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Senior Director, Procurement

Farm Credit Canada

Farm Credit Canada

Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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$148,902 - $201,456Proven leader with procurement expertise needed
Reporting directly to the Vice-President and Treasurer, you’ll be responsible for the development and execution of corporate strategies.

Oversee category management and strategic sourcing, operational procurement, contract management, monitoring, and compliance to support enterprise-wide risk management and procurement sustainability programs. Plus, you’ll ensure systems and processes evolve to meet changing business needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop plans, strategies, goals, measures and approaches to deliver procurement services for the organization

  • Optimize team structure, people management and skill development to enhance Procurement’s ability to advise and deliver value to the business

  • Provide category management and strategic sourcing oversight and direction to support business objectives, optimize costs and minimize risks

  • Provide oversight and direction in vendor management to reduce costs, improve quality and service, increase agility, and drive collaboration and innovation

  • Ensure strong supplier performance against operational metrics

  • Manage programs to ensure suppliers operate in a socially and environmentally friendly way

  • Expand the use of diverse suppliers across the organization

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong leader who confidently manages multiple priorities and a high-performance team

  • Collaborator comfortable working with senior executives

  • Proven relationship-builder with sound business judgment and the ability to influence others

  • Confident communicator who thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Expert strategist able to make solid recommendations on relevant policy

What you’ll need:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, finance or supply chain management and at least 10 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

  • In-depth understanding of procurement and third-party risk management standards and practices