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Contract Advisor

TSG STAFFING SERVICES is currently recruiting for a CONTRACT / PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST for an opportunity in the greater Edmonton area in an Operating Plant environment.

Job Description

  • Development of high-quality contract strategy: spend analysis, stakeholder mapping, scope/client needs, risk assessment, supplier landscape, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), opportunities, and value creation
  • Developing a high-quality contract plan for execution
  • Negotiation strategy and bid evaluation process
  • Collaborating with internal clients to develop high-quality service, rental, blanket, and time collection purchase orders
  • Creating value through RFI, and RFP activities to bring innovation and create healthy competition
  • Supplier setup and updates and assist in the communication & implementation of new contracts at sites
  • Managing database to ensure our key suppliers maintain compliance
  • Market Intelligence to assess industry/supplier landscape by performing market research and supplier due diligence in support of customer needs
  • Collaborating with internal clients to understand site process, needs, goals, priorities, opportunities, scope, and technical information and manage internal customer needs (scopes of work, specifications, volumes, price points)
  • RFx events in Ariba including RFI for market intelligence and RFP for contract award
  • Developing Continuous Improvement initiatives aligned with site needs and priorities that create value in the following areas: Contract development and management, supplier performance and business reviews (KPI, safety, quality, productivity), market intelligence/technology & innovation, risk management, reliability & process improvement, spend analytics & recommendations, transaction automation, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis, Sustainability (ESG), Safety (SIF elimination)
  • Quarterly business reviews using key KPIs and internal clients to drive productive discussions to improve safety, quality, and productivity
  • Meet challenging individual and department goals & objectives targets identified by management

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in strategic procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, and/or supply chain
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA/Master’s degree preferred
  • Certifications in disciplines such as Procurement (SCMP/CPSM), Inventory Management (CIPS), Lean / Six Sigma, or Operational Excellence would be an asset
  • Experience at a large industrial site in the petrochemical or oil and gas industry
  • Proven record of training in data analytics, Excel, Ariba, SAP, procurement/supply chain processes, negotiation techniques, and contract content
  • Category management and senior plant buying experience
  • Experience in the supply chain, S2C, and S2P processes and tools, and a more targeted experience in spend analytics, category strategy development and implementation, competitive sourcing, supplier negotiations & contract execution, supplier relationship & contract management, and supplier risk management
  • Ability to create value through stakeholder engagement, data & recommendations, contracts, and continuous improvement
  • Experience with major service categories
  • Track record of effectively driving and managing organizational change and influencing diverse audiences to achieve challenging objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, and organizational skills

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