Procurement Specialist -Category Lead (Procurement Analyst)  the contractor will manage and execute on end -to-end sourcing opportunities - 64771-1

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 05, 2023
Job End Date: Dec 04, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 129975
Location: Toronto
Request ID: 64771-1
  Start/End Dates: 6/5/2023 - 12/4/2023

Category Lead (Procurement Analyst) 
Duration: 6 months
Work location: 81 Bay 14th Floor
• WFH? Yes but office day each Thursday.

-       As a  Category Lead (Procurement Analyst)  the contractor will manage and execute on end -to-end sourcing opportunities, as required, to drive cost savings and process efficiencies; and strong contract negotiation experience.
-       This role is within the Canadian Wealth, Commercial Banking, Capital Markets & Infrastructure Procurement Team, and will focus on a broad range of spend categories.
-       The contractor will execute and implement  sourcing initiatives within the relevant expenditure categories.

Communication – You will interact on a regular basis with roles in the line of business up to the Senior Management level, for purposes of fulfilling those clients sourcing and contracting needs with suppliers. You will work closely with suppliers when implementing a sourcing strategy and work towards finalizing a sourcing deal with the supplier under a contract.

Negotiation strategy – You demonstrate leadership in negotiation strategy alignment and contract negotiations, as well as securing of authorizations for agreement execution.

Administration - Ensuring that business stakeholders and your partners in Procurement are equipped with accurate and timely information to make informed decisions.

Must Haves:
-4 Years' experience in a Procurement, Category Management role
- 4 years’ experience drafting contracts and working closely with LEGAL resources
- Experience in a highly regulated environment, preferably a large Canadian Financial Institution
- Must be a university/college graduate
- Experience negotiating SaaS/Application Solution Procurement contracts
- Procurement tools – SAP, Oracle, Coupa