Procurement and Project Manager (Construction, New Build, Renovation)
Support Services Office
Markham, ON
4d ago

We are Sienna Senior Living, a publicly traded company (TSX : SIA) and one of Canada’s leading owners and operators of seniors’ residences.

We offer care, support, services and housing in Retirement and Long Term Care to seniors / residents and their families.

And we truly believe it is a privilege to serve Canada’s seniors, ensuring they live fulfilling lives with the utmost comfort, dignity and respect.

At Sienna, we empower our 12,000 team members to help our residents live the life they desire and deserve. We provide our team members the tools and support to deliver excellent clinical care and elevate the resident experience through choice, personalization, and community engagement.

If this resonates with you, please keep reading :

What Sienna Offers :

We are a purpose driven organization. We aspire to cultivate an environment and culture where team members feel valued, heard and empowered to do meaningful work.

And we offer a number of programs and benefits that support team members’ financial, personal and professional needs :

  • A competitive salary and vacation package
  • Health & Dental benefits program
  • RRSP with employer match
  • Share Ownership and Reward Program (SOAR)
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan with company match
  • Continuous learning and growth so you have the skillset needed to succeed and take on new challenges
  • A welcoming culture that values diversity and differing perspectives, experiences and beliefs
  • Hybrid Working Model 3 Days WFH and 2 days work from Office in Markham, Ontario
  • Corporate travel on ad-hoc basis
  • The Procurement Manager Projects supports the purchasing team to achieve established targets by working in partnership with the Director of Procurement, senior leadership team, and all departments to support new builds and renovations for all locations with effective procurement and supply chain practices.

    The incumbent will utilize expert knowledge and experience to procure Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) and Operating Supplies and Equipment (OS&E) that meet quality requirements, specifications and Sienna standards, at the most favorable price for the company, while simultaneously building and maintaining strategic relationships with key suppliers.

    Responsibilities include procurement for new builds and renovations, design standards management, contract management, vendor relations and implementation of procurement practices and policies to ensure the most effective processes are in place to support operations.

    The Procurement Manager Projects, reporting to the Director of Procurement, will execute activities in accordance with the annual goals for the procurement function and assist all other functions in the organization in achieving their quality, schedule and cost goals.


  • Act as Procurement lead to manage new build and renovations projects from inception to completion by working with key stakeholders including Sienna departments, interior designers, consultants, general contractors, vendors, etc
  • Develop and manage project templates and reports to track project status and budget
  • Tender and create budgets for FF&E and OS&E for each project
  • Manage bid documents including issuing of RFQs, RQPs and RFIs and preparing bid summaries for each project
  • Place orders, expedite deliveries, oversee installations, co-ordinate vendor training, manage invoices and resolve deficiencies for each project
  • Support the development of FF&E and OS&E design brand standards
  • Manage the contract administration process including harmonization and standardization of all contract terms, suppliers, products and services procured by the company
  • Manage a portfolio of contracts and product categories as assigned
  • Source vendors, contractors and consultants by using vendor analysis tools, attending market sourcing events, conducting trials, conducting market price research, and developing scope of work, service and product requirements where needed, in conjunction with the department subject matter experts
  • Maintain ongoing business relationships with key vendors using vendor relationship management tools including business reviews and key performance indicators
  • Provide various purchasing, planning and control reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends.
  • Participate and support major initiatives that require Procurement expertise.
  • Provide coaching to direct reports to achieve expectations and performance objectives and support employee engagement, retention, and skill development.
  • Ensure all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Maintain the required knowledge of the supply market, and business environment trends to provide the company with advice and identify opportunities to improve the business.
  • Continually research new product and service innovations that would relate to improved benefits and service level at the homes, and cost savings for the organization.
  • Stay current in Procurement best practices and understand the impact of changing external environmental factors (competitive, regulatory, technical, etc.)
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree and / or Diploma or Certificate in related discipline, SCMP or equivalent designation is preferred or working towards completion.
  • Minimum 3 year related experience in Procurement in managing projects and contracts with capabilities in controlling and reducing spending
  • Strong professional business communication skills and ability to establish and build relationships at the vendor level.
  • Strong business acumen and negotiation skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation and project management experience
  • Well developed and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently, attention to detail and accountable
  • Ability to deliver results and positively impact the Company’s financial directive.
  • High level of competency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.) and project management programs
  • Long term care, retirement residence or healthcare experience considered an asset.
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