Global Procurement Specialist

Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Professional Bachelor

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Rory Lyden, Account manager

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About this role

As part of the Raw Material Procurement team, the Procurement Specialist will be responsible to support the Category Manager in the development of category strategies and to execute the Sourcing plan outlined in the strategy. This applies to a variety of materials. Main activities include regular reviews with key stakeholders, updates and adjustments to the Category Strategy and Sourcing Plan, contract drafting and contract management, commercial negotiations, supplier relationship management and supply chain management.

This role is a great opportunity for a Procurement Specialist professional to develop and execute regional sourcing projects which contribute to the delivery of commercially favorable outcomes and optimal value to the Business Unit.

You will:

  • Own the development and implementation of a comprehensive Category Management strategy and the development of Supply Agreements to minimize total cost of ownership and maximize value that will drive competitive advantage and meet governance requirements;
  • Execute Commercial Strategies and Sourcing plans. This will include leading key or complex sourcing projects/negotiations and ongoing management of contracts and supplier relationships;
  • Consolidate internal customers' demand requirements and consumption trends that will be the basis for category strategy development and related sourcing programs;
  • Develop a rigorous fact base analysis to capture external market dynamics that will be the basis of the category strategy and sourcing program, specifically through in-depth market analysis.
  • Be responsible for building the supplier negotiation plans for approval and be able to support and lead during negotiations;
  • Drive productivity projects in conjunction with the key stakeholders and suppliers;
  • Ensure all projects are delivered using Ariba and other software platform to ensure they meet the requirements outlined in Procurement and Group Policies, Standards and Guidelines;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports required by internal stakeholders.

About you

  • Bachelor Degree in Business , Chemical Engineering or similar background;
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years of procurement & supply chain experience;
  • Previous experience with multi-national companies in Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities, Automotive or Aerospace industries;
  • Strong commercial acumen with proven category and contract management capabilities;
  • Strong project management, problem solving and customer relationship management skills;
  • Ability to achieve outcomes through influencing and collaboration with others;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to communicate succinctly verbally and in written form with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • An ability to work unsupervised and be a self-starter;
  • Bilingual (English/French) preferred.

About us

In 1975, from a small office in The Netherlands, graduate engineer Jan Brand found a temporary job for a fellow engineer. This first placement was the beginning of an era in worldwide temporary employment. Today, we’ve grown into a global service provider with over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries.


  • Vacancy number: PUB200362
  • Location: MONTREAL
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Sunday, March 10, 2019
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Rory Lyden

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

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