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Apply locations Montreal - 8585 Cote-De-Liesse, QC, Canada time type Full time posted on Posted 11 Days Ago job requisition id 106464

Role and Responsibilities

Strategic Sourcing Manager, Indirect Global Procurement & Supply Management Business Services

Are you looking for a work environment where you can innovate, reach greater heights and collaborate with experts from a wide range of sectors?

You want to join a world-class company and industry leader with projects to which you would be proud to contribute? Come share your passion with us!

Indirect Global Procurement & Supply Management (GPSM) is looking to hire an experienced professional with a supply management background to take on the role of Strategic Sourcing Manager as part of the Business Services team.

The role we are offering you :

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Indirect Global Procurement & Supply Management, the Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for Category Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Critical Supplier Management and Stakeholder Management for assigned categories including Contingent Workforce and Business Services.

The candidate will develop long-term strategies aligned with key business stakeholders. The individual will also be accountable for managing and enhancing existing high-profile managed services programs, in liaison with the designated MSP partners.

The candidate must demonstrate highly effective collaboration internally and externally, have a passionate focus on success, commitment to continuous improvement and a relentless drive to deliver results.

The successful candidate must exhibit strong analytical and communication skills, a proven ability to build relationships with senior level stakeholders across the organization.

By joining our Global Procurement & Supply Management team, you will have the opportunity to participate in exciting activities not only from a sourcing and program management standpoint, but also in terms of process development and improvement.

Key Responsibilities and Expectations include :

Provide strategic direction, leadership and support related to category management & strategic sourcing to achieve corporate business objectives.

Development, presentation, and maintenance of relevant, subcategory strategies.

Translation of subcategory plans into a rolling 12-month pipeline of strategic sourcing projects to be maintained and prioritized in DevOps, the Indirect Procurement project tracking tool.

Execution of sourcing projects in compliance with established strategic sourcing framework.

Performance of business reviews with strategic suppliers based on an established cadence.

Development, maintenance, and expansion of strategic relationships and alliances with key stakeholders.

Promotion of GPSM value proposition through the identification of collaborative opportunities across various business units.

Contract negotiations with new and / or existing suppliers, in liaison with legal and the relevant stakeholders, to accomplish lowest total cost of ownership (TCO), savings objectives and balanced risk management.

Identification of and participation in process development and improvement initiatives focused on adoption of agile, pragmatic and fast-track principles.

The Strategic Sourcing Manager is also expected to be an effective change agent, working with senior leadership within the Global Procurement & Supply Management organization, and the business to drive sustainable changes to how the organization sources business services.

In this role, the individual will regularly interact with key business leaders to balance cost, risk and speed to ensure that the business is able to meet its objectives.

The skills to influence and drive change, combined with the drive to deliver results as per the goals set, will enable the Strategic Sourcing Manager to support the rapid evolution of CAE business.

Desired profile of the successful candidate :

To be successful in this position, the individual is expected to demonstrate the following skills, experience, and background :

University degree, ideally in Procurement, Business, Finance, or Engineering and / or recognized industry accreditation (ISM CPSM, CIPS, SCMP, etc.).

5-7 years of relevant experience

Strong negotiation skills and demonstrable business acumen.

Results oriented and customer-oriented mindset.

Agility and ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Effective time management and personal organizational skills.

Excellent and authoritative communication and presentation skills.

Self-directed, able to work independently, as well as work in a team-orientated and fast paced environment.

Demonstrate an open-minded genuine curiosity towards understanding the needs of business and the impact of applied solutions.

Proactive attitude and initiative driven.

Good work ethics and political savviness.

Proficient use of digital tools such as MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), Oracle ERP / P2P, SAP and Ariba preferred.

Bilingualism (French and English), both spoken and written.

CAE offers :

an environment where your initiatives will be recognized and valued

the opportunity to work on a variety of projects on a multidisciplinary team

the opportunity to represent the organization at external conventions and conferences

the possibility to work from home occasionally

flexible schedules

attractive employee benefits

With over 13,000 employees in more than 40 countries, CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets.

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CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

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About Us

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions.

Above all else, we empower pilots, airlines, defence and security forces, and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest.

Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries.

CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts the highest-fidelity flight and mission simulators, surgical manikins, and personalized training programs powered by artificial intelligence.

We’re investing our time and resources into building the next generation of cutting-edge, digitally immersive training and critical operations solutions while keeping positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact at the core of our mission.

Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.


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