’ executives, project sponsors, and key stakeholders. Additionally, the Client Partner will lead the development, operationalization, and ongoing management of the collaboration frameworks and help clients extend their collaborative maturity, capacity, and skills.

  • The Client Partner will also perform hands-on project work, including analysis, design, process re-engineering, and change management, as needed by the project. Finally, they will develop integrated program plans to ensure the successful implementation of collaborative initiatives.to establish, monitor, manage, and report critical milestones and deliverables.

Key requirements

  • To be eligible for this position, you should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. A master’s degree is preferred but not mandatory. You should also have at least 15 years of experience in management consulting and client relationship management in Strategic Sourcing, Outsourcing, Partnering, and delivery management of complex projects and transformational initiatives.

  • Understanding of interest-based negotiations and issue resolution, governance architecture design and management, and a good understanding of collaborative behaviors.

  • Understanding of the contractual framework in the public sector in Canada, and relational contracting management.

  • In-depth knowledge and skill in responding to RFPs for planning and executing complex management consulting engagements in the public sector, particularly defense, infrastructure, and procurement.

  • Demonstrated ability to employ strategy, strategic planning, organization design, innovation, and continuous improvement management methodologies, industry standards, and tools.

  • Excellent executive communication, including active listening, negotiation, and executive presentation skills, are essential. The Candidate should have excellent interpersonal, persuasion, and negotiation skills and should be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Interested candidates please forward your resume to: resumes@srscan.com.