Senior Manager, Procurement (Full Time) – Toronto, ON

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Senior Manager, Procurement

 

You’ll feel great about a career with March of Dimes Canada

At March of Dimes Canada, our collective work matters. As a leading national charity backed by a history of more than 70 years of impact, we’re dedicated to being Canada’s leading service provider, resource, and advocate, empowering people with disabilities to live and thrive in communities nationwide. Our collective efforts are rooted in our Purpose, Vision, and Mission, which inform how we drive all our work forward:

 

  • Purpose: Champion equity. Empower ability.
  • Vision: An inclusive, barrier-free society for people with disabilities. 
  • Mission: To be Canada’s leading service provider, resource, and advocate, empowering people with disabilities to live and thrive in communities nationwide. 

We currently have and exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager, Procurement that will be responsible for leading and overseeing the organization’s procurement process in accordance with established policies and procedures. Reporting to the Senior Director, Strategic Risk & Resilience, the successful candidate will work closely with senior leaders and managers responsible for procuring goods and services in their program or functional areas. The Senior Manager, Procurement will lead and manage the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of MODC’s procurement policies and processes, in alignment with Ontario’s Procurement Directive. The Senior Manager, Procurement serves as subject matter expert and support hub for procurement, advising, guiding and working with managers across MODC on procurement planning, RFx processes ensuring continuous improvement in procurement performance across MODC.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage and advance MODC’s Procurement plan, providing guidance and executing procurement strategies to meet business/organizational objectives.
  • Manage and steward MODC’s procurement policy, handbook, and other tools, includes RFP cycle, strategic sourcing, preferred vendor program, ensuring integrity of procurement processes in keeping with evolving best practices.
  • Leverage deep knowledge of vendors and the marketplace to advise teams on options and procurement strategy.
  • Guide and coach leaders, managers, employees on procurement policy, directive, trade agreement requirements. 
  • Assess and continuously monitor standards and align policies pertaining to procuring of goods and services.
  • Lead planning and managing of RFP pipeline to meet business and organizational objectives working closely with leaders and senior managers across programs and shared services.
  • Research and evolve policies and practices for procuring goods and services nationally, identifying enhancement opportunities, developing and implementing process efficiencies for continuous improvement
  • Monitor and address evolving trends and issues including supply chain risk, ESG/sustainability.
  • Monitor ERP/system activity for adherence to procurement policy and procedures  and close gaps working closely with program area managers to enhance procurement policy performance.
  • Prepare annual reporting for the Senior Director and Management and periodic (PAR) reporting in keeping with provincial requirements. 

Risk & Resilience Team

  • Contribute towards a strong Risk & Resilience Team and One Team Culture fostering inclusive spaces, supporting behaviours for learning and engagement for Risk & Resilience & Procurement-led capacity building and change initiatives.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • University undergraduate or master’s degree, and supply management diploma or working towards the PSPP (Public Sector Procurement Program) certification.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in managing procurement and related processes, with in-depth knowledge of Broader Public Sector Directive a strong asset.
  • Extensive experience in RFx, procurement process development and implementation.
  • Proven ability to understand business issues quickly, exercise good judgment in providing timely and practical procurement advice to address and resolve complex issues, working effectively at all levels of the organization. 
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with superior attention to detail to successfully manage multiple procurement projects at different phases to meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships, ability to influence internal/external stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written skills to develop policy, procedures  Strong communication and written skills.
  • Advanced command of various computer applications, including procurement, vendor/ supplier contract systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 Important Details

  • Hybrid work arrangement 

How to apply

  • Please submit your cover letter and resume by April 19, 2024.

 

Questions about working at March of Dimes Canada?

Learn more about why we’re a great employer at marchofdimes.ca/careers.

 

Whether starting or advancing your career with us, you’ll feel great knowing that you’re: 

  • Contributing to our important mission: creating real change for people with disabilities
  • Joining a leading national charity with a history of impact and a future full of possibility
  • Enjoying industry-leading employment incentives and benefits
  • Supported in your professional growth, development, and success
  • Included in our empathetic and supportive work culture 

  For general inquiries, you can reach us at recruitment@marchofdimes.ca

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Please note that March of Dimes Canada has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by receiving all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to the commencement of their employment, or as otherwise recommended by public health authorities. We will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or on the basis of any other protected ground, as required under applicable human rights legislation.

 

Need accommodations? We’re here to help!

MODC is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds and abilities. In accordance with accessibility and human rights legislation across Canada, MODC will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities and other protected needs. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable, accessible, and barrier-free.

 

Our Reconciliation, Equity, Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion (READI) approach

MODC is dedicated to building and advancing an inclusive and welcoming culture. It’s also why we’re focused on attracting, retaining, and supporting diverse people. Thanks to our progressive practices, team members of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to access the opportunities and supports they need to grow, thrive, and succeed. Our READI approach is rooted in our shared belief that championing equity and empowering ability starts by investing in our team members— and in our shared culture — so that we all feel included, safe, and confident at work every single day.

ation across Canada, MODC will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities and other protected needs. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable, accessible, and barrier-free.

 

Our Reconciliation, Equity, Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion (READI) approach

MODC is dedicated to building and advancing an inclusive and welcoming culture. It’s also why we’re focused on attracting, retaining, and supporting diverse people. Thanks to our progressive practices, team members of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to access the opportunities and supports they need to grow, thrive, and succeed. Our READI approach is rooted in our shared belief that championing equity and empowering ability starts by investing in our team members— and in our shared culture — so that we all feel included, safe, and confident at work every single day.