25 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2V5
President’s Choice Bank (PCF) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) and was established to promote President’s Choice Financial products and services across Canada. PCF is focused on providing everyday payment solutions and services that reward the everyday. It operates in the following segments:
Mastercard: The President’s Choice Financial Mastercard is offered and operated by President’s Choice Bank.
Insurance: Home and auto insurance are offered through affiliates and relationships with several insurance companies.
PC Optimum: All PC Financial payment card customers earn PC Optimum points that can be redeemed in participating Loblaw banner and Shoppers Drug Mart stores.
PC Services: this division of Loblaws Inc. operates in the same office location and includes The Mobile Shop and Gift Card businesses which are focused upon delivering convenience and exceptional value to LCL customers. Loblaws Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LCL.
LCL is Canada’s largest food distributor and has expanded into certain non-food categories, with operations across the country. LCL concentrates on food retailing with the objective of providing consumers with the best in one-stop shopping for everyday household needs.
PCF is an important business unit within LCL that manages and develops the products and service programs in order to improve the customer experience, maximize value, and provide a platform to enhance customer insights and relationships. PCF’s vision is vision is to make the everyday simple and better.
The Contract Manager, Legal will be responsible for leading the process of negotiation of vendor agreements, in close partnership with legal and business stakeholders as well as overseeing the contract management process for vendor agreements.
What you'll do:
Oversee the overall contract management process for vendor agreements:
Manage contract intake and contract execution process;
Create contract notifications and facilitate reminders to the business stakeholders; and
Respond to contract requests/inquiries from business stakeholders and audit functions
Act as contract lead for the negotiation of small to large sized vendor agreements, in collaboration with legal and key business stakeholders including:
Identification of key business terms for inclusion;
Coordination of required input from key business stakeholders in a timely manner;
Review of vendor edits – accept edits and/or form counter proposal;
Consideration of company policies and procedures and business requirements;
Escalation of key risks/issues to legal; and
Act as a liaison and manage the relationship between the vendor, business stakeholders and legal through the process.
Support the legal team in the negotiation of vendor agreements
Education/training within the business on the role, objectives and processes of the contract management process
Manage expectations/concerns within the organization and vendor organizations through strong, professional communication and leadership skills
Manage/develop relationship network as required by dealing with individuals at all levels of the organization and vendor /partner organizations
What you'll need:
Minimum 3-5 years’ procurement experience facilitating and negotiating vendor agreements (preferably agreements within the financial services sector that satisfy OSFI Guideline B-10 requirements)
Strong understanding of credit card operations is beneficial
Post-secondary education (preferably in Business or related field)
Experience managing multiple internal and external relationships, including the ability to work closely with a variety of stakeholders to achieve common business objectives
Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize, balance conflicting tasks and manage internal and external stakeholders
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Well-developed presentation and interactive skills sufficient to present both factual and conceptual information/ideas
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Proficiency using Microsoft Office software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Outlook Email, Instant Messaging
Come and join a winning team who demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefor encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Number of Openings:
PC Financial recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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