Procurement Manager (Remote)



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Salary Range

Up to CAD36/hr

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Branch Information

Manpower Canada - (CAN) 2 Sheppard Avenue East 20th floor ON North York , ON M2N 5Y7



Job Description

Manpower is currently hiring for a Procurement Manager with one of Canada's top banks.

Contract Length: 12 Months

Pay: $36/hour

Location: REMOTE

Job Description

- Sound understanding of sourcing process and execution methodologies

- Supports the authoring of contract documents such as, but not limited to, MSA, SOW, NDA, amendments, etc

- Liaising with suppliers and business clients at various levels ensuring service delivery is met

- Familiarity with Supplier negotiations to mitigate risk such as in the IT software space including pricing, services, data privacy, open source, IP ownership, infringement, and SLAs

- Proactively identify opportunities/initiatives for savings, cost avoidance and risk mitigation

- Acts as a procurement subject matter expert and can provide direction on best practices to the respective business group

- Fully understands and manages risk related activities including leading Supplier negotiations to mitigate risk to RBC

- Liaising with suppliers and business clients at various levels ensuring service needs and commitments are met

- Collaborates and communicates with senior leaders across the respective business group

- Conducts cost/benefit analysis and identifies alternatives

- Manages conflict and resolves issues using appropriate escalation

- Evaluates, formulates and implements approaches to improve business client/supplier relationships and engagement

Knowledge & Experience:


- 3 to 6 years experience with planning, organizing, financial budgeting and decision input in a Procurement context with increasing scope of responsibility

- University degree in logistics, business administration or purchasing or supply chain management

- Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable Procurement related achievement

- Sound ability to draft, interpret, negotiate contractual agreements is mandatory (e.g. MSA, SOW,NDA, amendments, etc)

- Software procurement experience and understanding of software contractual clauses is essential

- IT Professional Services procurement experience and understanding is desirable

- Experience in a financial institution is ideal (i.e. Capital Markets)

- Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

- Learning agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic business environment

- Familiarity with using Procurement CLM, VMS systems (e.g. iValua, Beeline, or similar, etc)

Thorough knowledge of traded products including derivatives and their associated risks

Manpower Group recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At Manpower Group, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs