VP Procurement – Downtown Toronto – $140,000 base salary ($200,000+ package with bonus)

VP Procurement

A rare opportunity to build a Procurement team from scratch for a massive Financial Services organisation based in Downtown Toronto.  Reporting into a VP Finance, this is a Head of Procurement position with a mandate to build a Category team, implement the Procurement Strategy, develop the Contract, Risk and Governance policies, implement a P2P process and develop a vendor management process.  You will be the first Procurement member of the team in a company with an addressable spend of $800m+.   Once you have built the team and processes, there is scope to take on more responsibility across the broader business.

As the ideal candidate you will have experience of building a Procurement department, implementing and developing processes and policies and developing technology.  You must have a full Indirect Procurement background, including Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management, Contracts Management and Operational Procurement.  As well have being a strong leader, you must also be “hands-on” as the team will be extremely lean in the short-term.  You must have an impressive career background, strong education and impeccable communication skills.

If you are excited by the prospect of building a Procurement department for one of the biggest companies in the City, this role could be the one for you.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Experience in building an Indirect Procurement department
  • Director Level/VP Level responsibilities
  • A full procurement background (not just sourcing or vendor management)
  • Impressive education history – A Masters or MBA from a reputable organisation would be advantageous
  • Exceptional communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434