Senior Specialist, Contracts Management

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 24747

We are looking for contract management professionals to join our supply chain management (SCM) team as Senior Specialists to lead the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and initiatives, develop contracts, negotiations and facilitate contractor performance management activities by collaborating closely with business unit stakeholders and contractors.

Our SCM team is made up of approximately 900 professional staff that collaborates with all business units to acquire materials and services at the lowest price, and executes the process from demand identification through to procurement strategy development, market evaluation, commercial negotiations, inventory management, contract performance management, and cash settlement.

Our category management team develops strategies, leads commercial work plans, analyzes market intelligence, and negotiate contracts to unlock opportunities and handle risk related to our material and service needs.

  • Develop and apply a deep understanding of business demand and market conditions
  • Lead cross functional teams of subject matter experts through focused category management processes and approach
  • Develop category strategies and drive consistent implementation of the category and supplier performance management plans
  • Establish, maintain and collaborate with the business and supply chain operations, relevant technical communities and suppliers
  • Liaise with the market intelligence and spend analytics team to collect and understand actionable information to find opportunities and develop strategies
  • Support and lead lifecycle contract activities while continuously improving, evaluating and analyzing commercial and integrated models for optimal business solutions
  • Develop, lead and implement operational category efficiency opportunities including policies, total cost ownership (TCO), process optimization, forecasting, supplier relationship management and requisition to pay improvements
  • Write and present business cases, project plans, recommendations and periodic updates and communications to key stakeholders

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of directly-related experience
  • Experience in developing opportunities and/or initiatives, planning and implementing while involving several stakeholders
  • Contracts management, strategic sourcing and/or category management background
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, engineering or finance

Preferred Qualifications


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  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 4, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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