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Manager, Procurement and Sourcing

Department National Operations Date Posted 1/12/2018

Position Type Full Time Reference No. 2018-6571

Job Grade H LocationHead Office, Toronto, ON, CAN

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Role Summary:

The Manager, Procurement & Sourcing brings highly experienced procurement and industry expertise to lead national sourcing and procurement activities, through a variety of leading practices. By providing best-in-class strategic sourcing services to organizational stakeholders, this role actively contributes and manages a team of employees to uphold the departmental and overall corporate objectives that support Procurement and Sourcing’s strategic vision and direction. The Manager, Procurement & Sourcing will focus on the national scope of sourcing and procurement activities related to the following functional areas:

  • Key Category strategy
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Contract development and management
  • Supplier/vendor performance
  • Talent and people management



You will:

  • Leads sourcing and procurement activities for strategic procurement categories (e.g. key category strategy, strategic sourcing, contract development and management) nationally and related functional areas.
  • Manages the strategic sourcing process (e.g. issuance, evaluation, negotiation, vendor selection) for the category, with the support of the Procurement Analyst and Senior Procurement Specialist, as required, by:
    • Leading development of key category sourcing strategies, based on market trends and research;
    • Recommending category strategies based on project priorities;
    • Managing the evaluation of external and divisional bid responses against pre-defined criteria;
    • Monitoring the contract package, for completion of the approval and ratification process
  • Leads the development of the assigned category’s strategic procurement plan, by translating it into a set of implementable and measurable strategies and targets
  • Oversees spend analysis conducted by Procurement Analyst to make informed category decisions through the data available in the eprocurement system
  • Responsible for the spend taxonomy and data for analysis in the eprocurement system
  • Manages highly complex spend categories, provides decisions on high risk/spend contracts, monitors progress for specific categories to ensure that program objectives are delivered on time and within budget, and that anticipated business results are achieved
  • Responsible for leadership, and interactions with internal and external stakeholders to identify and achieve the value for money targeted savings objectives
  • In consultation with the Sr. Director,  Shared Services, National Operations, coordinates workforce planning to maximize productivity while meeting project demands; promotes team collaboration to assist other team members to achieve business objectives
  • Coaches contract owners to drive contract performance and compliance; oversees and directs contract development and management activities for assigned category(ies)
  • Manages, cross-trains, coaches, and mentors staff, and monitors work assignments to ensure adherence to timelines; defines team member goals and results and monitors activities
  • Defines and articulates clear performance objectives; monitors performance and develops and implements action plans to address performance gaps.


You have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in managing sourcing and procurement processes and high dollar projects pertaining to the real-estate industry or related categories
  • Relevant procurement or related professional designations such as Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC), and Project Management Professional (PMP) are considered assets



  • Technical proficiency in Category Management, including: Category Strategy Establishment, Strategic Sourcing, Spend Analysis, Contract Lifecycle Management, Supplier Management
  • Project management skills and technical proficiency to lead and manage high dollar value projects/initiatives
  • Highly experienced technical/professional expertise  with specialized knowledge of procurement processes
  • Knowledge of office and retail space and related infrastructure
  • Analytical, problem solving and evaluation skills
  • Interpersonal and team collaboration skills
  • Political acuity, tact, diplomacy, oral/written/presentation and communication skills
  • Service-focused leadership
  • Living the Corporate Values
  • Transformational leadership and energizing the Team
  • Delivering superior results and building a high performance culture
  • Highly experienced in working with an eprocurement environment to support the eProcurement processes and identify process improvements.


Are you up for the challenge?  At CF, we believe our people are core to our success.  Join our award-winning team, where your talent and commitment to excellence are welcomed, valued and respected!


Accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and/or selection process is available.

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