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Location: , British Columbia

Posting Date: Oct 11, 2023

Closing Date: Until Filled

Website: www.cccu.ca

Occupation Type: Product Management

Career Level: Manager

Employment Type: Full-time

Position Type: Permanent/Full Time

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking for a Manager, Contracts and Procurement, so if you’re passionate about contract management and procurement services, we’d like to hear from you.

This is a remote opportunity open to residents of British Columbia, with preference given to Vancouver Island candidates.

What’s the role?

The Manager, Contracts and Procurement reports to the AVP, Procurement & Premises and plays a crucial role in providing contract management and procurement services in alignment with organizational goals and financial responsibility. This position involves offering strategic guidance on contract management and purchasing, ensuring compliance with policies, laws, and regulations. The role also includes collaborating with internal stakeholders to develop procurement specifications, overseeing the entire procurement process, and maintaining departmental policies and procedures.

Your duties will include:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to source and engage reliable suppliers and vendors.
  • Negotiates with suppliers and vendors to create value and savings for the organization.
  • Manages overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the procurement and contract management life cycle.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing strategic procurement and contract management strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining department policies and procedures, in partnership with department Leadership.
  • Manages all items related to vendor managements inclusive of performance, information changes and vendor set up.
  • Manages, amends and monitors supplier contract agreements.
  • Manages all items related to vendor managements inclusive of performance, information changes and vendor set up.
  • Manages, amends and monitors supplier contract agreements.
  • Provides effective leadership by creating a trusted environment that fosters collaboration and innovation, ensures a respectful, engaging, and productive work environment and positive culture.

What are we looking for?

  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
  • SCMP/MCOPS/ASCM/CPP/CPSM accreditation is preferred.
  • Project Management Designation (PMP/CMP) preferred.

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • Minimum 5 years leadership/management experience.
  • 5 years’ experience in Contract Management, Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management
  • Able to demonstrate up to date procurement/purchasing practices.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret the needs of clients and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required.
  • Experience working in a financial institution environment is preferred.
  • Intermediate/Advanced working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with an ERP system.
  • Thorough understanding of ISO9001 Procurement Policies and Procedures.

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centres, plus our wide range of online and digital services.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

By joining Coastal Communities team, you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way.We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

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