The Procurement Category Manager will work as part of the Supply Chain Management team responsible for developing and executing the category strategy for the new build program.
You will be responsible for the shaping of the category strategy, and design and development of your team in support of complex shipbuilding programs for the Canadian Navy.
Key Responsibilities :
Influence the business relationships with the category of suppliers
Execute the business objectives by working proactively with team and peer groups
Develop a contracting and relationship strategy with suppliers including RFx solicitation documentation
Devise appropriate contracting strategies and agreements for program delivery and management of business risk
Build and maintain a high performing relationship at all levels between the business and the major sub-contractors
Continually seek and implement improvement opportunities within the scope of the supplier relationships
Compliance with all applicable legislation including health and safety
Performance Expectations :
Build an environment that ensures people follow sound and ethical business practices
Build a culture of team engagement in "finding a better way every day", based on internal innovation and external best practices
Lead change initiatives that will last, and effectively build employee buy in; motivate and inspire others in change
Anticipate risk and ensure it is managed; proactively ensure implementation of solutions to potential problems
Apply strategic insight into business measures and competitive and industry practices to build / maintain market leadership position
Apply sound knowledge of the business / industry in making decisions and formulating strategies
Build culture where meeting customers' expectations is a top priority
Set direction to ensure appropriate balance between meeting customer needs and business needs
Communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of the organization; reinforce an environment of open and respectful expression
Engage in active listening, deliver effective feedback, and incorporate input appropriately into decisions
Ensure people plans are in place to build capability for current and future business needs; is self-aware and builds personal capability
Reinforce an environment where planned results are always expected and performance is coached and managed appropriately
Experience in the Supply Chain field including in a similar role in major equipment, defence or related industry
Proven experience in a leadership capacity
Experience working with long term multi-million dollar contracts involving complex risk management and high technology systems
Proven track record in developing high performing category strategies that delivered sustainability, and value for money in a high complexity, high value, low volume production organisations.
Demonstrable background in exploiting technology solutions to deliver best in class procurement solutions.
Good analysis and presentation abilities, able to communicate across organisational levels
Professional expertise and leadership, with strong attention to detail
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.
S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.