Manager, Contract and Procurement Services

The Ottawa Hospital

Department: Procurement

Organization: The Ottawa Hospital

Location: 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa

Reports to: Chief of Procurement

Submission Deadline: 5/31/2018

Employment Status: Full- time

Scheduled Working Hours: days, 8 hours

 

Description:

One of Canada’s largest teaching and research hospitals, The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is a multi-campus academic health sciences centre serving the 1.2 million residents of Ottawa and Eastern Ontario, in both English and French. Working together with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the University of Ottawa, and other partners, TOH is continually gaining national and international recognition for high quality patient care, teaching and research. TOH’s Finance Department provides accurate and timely financial and statistical information to all areas of The Ottawa Hospital, including the Rehabilitation Centre, the Cancer Centre and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, as well as providing accounting services to the Hospital’s Research Institute and Residence Corporation, as well as many trust fund holders. 

Reporting to the Chief Procurement Officer, the Manager, Contracting & Procurement Services (Category & Supplier Relationship Management) is responsible for developing, implementing and managing leading edge supply chain management services and initiatives that will drive sustainable value and achieve efficiencies for the hospital and its affiliated organizations. The Manager leads a team of professionals in performing several key category management and supporting functions within the TOH supply chain management model, namely; category strategy, performance management, supplier relationship management, stakeholder engagement strategy, compliance management, demand and spend management, master data management and technology enablement. He/she is responsible for providing ongoing consulting expertise, and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, internal clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

As a member of the Contracting and Procurement Services management team, this position will play a key role in meeting the team’s goal to be recognized and trusted as leading procurement 

Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Procurement Officer, the Manager, Contracting & Procurement Services (Category & Supplier Relationship Management) is responsible for developing, implementing and managing leading edge supply chain management services and initiatives that will drive sustainable value and achieve efficiencies for the hospital and its affiliated organizations. The Manager, leads a team of professionals in performing several key category management and supporting functions within the TOH supply chain management model, namely; category strategy, performance management, supplier relationship management, stakeholder engagement strategy, compliance management, demand and spend management, master data management and technology enablement. He/she is responsible for providing ongoing consulting expertise, and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, internal clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

Essential Qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years proven experience managing complex supply chain management or strategic sourcing projects preferably in a healthcare environment;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a management role which includes knowledge of policies and practices on hiring, dismissal and performance management;
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience managing and/or practical application of business intelligence tools, decision support, performance measurement, business planning and/or compliance preferably in a supply chain environment
  • Expert knowledge of supply chain management activities; category management, strategic sourcing, contract management, order management and supplier relationship management
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain management strategy and governance supporting processes; vision, mission and goal setting, policy and process development, legislative framework, performance management and continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the broader public sector and healthcare procurement environment
  • Knowledge of Contract Law, laws of competitive bidding, the broader public sector procurement regulations, provincial and federal legislation, Trade Agreements
  • Knowledge of Supply chain and business computer applications, including MS Office 365, Oracle P2P, eTendering
  • Strategic Leadership skills developed, preferably in a public sector organization and supply chain function, in order to translate organizational vision, mission and goals into clear and effective strategic and operational policies, plans, programs and services
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and innovative thinking to influence creative business approaches, enhance client satisfaction, and deliver measurable results and cost savings for clients in a fast-paced environment
  • Supply market analysis, economic and statistical analysis and research techniques
  • Performance measurement, program analysis, development, implementation and evaluation techniques
  • Strong analytical and business acumen and planning skills with a proven track record for short, medium and long-term goal and objective setting
  • Ability to assess and effectively manage financial, reputational, legal and operational risks; takes calculated risks after mitigation and seeks new solutions through questioning and challenging the status quo
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships, fostering trust, cooperation and mutual agreement and manage service levels and expectations
  • Change management skills to plan effectively for and manage change by shifting priorities and adapting to changes to meet organizational and program requirements; communicates change in a manner that invites support; keeps staff and/or clients informed
  • Ability to engage employees, promoting a culture of trust, mutual respect and cooperation; coaching, mentoring and training skills to develop staff. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (or equivalent)
  • Proficiency in English and French – oral expression (advanced level) and comprehension (advanced level)


Education Requirements: Undergraduate Degree in a relevant filed e.g. business, supply chain, commerce or economics;

Instructions for Application:
If you are interested in being part of the team at The Ottawa Hospital, please submit an online application via our external website by clicking the following link and applying to Job Opening ID 64705 https://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/wps/portal/Base/TheHospital/CareersAndVolunteering/CareersWe thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. 

Friday, April 6, 2018 9:09:00 AM Categories: Provider Postings