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Strategic Sourcing Analyst needed to lead complex sourcing projects

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 30, 2022
Job End Date: May 30, 2022
Pay Rate: Salary: $ 55000
Job ID: 119035
Location: Vancouver
Our client is seeking an experienced procurement professional to lead complex sourcing projects. The Strategic Supply Management team provides leadership and expertise in supply chain management to ensure best value acquisitions. The team has sourcing and procurement specialists who collaborate with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to co-ordinate and manage procurement projects, contracts and vendors. The variety of projects is wide and diverse.

Position Requirements

To make an immediate contribution in this challenging role, you will draw upon your: 
  • Demonstrated experience leading the strategic sourcing process which includes competitive procurement processes for large scale, complex sourcing initiatives in large organization(s) with multiples lines of business 
  • Keen analytical abilities, able to understand user requirements, develop innovative procurement strategies, and author appropriate procurement solicitation documents 
  • Superior communication skills to obtain buy-in and support for procurement strategies from internal customers, and influence outcomes by providing consulting and guidance at all levels and across business divisions 
  • Highly effective negotiation skills to obtain best value pricing and contract terms and conditions 
  • Success leading cross functional teams and stakeholders through the procurement process from sourcing to contract execution 
  • Organizational and project management skills 
  • Relationship building and ongoing maintenance 
  • Strategic planning. 
  • Your experience is supported by a post-secondary qualification, current knowledge of principles, theories and concepts of Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management including requirements for government procurement.
  • A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation is an asset.