YVR is a place of connection, bringing together people, places and cargo while ensuring a safe and efficient experience for everyone. The Supply Management team is looking for a Manager, Supply Management (Supply Services) who is keen to take on the initiative and contribute to managing & exploiting changing business conditions to deliver the best value procurement to the organization.

Reporting to the Director, Supply Management, the role is a critical part in ushering YVR into an exciting era. Leading by example with category management principles and utilizing cutting-edge market intelligence gathering techniques, they will provide innovative strategies for contract acquisition that adhere to best practices during implementation. 

This role will lead a team of 6 staff in the Services team, and work with stakeholders across all levels to build collaborative partnerships. Responsibilities extend beyond day-to-day management; negotiating pricing for cost effective services/products while drawing up contracts to ensure smooth delivery – forming a critical component of our Supply Management Team. Become part of this dynamic organization by taking ownership over your duties and making sure we unlock the best value from engaging vendors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a representative in administering procurement activities with suppliers while establishing an operational framework for fulfillment and overseeing the development of procurement strategies.
  • Prepare, issue, and manage the RFQ/RFP process including the addenda, post-tender clarification, and analysis of commercial response, negotiation, recommendation, and award.
  • Analyze current procurement activities and spend, tracks cost savings and other metrics and drive continuous improvement in efficient procurement methods, standardization, and value analysis.
  • Establish performance measures (savings results, contract supplier performance, efficiency gains, etc.) to ensure best practices in performance measurement and response time.
  • Mentor, develop, and coach staff, ensuring ongoing professional development and management of performance 

Key Qualifications 

  • University Degree in relevant field – Supply Management, Business, Engineering, Finance, Law or related is preferred.
  • Supply Chain Management Professional, Project Management Professional or Certified Construction Contract Administrator.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible senior procurement or supply chain roles.

Apply online at https://careers.yvr.ca/job/vancouver/manager-supply-management-supply-services/38253/42935151984