Conseiller/conseillère en approvisionnement

As a Procurement Consultant in our team, you will be accountable for managing a portfolio of multiple Vendor of Record Arrangements. These are enterprise-wide across the Ontario government, but also available to users across the public sector, and cover a variety of goods and/or services.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Leading analysis and advice on supply and market issues, business practices, category management and contract management processes
  • Providing subject matter expertise on specific categories, commodities, services and anticipating future needs
  • Supporting senior staff in categories and procurement strategy development, including continuous improvement projects
  • Contributing to planning, development and implementation of procurement operational policies, procedures, best practices and guidelines
  • Building and maintaining business relationships with buyers, suppliers and broader public sector stakeholders including resolving arising issues

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following:

Procurement & Contract Management Knowledge:

  • Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of category management, purchasing and contracting policies, procedures, and contracts
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of stakeholder liaison and contract management to provide contract management expertise and to coordinate the administration of contracts
  • Knowledge in developing and evaluating supplier key performance measures
  • Drive effective vendor management liaison and relationships as the single point of contact

Analytical & Problem-Solving Skills:

  • Ability to analyze trends in goods and services and advise on supply and market issues, and changing client needs
  • Skilled at interpreting contracts, policies and assessing supplier performance
  • Ability to mediate and resolve vendor and supply chain issues or risks

Project Management Skills:

  • Ability to coordinate the operational administration of contracts, agreements and supplier contracts
  • Proven experience in leading categories and commodity needs assessment working groups and procurement related projects
  • Strong organizational skills to be able to manage multiple activities and meet deadlines

Client Centric Service & Relationship Management Skills:

  • Ability to develop and maintain contract user guides and performance measurement related materials
  • Strong relationship building/management and the ability to develop stakeholder partnerships
  • Demonstrated ability to advise clients about contract details, processes and services
  • Proficient at preparing briefing notes and materials
  • Strong mediations skills with the ability to resolve contract management issues

Supply Ontario offers a competitive compensation package including benefits and defined benefit pension plan.


To apply, please click on the following link: APPLY NOW by April 11, 2024.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Supply Ontario is an inclusive employer which respects equity, inclusion, diversity and anti-racism.  Accommodation, if required, will be provided throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.