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Asset Recovery Manager

Grand Rapids, Michigan


Reports To

General Manager

About Us

Vista IT Group is a national technology provider serving customers in every state, representing multiple industry sectors and verticals. We have over 30 years of experience as a global technology provider and our unique business model serves as a strategic complement to the conventional global information technology supply chain. Vista possesses warehouse, logistics, and full integration capabilities, which make us stand out in an industry where most technology providers leverage external resources.

Jon Description

As an Asset Recovery Manager for Vista, you will be responsible for developing net new supplier relationships for additional sources of both new and aftermarket technology products.  This role will also serve as the primary point of contact for interfacing with vendors to identify desirable products, assist with determining market value and negotiating terms with existing and net-new suppliers. In this role, you will be responsible for handling larger volume relationships and higher dollar transactions rather than supporting the organization’s daily procurement obligations.  The main goal as an Asset Recovery Manager is to increase available inventory positions while driving down acquisition costs. 

Poistion Responsibilities

  • Actively prospect into new sources for new and/or refurbished technology equipment including:
    • Data Centers and Hosting companies
    • Leasing/finance companies
    • Public/Privately held companies
    • Asset recovery organizations
    • Other regular sources of defined technology products
  • Effectively use lead generation techniques to assemble lists of prospective suppliers. 
  • Establish new equipment sources through outbound prospecting and marketing campaigns, and maintain relationships with contacts and decision-makers.
  • Maintain activity level standards (number of calls, number of appointments, time spent prospecting, etc.).
  • Strategically manage sales cycles, manage accounts, and provide pipeline sales forecasts.
  • Assist in marketing activities, development of marketing collateral, and email campaigns.
  • Build a pipeline of potential future business by prospecting via the Internet, assigned territory lists, outbound marketing/lead campaigns and other sources as identified.
  • Consistently maintain monthly and annual purchasing quota.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions with customers.
  • Develop domestic and international long-term vendor and supplier relationships
  • Investigate and/or interview potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified vendor requirements.
  • Negotiate long term high volume sourcing agreements based on defined target inventory levels and price points.
  • Facilitate the accounting, shipping and operations for all supplier transactions.
  • Other duties as assigned        

Education & Experience

  • Previous technology sales experience and/or experience in asset recovery resale a definite plus.
  • One to two years’ B2B sales or purchasing experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience.

Desired Skills

  • Microsoft office including Excel, Power Point, Word.
  • Be a team player and self-starter with ability to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
  • Superb written and phone communication skills are essential.


If you are looking for a vibrant culture, a great compensation and benefits package, and an organization that wants to help you accomplish your long-term career goals, then we want to meet you.

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