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Manager, Corporate Procurement

  • Location

    Vancouver, BC

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

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  • Job ref:

    JO-1804-11014

  • Duration:

    730

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-31

Horizon Recruitment is working with large blue-chip organization to identify their next Manager, Procurement who will be located in their Vancouver HQ. This position is responsible for the procurement organization and continued leadership and transformation of strategic procurement. The successful candidate will be a seasoned procurement executive with strong supply chain, procurement and logistics experience. This is an opportunity to show an enterprise business what the value of quality procurement can do to create value. The group has strong support from finance and has experienced a number of successes in the last 3 - 5 years where procurement has been at the forefront of savings and advancements.

Responsibilities:

·       Drive lowest TCO for supplies, maintenance materials, equipment and related services

·       Identify opportunities to leverage the organization’s purchasing power

·       Oversee the tendering processes and drive improvements

·       Negotiate strategic purchase contracts and agreements

·       Direct and implement operational supply management programs

·       Review and source capital requests

·       Identify and execute procurement related process improvements

·       Research and survey buying markets in order to source the most optimal suppliers

·       Stay current with internal and external factors impacting the procurement function

·       Exercise professionalism and high level ethics, ensuring auditable documentation is maintained

Requirements:

·       Professional Purchasing or Supply Chain Designation

·       8+ years progressive experience in a procurement role, with at least 5 years in a leadership and management

·       Strong business acumen and leadership skills

·       Exceptional oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization and

with external stakeholders

·       Excellent negotiating skills and good attention to detail

·       Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with operations departments and key business partners

·       High level of integrity and accountability

·       Strong customer service orientation

·       Experience in facilitating change initiatives

·       Comprehensive experience negotiating contracts and agreements including the ability to assess and mitigate risk with

vendors and suppliers through well-structured agreements

·       Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Finance or Supply Chain Management.

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.