IT Procurement Specialist
Intact Group
Montréal, Québec, Canada
4d ago

ItsAboutPeople

We’re here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers.

We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.

And we deliver on our promises. We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people.

Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow. We’re re-writing the future of insurance -

are you ready to be a part of the story?

This is your opportunity.

As an 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.

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.

    This role will offer you the chance to :

  • 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.
  • Your Skills

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

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