Manager - Sourcing and Supply
Yukon Government
Whitehorse, YT
Yukon Liquor Corporation (YLC) is a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing liquor and cannabis industry with a combination of retail and regulatory functions unique within government. YLC is responsible for the purchase, distribution and sale of liquor and cannabis products in the Yukon. It is our mandate to ensure that our customers are well educated about how to enjoy our products safely.
The Manager, Sourcing & Supply, reporting directly to the Director, Operations, is a key senior leadership position within the Yukon Liquor Corporation (YLC) and is responsible for leading, planning, directing, and implementing business strategies, policies, and procedures that maximize the operational & financial performance of the Yukon Liquor Corporation. This role partners closely with senior management from YLC and other Yukon Government departments to ensure continued compliance with relevant legislation, policies & procedures while overseeing the timely and reliable sourcing and replenishment of all liquor, cannabis and related products.

For more information about the process, please contact:
Steve Cummings, Director, Operations at (867) 667-8927 or Steve.Cummings@gov.yk.ca
Candace Leigh, Human Resources Manager at (867) 667-3581 or Candace.leight@gov.yk.ca

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

  • Post-secondary education with a focus in business administration, commerce, supply chain, operations management or another relevant discipline;
  • Senior leadership experience preferably in a wholesale and/or retail environment whose purpose is to drive efficiency and profitability;
  • Considerable experience developing, implementing and evaluating operational plans, programs and policies in a retail environment;
  • Considerable experience overseeing human and financial resources;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, ERP and advanced supply chain systems
  • Experience working in the public sector, and regulated industries is an asset;
  • Knowledge and experience in liquor, cannabis or other fast moving consumer goods
  • Considerable systems and process management experience
  • Strong analytical, team building and performance management abilities
Candidates who have education, training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on the following:
  • Business acumen & negotiating skills
  • Client focus with the ability to develop a collaborative supply chain
  • Modelling interpersonal skills and personal and professional accountability
  • Strategic, high level thinking and solution delivery (vision and goal)
  • Taking action and achieving organizational goals and requirements
  • Lead and manage positive change and success
  • Building operational alliances, partnerships and cross-functional teams
  • Motivating, leading and developing people
  • Project and operational management expertise
Additional Information:
Job Requirements: some travel within and outside of Yukon (10%)
Conditions of Employment: Class 5 drivers license, Have and maintain a security clearance

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
15 July 2019
Close Date
29 July 2019