Manager, Strategic Sourcing - Indirect Spend

Supply Chain / Chaîne d'approvisionnement Brampton, ON #2024-9372 (reqID)


Position at Dynacare

Job Posting: Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Indirect Categories)   
Location: Brampton, ON   
This is a full-time permanent position based in Brampton, ON, working hours are 9am to 5pm. It allows for flexible work from home arrangements to provide work-life-balance to employees as needed.  
Where YOU work, makes a difference.   
Life is precious and every moment matters. Dynacare is helping Canadians achieve a healthy future with care and wellness solutions that are convenient, understandable, and accessible. When you join our team, every day is an opportunity to get better and be inspired. It’s an environment where you can grow your career in any direction you choose. We’re evolving our technology and optimizing our processes, so you can do your best work, make a meaningful impact, and thrive.   
Why Dynacare is an amazing place for YOU:   
·       Join an award-winning "Top Employer" with meaningful and impactful career opportunities.   
·       Access a health and wellness benefits program that supports you and your loved ones.   
·       Grow and thrive with a dynamic, successful company through internal mobility opportunities.   
·       Invest in your future through RRSP match benefits and an employee stock purchase program.   
·       Experience a collaborative, diverse workforce that prioritizes dignity and respect for all.   

    Are YOU our next Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Indirect Categories)?    

As the Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Indirect Categories) at Dynacare, you will lead end-to-end sourcing for ITSS, Facilities, Logistics and other indirect categories. You will serve as the sole point of contact and will manage complete strategic sourcing cycle, from vendor selection to partnership management. You will also closely collaborate with cross-functional teams and work with user to identify needs, recommend sourcing strategies, and optimize supplier relationships and spending. You will lead competitive processes, lead supplier selection process, and form strong partnerships with key departments during onboarding and contracting. You will be pivotal in ensuring efficient and strategic sourcing at Dynacare.  


How YOU will make a difference:  

  •  You will be responsible for all aspects of sourcing for Indirect Material Categories (ITSS, Facilities, Logistics and Others) at Dynacare.
  •  You will be the single point of contact for their respective categories and is responsible for managing all sourcing and procurement needs including selecting, evaluating, and managing vendor partnerships. 
  • You will partner with cross-functional teams at Dynacare to identify needs, understand markets to determine appropriate vendors to participate in RFPs, and baseline the current state is key to this role.


  • Other responsibilities include recommending/developing the sourcing strategy, leading the competitive process (i.e., RFP, RFI, etc.), assisting teams in the supplier selection, negotiating agreements, and continuously optimizing supplier relationships and spend.


  • Close partnership with key departments (i.e., ITSS, Facilities, Logistics, Legal, Finance and H&S) in the onboarding and contracting process is required. 


  • Responsible for Indirect Material Sourcing for the organization; including ITSS, Facilities, Logistics and other indirect categories.
  • Develop close working relationships at all levels of the organization to understand strategic direction, and how vendor partners fit into that, with the purpose of being able to find solutions that meet their needs.
  • Understand and research the assigned category market/industry to remain aware of best practices, leading suppliers, benchmark best practices, etc.
  • Lead regular business reviews with key suppliers and business partners.
  • Work closely with Dynacare business partners and their teams to lead all sourcing related activities to bring significant value for the business.
  • Partner with the organization to manage onboarding, contracting and negotiations with suppliers as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Negotiates technical and commercial terms with suppliers to ensure stakeholders’ needs are met and the best value for the requirement.
  • Responsible for managing contract renewals across the business and working with stakeholders to optimize demand.
  • Maintain and manage a contract renewal tracker for the direct material spend categories.
  • Proactively engage stakeholders in renewal discussions.
  • Review historic spend usage data with business leaders to determine renewal requirements.
  • Create approval decks and contract summaries for obtaining internal buy-in.
  • Drive Savings and Spend Under Management for your areas of responsibility.
  • Provide monthly forecast of projected savings.
  • Utilize project management skills to drive processes from beginning to end.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage processes, create efficiencies, and control costs using ERP systems and other software tools.
  • Participate in enhancing strategic sourcing capabilities overall.
  • Manage highly confidential and critical information.
  • Mentor and coach direct report(s) to ensure success of Dynacare Supply Chain team.


What YOU bring to the role:   


  • Knowledge of end-to-end supply chain management and how strategic procurement impacts end to end supply chain 
  • Knowledge of complete procurement cycle including RFx
  • Knowledge and experience of dealing with and influencing vendors
  • University Degree in Industrial Engineering, Management Sciences or related business field/equivalent business experience 
  • Supply chain management expertise or appropriate certification/education ((e.g. CPSM, SCMP or CSCP)
  • Strong financial and business background MBA/CPA an asset 
  • Knowledge and ability of managing complex projects and manage expectations
  • Excellent supply chain, project management and negotiation skills
  • Contract development and contract closure skills 
  • Very strong financial and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
Passionate about supporting healthy lives with commitment and care? Please apply today and let us open the door to your extended career journey.  
Dynacare has been a “Top Employer” for many years and there is a reason why. We are a great place to work. At Dynacare, we’re proud to hire the best people. If you are looking for a meaningful career where you can support healthy lives with commitment and care – we would like to meet you. We hope you will join us in our journey to become Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader.  
Dynacare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement, and fair treatment of all individuals. We believe that our diversity is our strength, so we employ a diverse workforce and respect the needs of all our employees.  
In accordance with provincial legislation and our Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the Dynacare hiring process.