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Solution Manager – GR&S Tower


This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted November 2, 2021.


We create innovative ways to move – on snow, water, asphalt. In the air, on the ground and everywhere in between.

Built on a 75-year tradition of ingenuity and intensive customer focus, BRP is headquartered in the Canadian town of Valcourt, Quebec and operates manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, and Austria. We have a total workforce of more than 14 500 driven, resourceful people.

Our portfolio of industry-leading and distinctive products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft, Manitou, Quintrex, Stacer and Savage boats, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. We support our lines of product with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business to fully enhance your riding experience.

Because it’s not about the destination. It’s about the journey. Yours.

We are passionate and qualified; by joining BRP, you will evolve within an experienced team that will welcome you with open arms. 

Follow us on:

  • LinkedIn @BRP;
  • Twitter @BRPnews;
  • Facebook @BRPinfo.


  1. To be part of a passionate team that develops and manufactures the best motorsports and nautical products.
  2. To lead cross-functional teams in strategic initiatives with high visibility.
  3. To combine technical skills and business acumen to carry out this great project.


As a member of the Global Retail and Services Tower governance (TRIAD), the Solution Manager is dedicated to helping his/her Tower continuously improve its performance through new and innovative business solutions.

The Solution Manager oversees the full lifecycle of the business’s IT solutions from definition, operationalisation, maintenance and as required, replacement. S/he is responsible for ensuring the client receives the proper level of support from IS&T to fully exploit their solutions once deployed into production.

His/her specific role in the TRIAD is to ensure the business achieves maximum value from their technology investments. S/he acts as spokesperson, guide and coach to ensure that IS&T understands and responds to the needs of the Tower in relation to expertise, management and evolution of their business systems. S/he also ensures that the Tower fully leverages the role and different areas of IS&T expertise in true partnership format.

The position requires excellent communication skills, extensive technical expertise and strategic business acumen. The incumbent will work closely with clients, architects, the development team and managers.


Managing technological solutions of the GR&STower:

  • Oversees the full lifecycle of applications used by the business in the Tower
  • Advises, guides and coaches the business stakeholders on how to maximise the value of existing solutions
  • Ensures support teams (internal and/or external) are in place and effectively support the business applications. 
  • Ensures operation teams (internal and/or external) are in place and effectively operate and monitor the business applications
  • Manages and optimizes licensing for applications in the application portfolio 
  • Ensures security & compliance governance of the  applications is in place and effective
  • Stays abreast of new feature releases for products in the application portfolio and informs the business of opportunities to exploit them
  • Develops and proactively manages the lifecycle roadmap for technical solutions used by the business: mapping and coordinating major upgrades, feature releases, migrations, small improvements and new solution integration 
  • Ensures budgeting and planning for upgrades and small improvements identified on the Roadmap

Helping the GR&S business to innovate through technology projects: 

  • Monitors the technological landscape to identify opportunities for the business
  • In collaboration with Architecture, proposes and influences technology-based solutions and innovations to improve business performance
  • In partnership with IS&T stakeholders, ensures solutions are fit for purpose and serve the business need
  • Participates in prioritization of new projects with consideration for the existing Roadmap
  • Participates in developing the IS portion budgets and capacity plans for technology related project activities as well as decision packages
  • Ensures projects identify and incorporate transition and operational requirements  (monitoring, support, security, compliance & change management) in the budget and deployment plans
  • Validates the pre-deployment test plan and results, in view of a successful operationalization
  • Oversees the release of new technical solutions for the tower

Liaise with the Business and IS&T:

  • Acts as spokesperson for the business stakeholders to ensure that IS&T understands and responds to their needs in relation to expertise, management and evolution of their systems
  • Acts as the GoTo person for IS&T related needs and queries not addressed by regular IS&T support channels
  • Monitors and manages the Towers overall satisfaction level with IS&T services and relationships
  • In partnership with the business, oversees technology related expenditure forecasts and approves IS&T expenses for the business 

Managing technology vendors:

  • Leads or collaborates in the product and vendor selection process
  • Collaborates with procurement in negotiating costs and terms for technical solutions and services
  • Ensures proper governance of Vendors, manages the ongoing relationship and monitors the service performance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Master’s degree is an asset.
  • A minimum of 10 years of IS&T application delivery and support experience with expertise in one or more of the following functional areas: design, engineering, supply chain, marketing, sales, distribution networks, after market, production, procurement, logistics, finance, HR.  
  • Demonstrates breadth and in-depth knowledge of how IT solutions can add value. Ability to pair business needs with fit for purpose IT solutions.
  • Proven ability to work and collaborate in a complex environment and effectively influence a diverse team of stakeholders and business leaders.
  • Experience in the following IT platforms is an asset:, SAP, .Net Applications, Siemens TeamCenter, REST API.


  • Ability to lead, set priorities and to perform tasks in a fast-paced and fluid environment.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and information processing skills.
  • Go getter attitude with the ability to influence, persuade and initiate change.
  • Enthusiastic team player with extensive background in a collaborative, team-run environments
  • Forward-thinking and business savvy individual looking for breakthrough actions that add value
  • Good judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills both in French and English.
  • High stress tolerance.