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Air Canada is looking for a Strategic Procurement Manager to join the company's Strategic Procurement (SP) team, which will be situated in Montreal. The selected candidate will be responsible for leading and participating in a variety of sourcing activities. Because procurement at Air Canada is cross-functional, this opportunity will allow you to interface with key stakeholders from all parts of the company.
This position demands someone who will play a vital role in Air Canada's important sourcing programs, particularly as the company focuses on pandemic recovery and long-term sustainability. To gain the best value for the airline and to build mutually beneficial partnerships with suppliers, the chosen candidate will use a passion for leadership and teamwork.
The successful applicant will report to the Senior Manager of Strategic Procurement and will be responsible for leading and supporting sourcing projects for Air Canada's Commercial and Corporate categories (including but not limited to loyalty, e-commerce, marketing, payments and distribution, product design and sales).
The Strategic Procurement Manager will work closely with cross-functional teams to provide high-quality services with a strong value focus. Through a number of initiatives, this person will also place a significant emphasis on process improvement and customer-centricity.
Conducting supply market research, establishing category/project baselines, establishing sourcing strategies, seeking proposals, conducting pricing and contract negotiations, and contributing to the overall improvement of Air Canada procurement practices are all part of this position's responsibilities.
The following are some of the key areas of responsibility:
Assist in the enhancement of internal procurement practices:
Desired Experience & Skills
Requirements in Linguistics
On the basis of equal qualifications, multilingual candidates would be given precedence.
Inclusion and Diversity
Air Canada is dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and strives to establish a healthy, accessible, and fulfilling workplace that recognizes employees' unique contributions to the company's success.
We encourage applications from all qualified individuals to help us establish a diverse staff that represents the diversity of our clients and the communities in which we live and serve.
Air Canada appreciates all applicants' interest; however, only those who are chosen to continue in the process will be contacted.