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Manager/Senior Manager- Procurement Transformation, GPS

Location:  Ottawa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 11, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  139040

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
The opportunity
To effectively compete in the global market and maximize profitability, businesses need efficient supply chains that meet the complex needs of their operations. We are seeking a Manager/Senior Manager – Procurement – Supply Chain and Operations. As a supply chain professional, you'll work with business leaders to provide insights into supply chain transformation, sourcing, procurement, inbound logistics, engineering, manufacturing, final assembly, and product service and delivery. Through formal and on the job training, and experience of working with a range of global organizations, we'll help you achieve your potential. If you are looking for a cutting-edge environment, providing strategic advice in the areas of procurement, manufacturing, logistics, planning, and the overall value chain, this just might be the role you’ve been searching for.
Your key responsibilities

 As a Manager/Senior Manager at EY, you'll contribute to the Supply Chain & Operations team by managing engagements, supporting practice development and mentoring junior staff.

Engagement Management:

  • Lead the design and implementation of strategic procurement processes for large private and public sector clients
  • Deliver an exceptional client service experience while advising on complex process issues
  • Display leadership and business judgment in anticipating client/project needs and developing alternative and innovative solutions
  • Be the direct point of contact for client and team, own and grow appropriate client relationships
  • Manage project financials including development of budget and resource plans on projects and day-today client interactions

Practice and People Development:

  •  Support the development of leading practice Procurement capabilities at EY
  • Create a positive team environment and provide coaching and support for junior staff
  • Support senior management with practice development activities such as recruiting

Business Development:

  •  Support the build-out of the Procurement Transformation practice across EY Canada.
  • Collaborate across EY service lines to support business development opportunities
  • Develop new solutions and improved ways of working to further EY’s innovation agenda

Skills and attributes for success

  •  Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (and know when to lead and when to follow)
  • Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills including oral, written, and presentation 
  • A high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude
  • An ability to think outside of the box, and thrive on new challenges

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Post Graduate degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent preferred
  • At the Senior Manager level, a minimum of 8+ years of relevant consulting experience.
  • At the Manager level, a minimum of 5+ years of relevant consulting experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide large project teams and stakeholder groups through complex procurement process design and operating model implications
  • Subject matter expertise in one, or more, of Category Management/Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Relationship Management or Procure 2 Pay processes

Ideally, you’ll also have    

  •  Familiarity with the enablement of procurement processes through cloud-based technologies

What we look for
We’re looking for people that are passionate procurement and broader supply chain consultants, at the top of their game, but who would like to continue to grow their subject matter expertise and help others around them achieve their potential. If you have a passion for assisting businesses achieve their full potential and working with some of the highest performing teams, this role might very well be for you. 
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  •  Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety


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