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Senior Procurement Lead

Ottawa, ON (Hybrid)
Aviation / Transportation

Argentus is working with one of our new clients in Ottawa, ON on a great procurement sole contributor role role. Working with a host of partners and providers, this organization is a leader in the aviation/transportation industry, with a strong, mission-focused vision and a dedicated and strategic procurement group. Today, they’re looking for a Senior Procurement Lead for a permanent role! 

Working on a hybrid basis out of the company’s Ottawa, ON office, this Senior Procurement Lead will be charged with tactical and strategic sourcing for a variety of indirect goods and services categories. Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this individual will manage the end-to-end RFx process for procurement projects from tactical purchases to large, complex spend. In this role, you will work closely with stakeholders to understand their requirements for project needs, and then execute on procurement processes to meet those needs and add value through cost savings and risk mitigation. This will include supplier research, bid document development, contract writing and development, bid evaluation, and supplier negotiation. You will also take on a proactive role in managing ongoing relationships with suppliers by establishing key contacts, monitoring vendor performance, and actioning issues that arise during the procurement process. This role also has a significant continuous improvement component, where you’ll work to streamline procurement processes, standardize procedures, and uncover opportunities for innovation.

This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-career procurement professional located in Ottawa, ON, with at least 5 years of sourcing experience within indirect (non-production material) categories. Experience managing large-scale spend is a must, as are excellent communication, stakeholder engagement and supplier management skills. If this sounds like you or someone in your network, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to

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