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Procurement Manager

Gatineau, QC K1P 0B6

Posted: 10/19/2023 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Operations Job Number: 29481

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest renewable owners, operators, and developers in the US, delivering innovative, renewable power solutions that accelerate the world towards a sustainable, low-carbon future. They provide an unparalleled opportunity to lead and manage one of the largest renewable energy businesses with decades of history while contributing to the global need for sustainable energy. Our client offers many career opportunities with current US assets under management valued at $20 billion. They are currently seeking a Procurement Manager to help with process creation and execution.

As Procurement Manager, you will report to the Senior Procurement Manager a be a critical right hand in overseeing a team of coordinators and providing guidance throughout the cycle to meet the corporate objectives. As the Manager, you will be tasked with a cross-functional role that stresses strong operational best practices and adheres to SOX compliance standards. We are looking for someone who can stay ahead of the curve on regulatory compliance and build a best-in-class procurement function. This role is for someone who loves to follow and maintain policies and procedures. You will lead your team through procurement activities in accordance with SOX, perform risk assessments, help measure the effectiveness of mitigation strategies, and make recommendations for improvement. Working with various categories, you will be responsible for the timely execution of the procurement cycle and develop key relationships with stakeholders and clients to optimize collaboration. Streamlining procurement operations and building efficiencies while reviewing and analyzing metrics and KPIs to identify key bottlenecks or redundancies will be needed. The Procurement Manager will prepare reports, help create training documentation, and be able to present key findings to a senior leadership team.

The Ideal Candidate will bring a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a complex and SOX-compliant organization. You will understand the audit processes for procurement and bring a minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory role where you have mentored and developed a more junior team. Your post-secondary education in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Finance, and a thorough understanding of SOX regulations, and control frameworks are required. Your strong knowledge of procurement processes and best practices within a SOX environment will be critical to your success, while your eye toward business improvements will be leveraged. The right candidate will be highly organized and a critical thinker. You will know how to meet tight deadlines, but also inspire those around you to be their best. You will be a problem solver, who can bring strong analytical skills and marry them into exceptional collaboration. ERP proficiency will be expected.

What will make you stand out:
  • Must be willing to be on-site 3 days/week minimum
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and various categories of product or service
  • Excellent leadership or supervisory skills
  • Experience working for a SOX-compliant organization, where strong procurement practices are adhered to

If you are interested in this position and willing to be on-site 3 days/week, our client may be ideal for you. Contact us at cheatlie@recruitinginmotion.Ca for further information.

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