OverviewAir Canada Manager, Strategic Procurement – IT- Montreal Full Time in Dorval, QC
Branch Dorval QC CA
Manager, Strategic Procurement – IT- Montreal
Strategic Procurement (SP) is comprised of several Category Management teams and a Knowledge Management (KM) team….
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Air Canada, ranked among the top five most attractive companies to work for in Canada, is seeking a Manager of Strategic Procurement – IT, who will be based at our Montreal Headquarters.
Strategic Procurement (SP) is comprised of several Category Management teams and a Knowledge Management (KM) team. The successful candidate will play a key role as a category manager for Information Technology (IT). Given the cross-functional nature of IT procurement at Air Canada, this opportunity will provide interaction with key stakeholders in many parts of the organization.
This role requires someone who will be a key contributor to important sourcing projects for Air Canada. The successful candidate will apply a passion for leadership and collaboration in order to obtain the best value for the airline and to develop mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers.
The Manager, Strategic Procurement – IT will acquire essential IT services, systems, and infrastructure.
In this role, responsibilities will include activities such as partnering with internal business units and the IT department, establishing sourcing strategies, seeking proposals, conducting negotiations, and contributing to the overall improvement of procurement practices at Air Canada.
In greater detail, key areas of responsibility include the following:
Desired Skills & Experience
- In addition to a University degree in a relevant field of study (engineering, commerce, information technology, law), the successful candidate will demonstrate excellent analytical, communication, negotiation, and project management skills plus the ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and accommodate changing priorities. A strong entrepreneurial spirit and desire to learn will also be essential. Strong organizational skills are essential and an MBA or procurement designation is desirable.
- Due to the confidential nature of the work, a high degree of professionalism and discretion is required. Flexibility with work hours and occasional travel may also be necessary.
Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We, therefore, encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.
Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.
Job : Procurement
Primary Location : CA-QC-DORVAL-YUL
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting Start Date & Job Posting End Date: : Jul 29, 2015, 1:34:16 PM | Aug 12, 2015, 10:59:00 PM
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Dorval, QC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-30