Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Toronto, Ontario, CA
21h ago

The University Health Network,

where above all else the needs of patients come first , encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN .

The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education.

With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning , the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers.

UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

As a key member of the UHN Procurement Management Office, the Strategic Sourcing Specialist / Contract Specialist, will support the delivery of savings through supply chain initiatives for the Joint Department of Medical Imaging and Laboratory Medicine Programs at UHN.


  • Minimum five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in a public procurement role, including demonstrated contract management and contract negotiation experience
  • Health care procurement experience is an asset
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Solid experience working within a defined sourcing process / methodology
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a commitment to providing a high level of customer service, with an acute understanding of the customer and their needs;
  • utilizes sound judgment and decision making

  • Demonstrated project management skills; ability to organize, control and coordinate a variety of activities in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to prioritize workload, manage unexpected occurrences and at the same time manage deadlines
  • Experience in administering terms and conditions of contracts
  • Knowledge and experience in materials provisioning and understanding of business and legal issues
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong analytical abilities and mathematical aptitude required
  • Demonstrated experience in supplier relationship management and supplier qualification
  • Proven team player
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Contract Management software and Purchasing software
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