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Reporting to the Senior Manager, Procurement , the Manager will work to identify, develop and implement strategies, contracts and processes for the outsourcing of services in a multi-Client real estate management portfolio.

As Manager of a team of Regional Buyers the person will provide leadership, guidance and direction to team members, interact with key operational staff to communicate on competitive initiatives, and report to the Senior Manager regarding regional activities.


Coordination of all activities related to the issuance of Service contracts on a regional level, assisting in establishing supplier / proposal evaluation criteria, providing direction or aiding in the management of competitive bidding process, leading or participating in negotiations with suppliers, recommending contract awards, and providing guidance pertaining to the management of new supplier transitions.

Identification of opportunities for cost reduction through contract improvements, contract consolidation and the potential for inclusion of additional services in the outsourcing portfolio.

Facilitating contract review meetings with suppliers and operations teams to measure supplier performance against Key Performance Indicators and to identify opportunities for service improvements.

Providing support on national competitive bids and corporate strategies and coordinating reciprocal feedback between Strategic Procurement and the Operational Clients.

Providing ongoing support and training as required to all direct reports on procurement policies, processes and contract management.

Gain a thorough understanding of SNC-Lavalin O&M’s procurement policy and provide procurement process training across all Strategic Client Units.

Respond to quality management issues and supplier performance concerns.

Manage all human resource administration for direct reports, including but not limited to the establishment of annual objectives and performance management.


A University Degree/College Diploma is required. A CPP designation and additional training in areas related to supply chain management is preferred.

Experience in the commercial real estate or other services industry is preferred

Solid working knowledge with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience working with MERX, JDEdwards, PeopleSoft, E1 is an asset

Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, leadership and negotiation skills are required, as well as strong delegation and time management skills, with excellent initiative and follow-up capabilities.

Strong people management skills with the ability to provide guidance and development. Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset

Building Administration Support

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