Senior Procurement Specialist – Dartmouth, NS

Introduction

Dovre Group is pleased to present the following opportunity: Senior Procurement Specialist located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. This is a permanent full-time role.

Function

Key Responsibilities:

Integrated sourcing initiatives including:

  • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies
  • Analysis of market/supply conditions (e.g. availability, pricing, lead-times and capacity)

Pre-contract activity including:

  • Requirement definition and contracting strategy
  • Supplier Qualification, tender process, RFI, RFP, RFQ with vendors
  • Tender evaluations / supplier selection

Contract management including:

  • Develop and execute of contracting plan
  • Negotiate, execute and manage of Equipment and Service contracts, direct with Tier 1 and Tier 2 OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers)
  • Supplier Performance management including supplier quality, cost and delivery
  • Risk identification and management within contract portfolio
  • Purchase Order generation in support of strategic supplier activities

Continuous improvement activities including:

  • Program stakeholder engagement (Engineering, Program Management, Finance)
  • Key Performance Indicator development and monitoring
  • Develop and refine of supply chain processes
  • Cost analysis for direct material and services

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Academically qualified with a recognized university bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Science or Engineering
  • 7 Years or more Supply Chain Procurement experience in aerospace, heavy manufacturing, naval shipbuilding or the defence industry
  • International contracting experience with Tier 1 OEMs for Marine/Naval, Defence and/or Aerospace sectors would be an asset
  • Demonstrated results leading negotiations and managing high-value, complex contracts
  • Supply Chain accreditation: SCMP, MCIPS or ISM would be considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strives to take timely and effective action to complete tasks
  • Strong analytical skills with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exposure to market analytics and insights
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Knowledge of the Federal Government’s Procurement policies and terms and conditions of trade
  • Knowledge of industry wide Project Controls systems (analysis of KPI variations, trends and possible impacts to the Program)
  • Teaching and mentoring experience
  • All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Offer

Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

Information

For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Geanine McGrath
geanine.mcgrath@dovregroup.com

Cherie Taylor
cherie.taylor@dovregroup.com

Natasha Hanlon
natasha.hanlon@dovregroup.com

Location

ID

Job ID: #27330