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Manager - Procurement

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The role of the Manager of Procurement is to manage and co-ordinate activities of Purchasing Department of Queensway Carleton Hospital, oversee Procurement services provided to partner hospitals, and oversee third party Biomedical Services provided to the Hospital.  As such, the incumbent is expected (but not limited to): Oversee provision of procurement services to external partner hospitals Be responsible for the procurement of: supplies, equipment, contracts, and capitalAdminister the department’s budgets, systems, service level expectations, relationships, staffing, process improvement, vendors, policy and procedure Represent the organization at a regional level for supply chain activities.


Operational Planning:
Prepare and manage the Purchasing Department operating budgetsDesign, develop, implement and maintain procurement services in order to achieve cost-effective processes for the organization; leading to operational excellenceGuide staff in determining and validating specifications, end user requirements, negotiations, as well as reviewing, editing and preparing related documentsDraft changes to policies and work procedures that will deliver effective, efficient serviceRespond to service issues and develop strategies to mitigate and remediate within resources wherever possibleCoordinate annual Medical and Non-Medical capital ranking processes
Coordinate activities of Biomedical Services including involvement in Medical Capital ProcurementOperations Management:Administer, monitor and report compliance with the Broader Public Sector Directives, Canadian Free Trade Agreement, Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, Hospital Corporate Procurement Policy and other relevant Corporate PoliciesManage procurement resources and systems to coordinate supply chain and logistics, including but not limited to Meditech, GHX, Budman, ESM, VIPNegotiate major acquisitions and contracts for hospital-wide requirements and serve as an advisor to all directors and senior leadership in their interpretation.Liaise with other hospitals to facilitate group purchases and contracts, sale/ loan of supplies and equipment for mutual benefitWork with Manager, Logistics to assure supply chain continuity, implement change management related to mobilization of internal and regional activities, and collaborate during supply disruption. Co-chair the Product Evaluation Standardization Committees for the Hospital and OR.Human Resources Management:
Be responsible for hiring, developing, promoting, evaluating, disciplining and terminating purchasing staff.Administer ASP, C.A.R.E standards, performance excellence, and employee code of conductEnsuring adherence to legislative requirements , corporate and departmental policies, and collective agreements/terms of references


Post-secondary education and seven (7) years’ experience within procurement and supply chain (five years in a supervisory/management role of business administration, procurement, and/or supply chain are an asset)Or Fifteen (15) years’ related commensurate experience in procurement and supply chain – of which five years are in a supervisory/management role of business administration, procurement, and/or supply chain, in lieu of formal education. Extensive with knowledge of business, supply chain, best practices (from the Supply Chain Management Professional), finance/accounting, and management/leadership skillsAbility to prioritize and plan effective use of resources and timeAbility to evaluate team and individual performance/competencies, direct and distribute workload to match capacity to demandKnowledge and skill in analytics to assess and establish metrics/benchmarks and set performance objectives for improvement.Ability to align corporate goals with operational/department objectives to support operational and corporate priorities & shape a work environment which promotes successStrong skills in information technology/servicesPREFERRED:
Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP)\CPP\CPSM designations Healthcare Supply Chain Management certificationsLogistics Supply Chain CertificationBusiness Supply Chain CertificationLEAN and/or Continuous Performance Improvement designation/certification

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