Our client for this search is a large and well-respected Public Sector organization in downtown Toronto. This company has a sophisticated Procurement function, a commitment to team-member growth and development, and excellent work-life balance. Today, they’re seeking a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to help support the function!
Based out of the Procurement department’s Toronto office, this contract hire will be for a term of 6 months, with a possibility of extension for the right candidate. This individual will work at the sole contributor level within a number of indirect categories including Professional Services, IT Services and Equipment and other indirect services, to help plan and perform all Procurement functions. You will analyze the supplier marketplace and conduct RFI/RFP/RFQ events based on the organization’s standardized template, negotiate with successful suppliers on contract terms, craft contracts using the organization’s standards, and then help administer the contracts while conducting Supplier Relationship Management to monitor and track supplier performance. The overall goal is to reduce cost, lessen risk, and make sure that goods and services arrive on time to a high standard of quality. In addition, you will act as a touch-point for stakeholders in the organization for Procurement, helping to deal with supplier issues as they arise, and finding opportunities for improvements in the process and the organization’s online Procurement tool.
Our client is looking for someone with strong Procurement experience of at least 5 years in indirect categories, including some of the relevant categories mentioned above. You will have considerable expertise in bid tendering and evaluation, contract drafting and contract management. Ideally you will also understand how vendors of record work within a Public Sector environment – Public Sector experience isn’t a requirement, but it’s a strong asset for this role. If this sounds like you or someone in your network looking to move into a great contract, call Argentus today! Reach out to 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to email@example.com.
A full written job description is available upon request.