Become a Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Contract Management with MPAC

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Become a Manager, Strategic Sourcing & Contract Management with MPAC

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The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more.
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MPAC is committed to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism. We are taking important steps towards ensuring that all voices are respected, valued and being heard. MPAC is dedicated to fostering an environment where employees can bring their full, unique and authentic selves and are inspired to do their best work.
What makes you great for this role?
You are able to oversee all vendor management activities and manage tactical and strategic centralized procurement processes and strategies for the corporation in compliance with all applicable policies and directives.
We have:
  • A team of highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative staff
  • Leadership that supports you
  • An enterprise that embraces change
  • A work environment that has flexible work locations (including remote), hours of work and overall employee wellness support
You have:
  • A completed University Degree or College Diploma in Business Administration or related field
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in procurement/purchasing management with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership capacity
  • Thorough knowledge in procurement, purchasing, sourcing, contract and supplier management specific to contract law, competitive bidding processes, and applicable tax legislation
  • Management skills to provide leadership and direction to staff and work cooperatively with all levels in the organization
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills (both strategic and tactical) to establish performance measurements, controls, evaluate risks, evaluate tenders, contracts, business needs, develop supply chain models, and resolve day-to-day operational issues
Nice to have: 
  • Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) designation(s) - Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and/or Supply Chain Management Association of Ontario (SCMAO) / Supply Chain Canada (SCC) designation(s) - Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) / Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or approved equivalent professional purchasing or procurement specific designation
What you will do: 
  • Oversee compliance with established MPAC purchasing policies and procedures, and applicable legislation
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies with cross-functional teams including the analysis of emerging technologies, supplier capability analysis, supplier relationship management, long-term sourcing demand models, vendors of records etc.
  • Lead and contribute to negotiations and strategy development of procurement processes
  • Establish procurement policies, processes, procedures and systems in alignment with corporate objectives and cost-efficient strategies, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and related internal policies
  • Initiate and implement process improvement and productivity measures
  • Oversee the preparation of quotations, tenders, RFI’s/RFP’s, while establishing evaluation matrix and criteria
  • Evaluate proposals, conduct supplier negotiations and debrief unsuccessful suppliers with the engagement of an effective evaluation committee
  • Manage the tendering/competitive bidding process
  • Oversee all contracting activities to ensure that MPAC’s organizational requirements are met, with consistency, fairness and transparency
  • Establish vendor of records and build strong vendor relationships to optimize value
  • Build relationships and broaden network with other procurement agents (provincial and/or municipal) to gain efficiency of scale, and lever cost-saving procurement opportunities
  • Develop a procurement planning and reporting framework
  • Establish and maintain overall procurement reporting metrics
Additional Information:
  • Requisition ID: 1483
  • Closing Date: September 20, 2023
Ready to apply?
Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent.
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