Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Manager

North Sydney
Port aux Basques

Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Manager
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Reference # MG-13261

Marine Atlantic’s mission is to provide a safe, environmentally responsible, and quality ferry service between the Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia in a reliable, courteous and costeffective manner. The Corporation provides ferry services on two routes. The first is a year-round, 96 nautical mile daily ferry service between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova Scotia. The second, offered from mid-June until late September, is a 280 nautical mile tri-weekly ferry service between Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova Scotia. Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport. On their behalf, we are seeking a Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Manager to join the team in Port aux Basques Newfoundland or North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

As the Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will provide leadership to Purchasing Agents and Buyers, with the overall responsibility of procurement of all goods and services for Marine Atlantic. You will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of Marine Atlantic’s procurement spend and activities while following relevant public accountability standards and to remain consistent with legislation and trade agreements applicable to Marine Atlantic. The procurement department generates requirements, sourcing, pricing, negotiation and post award activities as well as incorporating best practices and continuous process improvement. Evaluating and managing vendor performance while implementing continuous improvement strategy with corrective action programs in addition to leading collaboration, process standardization, and knowledge management across the sourcing lifecycle is critical to success.

As the ideal candidate, you have at least 5 years of demonstrated leadership and procurement in addition to your post-secondary education. Contracts management certification and experience in a public sector environment would be preferred. You have or are enrolled in SCMP & PSPP accreditation programs. You are a problem solver who uses strong communication skills to collaborate with your customer and people across the organization to identify and resolve issues. As a team player, you identify opportunities to mentor others and enjoy building relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

By joining as the Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will be part of a hard-working team with commitment to top-quality, reliable and courteous service for customers. Marine Atlantic has recently made some exciting changes such as new vessels and new amenities. In exchange for the knowledge and experience you bring; you will be rewarded with a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Marine Atlantic invites applications from all qualified candidates and hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principles of equitable employment for all and strongly encourage applications from Women, Indigenous People, Persons with Disabilities, Visible Minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. If you are a member of one of these groups, we invite you to self-identify on your application, cover letter or resume.

Salary: $79,143.86 to $98,929.82 plus a performance incentive.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online through the following link:

For more information contact Austin McLennan, Consultant at 902-424-1103