Strategic IT Procurement Specialist
Intact Financial Corporation
Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN
16h ago

About the role

Do you have experience in supply management in category purchasing? We are looking for a Strategic IT Procurement Specialist for our growing team! Join a growing department at the heart of a successful company's decision-making process!

As a Strategic IT Procurement Specialist, your work will have a big impact on our current operations. People will count on you to participate in strategic discussions and healthy debates with various levels of cross-functional experts with the aim of identifying and creating innovative solutions in partnership with third party suppliers, and to move quickly with the changing environment and be up to date with the latest products and services and market trends.

Workplace : Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, Anjou, St-Hyacinthe,Vancouvert or Calgary

What you’ll do here :

  • Build relationships and networks to support your professional growth and success
  • Innovate through your contributions to improve efficiency
  • Contribute to a great work environment by providing exemplary leadership and by mentoring our emerging procurement talents.
  • You’ll also handle many key responsibilities :

  • Develop sourcing strategies for IT related initiatives and commodities that support overall Intact’s innovation strategies.
  • Leverage on effective market intelligence and cost modelling to develop and support negotiation strategies.
  • Lead proposal (RFX) process for high complexity and high-risk transactions / agreements.
  • Develop and maintain partnership approach with suppliers focusing on TCO and ROI
  • Develop supplier key performance indicators and service level agreements that drive value and optimization.
  • Support the implementation of procurement continuous improvement projects.
  • Qualifications

    What you bring to the table :

  • 5 to 15 years of related experience in procurement and strategic sourcing, inclunding 3 to 5 years in an IT environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance or equivalent professional experience.
  • Deep understanding of strategic sourcing principles and P2P processes along with the ability to apply this knowledge to execute projects and optimize strategies.
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and attention to details.
  • Bilingual, French & English, spoken and written is a strong asset.
  • You succeed at what you do because :

  • You are an Influencer; you convert strategy into action, you have a personable, effective and confident manner with the ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • You are Versatile; In addition to having an intimate knowledge of IT contractual framework, you understand use of technology from an operational perspective.
  • You are Agile; You thrive in a customer centric, dynamic, ever-evolving environment where you must move quickly.
  • You are a Teamwork Ace : You believe that together everyone achieves more, that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
  • You rely on others' candid feedback for continuous improvement.

    The level of the position will depend on the profile, experience, skills and expertise of the successful candidate.

    Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

    Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. We anticipate that in early 2022, we’ll be moving to a hybrid approach which gives us the best of both worlds a mix of home and in-office workdays.

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