Wednesday , September 27 2023

Canadian Tire Application – Senior Sourcing Specialist

Website Canadian Tire

Job Description:

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”) is one of Canada’s most admired and trusted companies. With world-class Owned Brands and exciting market-leading merchandising strategies, we are continually innovating with purpose: to be there for Canadians from coast-to-coast. We are relentlessly focused on innovating at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on the best talent to drive the company forward. It is an especially exciting time to join Canadian Tire and its group of companies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use standard and customized contracts, support drafting activities, and liaise with internal and external legal counsel to finalize contracts. Negotiate business terms and conditions
  • Work with internal clients in the execution of RFx strategies, and to ensure contract terms, Service Level Agreements and escalations are understood during the implementation stage
  • Manage stakeholder communication, requisitions, Q&A documentation/distribution, evaluation, reference calls and vendor briefings.
  • Create, analyze, group, and interpret spend-related data. Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required
  • Provide analytics for bid comparison
  • Work with Finance to complete financial due diligence, perform lease/buy analysis and ensure appropriate financial treatments and contractual enterprise commitments are approved and reported
  • Use procurement related tools (e.g. Ariba or Coupa) to fulfill responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with the Supply Chain functions in particular to deliver solutions that meet business priorities
  • Contribute to and demonstrate the value of NMP services for each purchase and project, working with the objective of increasing the use of NMP services
  • Monitor vendor performance during the contract term and ensure that all information is captured and updated in vendor and contract records
  • Liaise with suppliers before, during and after sourcing events
  • Use industry research services to identify trends, techniques and alternative sources of supply
  • Responsible for running RFx’s including analyzing the current category landscape, developing the sourcing strategy, executing sourcing events, negotiating contract pricing, terms and conditions, and completing all NMP related project/procurement documentation

Job Requirements:

  • Strong project management skills with ability to organize, control and coordinate a variety of activities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to develop credibility and maintain relationships with all levels of management, business partners and vendors
  • Proven ability to act in an ethical and transparent manner in compliance with corporate code of conduct
  • Knowledge of sourcing leading practices including reverse auctions, on-line bidding, supplier performance scorecard, benefits tracking
  • Experience in sourcing learning, recruiting, transportation, warehousing, packaging supplies and fixtures would be an asset
  • Proven team player
  • Proficiency in leading procurement technologies (e.g. Ariba or Coupa) is an asset
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills along with exceptional skills in facilitating meetings, interviewing, and influencing others
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, contract drafting, competitive price analysis, and supplier performance management
  • Strong financial, conceptual and analytical skills

Job Details:

Company: Canadian Tire

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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