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Supply Chain Manager
open until filled
The Supply Chain approach is based on a blend of category management and operational procurement (supply management) and enables Carillion to drive greater value from its Supply Chain facility, through better performance and stronger relationships with suppliers and subcontractors. Our key objectives are to deliver:
A safe and sustainable supply chain
Fully managed, integrated and seamless supply chain solutions with preferred supplier agreements
Key relationships with preferred supply partners to support business development and growth
Cost reduction and value enhancement delivered by the highest quality, motivated people
A performance measured supply chain, showing marked continuous improvement
Innovative supply chain solutions including electronic procurement and off-shore sourcing
The Supply Chain job family covers all of those roles with responsibility for managing and ordering the procurement and delivery of goods and services.
Why the role is needed:
To manage the provision of professional Procurement and Supply Chain Services within the Alberta Roads Maintenance Business, delivering effective procurement solutions to Work Winning, Major Project Delivery teams and to the wider business as a whole.
To improve performance and reduce cost and business risk significantly.
To deliver a better value supply chain by embedding consistent category strategies into the projects and focusing on the needs of internal & external customers, all in accordance with Carillion policies & procedures.
The role will support activities within the Building Division in British Columbia when required to do so
The role will be based in Edmonton Alberta and will require travel to Vancouver as required.
Role in the context of business strategy – Supply Chain will be delivered through a combination of Category Management and Operational Procurement (Supply Management). This role will mange the supply of goods and services across the Business Unit, ensuring financial savings and performance improvements are made through a more strategic approach to supply chain management and a more integrated approach with our customers (internal & external) and suppliers.
The Job Holder is subject to managerial control and the job is generally subject to practices and procedures that have clear precedents, or are covered by closely defined policies. The specific areas of accountability of the role are as follows:
Leads all Supply Chain/ Procurement Management activity and fully supports the operations of the business unit and project/series of projects
Leads Procurement package meetings to establish strategies, refine scope of packages, pre and post tender lists, interfaces, links & schedule / programs
Prepares detailed scopes of work for tendering
Manages, collates & issues complete, robust Tender documentation for all packages to be procured
Fields all queries from bidders and issues timely bid clarifications as required
Conducts detailed bid analyses, evaluating compliance and scope and issues post tender questions as required
Leads supply chain solutions for Work Winning and in conjunction, submits pre-qualification tender documents
Works closely with all stakeholders and category managers to understand customer requirements and uses this information to then develop and implement the supply chain strategy for a Business Unit / Project(s)
Provides project and functional reporting as necessary, utilizing agreed reporting formats, tools & trackers
Completes all of the above for all aspects of procurement, including material supply, sub contractors, and services, in accordance with Carillion Procurement Procedures
10 years of relevant construction procurement experience
Understanding the policies and practices associated with a significant international construction and maintenance company
Relevant ‘local’ market knowledge
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good planning & organizational skills
Good ‘management & delegation’ skills
Good people / relationship skills
Good interviewing skills
Good understanding / awareness of markets / economics
Fair / equitable
University Degree / PMAC / CIPS or equivalent qualification
Leadership techniques and staff development methods
Tender and contract procurement practice, processes
Awareness of relevant forms of contract and strong commercial awareness
Description of required values/competencies:
Analytical skills, measured approach to decision making, highly competent in supplier selection and evaluation
Highly competent in value engineering and performance improvement
Able to operate and communicate with senior staff within Carillion and the supplier’s organization
Strong negotiation skills, contractual and commercial competence
Demonstrates sound skills in project management and planning
Understands and leads Customer Service improvements
Strong management skills, applying a range of management techniques
Enthusiastic team player, strong communicator, highly customer focused
Committed to Supply Chain and marketing of the function internally and externally
Firmly focused on relationship management
Focused on least end cost and reduction of inefficiency
The ability to operate under pressure and to meet tight and demanding deadlines is essential
Experienced in leading and delivering change. Enjoys communicating and motivating people through change
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We thank all applicants for considering a career with us; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.