Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing

Employment type: Full-time
MICHAEL PAGE CANADA
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-09-10
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-09-10

Description:

Our Canadian business focuses on recruiting within Accounting & Finance, Banking & Financial Services, Engineering & Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Procurement & Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology and Consulting. Our unique non-commissioned environment enables our professional consultants to provide impartial and invaluable advice to clients and candidates throughout the recruitment process. Michael Page has a wide range of interesting and challenging assignments from intermediate to senior level and executive positions.

Commitment to professionalism, quality of service and working with a sense of urgency has been the foundation of Michael Page International's success for more than 30 years. For more information on Michael Page please call us at 416.306.3900, or visit our website at www.michaelpage.ca

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

About our client

Our client is a leading global professional services firm.

Job description

Our client is looking for an Executive Director of Strategic Sourcing who will report directly to the CFO. This individual must have experience with the following;

• Manage, coach, and mentor the Americas Professional & Business Services Procurement team - which includes the following Sourcing areas: Technology, Consulting, Legal, Tax/Audit, Market Data, and Offshoring/Outsourcing services

• Work with internal business partners to define business procurement requirements

• Develop and implement sourcing and procurement strategies

• Introduce innovative procurement and sourcing ideas to the business, e.g. identify potential sourcing synergies between companies, real time benchmarking, knowledge sharing of best practices, etc.

• Developing and delivering strategy presentations to senior members of the firm

What's on offer

Outstanding compensation and benefits package plus share options.

Who we are looking for

The Executive Director of Strategic Sourcing MUST meet the following requirements:

• Bachelors Degree, MBA preferred

• 6 plus years managing an industry leading Procurement team

• 10 plus years of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing experience with Market Data, Outsourcing/Offshoring, Legal, Consulting and Tax/Audit.

• Experience with SAP (Frictionless)

• Strong presentation skills with C-level executives

For further information please forward a detailed resume along with current salary, in strict confidence by applying to

this job on Michael Page website

Industry: Business and Professional Services

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics

Website: http://www.michaelpage.ca