JOB POSTING #890573
Position: Strategic Sourcing Specialist/Contract Specialist (4 positions)
Site: 700 University Avenue - Ontario Power Generation Building
Reports to: Director
Salary Range: $86,873 to $108,596 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent Full-time (Flexible remote/office work arrangement)
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Strategic Sourcing Specialist/Contract Specialist in our Procurement Department.
This net new opportunity has become available due to our growing portfolio as business partners within UHN to provide insight and advice. Our team empowers strategic transformation across the organization to UHN’s financial strength and sustainability.
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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground-breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
As a key member of the Procurement Management Office, the Strategic Sourcing Specialist/Contract Specialist, will support the delivery of savings through supply chain initiatives at UHN.
Minimum five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in a public procurement role, including demonstrated contract management and contract negotiation experience
Health care procurement experience is an asset
Post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education and experience
Solid experience working within a defined sourcing process/methodology
Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrates a commitment to providing a high level of customer service, with an acute understanding of the customer and their needs; utilizes sound judgment and decision making
Demonstrated project management skills; ability to organize, control and coordinate a variety of activities in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
Ability to prioritize workload, manage unexpected occurrences and at the same time manage deadlines
Experience in administering terms and conditions of contracts
Knowledge and experience in materials provisioning and understanding of business and legal issues
Excellent communication skills combined with strong analytical abilities and mathematical aptitude required
Demonstrated experience in supplier relationship management and supplier qualification
Proven team player
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Contract Management software, SAP and Purchasing software
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Posting Date: December 23, 2021 Closing Date: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.