Strategic Sourcing Manager - Consumer Products & Services
Telus
Vancouver, CA
18d ago

Description

Ready to create innovative solutions and best practices?

Join our team!

The TELUS Procurement team is on a mission to ensure we spend our money smartly!

Within TELUS we spend significant amounts on goods and services from stationary to strategic outsourcing.

Through understanding business needs and building strong partnerships with our stakeholders and suppliers, we are helping those who spend money on behalf of TELUS get the best value, achieve the best results, and bring the best innovation from third parties.

Within our talented, passionate and empowered team, we are responsible for end-to-end procurement activities for products and services that are pivotal to TELUS’ products services for our customers’ e.

g. future friendly home services, business services, mission-critical environments, fiber program and field services.

Together, we can make sure TELUS optimises spend, and reinvests as much as possible to build a friendly future for Canadians.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together!

As the Strategic Sourcing Manager for the Consumer Products & Services portfolio, you will be the category lead supporting our stakeholder teams to make the future friendly and unleash the power of internet.

You will work with team members to ensure there is a robust category strategy developed and executed based on sound internal and external intelligence.

We are on a transformational journey within the function, and your challenge is to drive optimal value for this spend portfolio, whilst ensuring our stakeholders are fully supported via our category specialists, procurement service desk, or self-

serving using a robust set of tools and guidance.

Here's how...

  • Partnering with stakeholders across the organization as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor
  • Driving best in class strategic sourcing that will underpin TELUS' continued profitable growth, whilst offering an unsurpassed client experience
  • Influencing key strategic decisions through impactful thought leadership and consultative approach
  • Leveraging expert skills in data analytics, market research, sourcing, relationship and contract management
  • Lead and deliver on major contract negotiations, strategic sourcing activities, cross-functional projects, risk and relationship management, and savings initiatives
  • Optimising our transformational delivery model to maximise impact for TELUS, including coaching and mentoring of other team members
  • Qualifications

    You're the missing piece of the puzzle...

  • A 'can-do' attitude and innate belief in the art of the possible
  • Proven track record of execution and delivery in complex environments
  • Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships internally and externally
  • Strong business mindset and financial acumen
  • Passion for using facts and data, translating analytics and intelligence into effective business decisions in the best interests of the organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to enable and drive change, think flexibly
  • Bachelor degree is a requirement
  • 5 or more years’ experience in strategic sourcing roles
  • Great-to-haves...

  • Experience in telecommunications sector
  • Experience with e-Sourcing tools and SAP at an advanced level
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree or Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation from Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is considered an asset
  • Equivalent international certifications from Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is considered an asset
  • Who is TELUS? We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.

  • Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses;
  • and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

    Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.

    Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

    Do you share our passion? At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities. At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

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