Come and join the RMA and Canoe Procurement Group of Canada team! We are continually growing and ready to bring in some new team members. The RMA is a community-based organization, who understands the importance of teamwork, having the engagement by both our Executive Team and Board of Directors. We are consistently evolving, with a great benefit program, promoting professional and personal development for our employees and have the understanding of flexibility in the workplace, with the importance of work-life balance and family.
Under the general direction of the Manager of Supplier Relations, the Contract Manager will be responsible for developing strong relationships with our program suppliers in and around Ontario. They will host Canoe / supplier trainings on regional levels and explore opportunities for further partnership and support for Canoe and our associated partners. This position would also engage with potential suppliers before Canoe goes to RFP for its programs with the goal of increase the number and quality of the responses. There will be a supplier management and evaluation role that this position will carry out. This role will be a remote position, within the Toronto area, including regular travel in the region.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Contract Manager will be responsible to assist in the implementation of Canoe’s Procurement and Supplier Relations activities. This will include but not be limited to:
Providing support to the Supplier Relations team
Supplier Contract negotiation and award
Ongoing Supplier planning and strategy
Quarterly Supplier reviews
Annual Supplier contract reviews and events
Regional Supplier expansion
Partner Association relationship management
Facilitating training opportunities
Other duties as required
Strong understanding of business and sales processes
Ability to successfully communicate with multiple groups
High proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
Ability to set and reach marketing objectives
Experience working with multiple teams on multiple projects
Aptitude for providing customer support and direction to Canoes membership and suppliers
Strong time management skills
A willingness to take on leadership roles
Ability to travel (clean drivers abstract)
Understanding of procurement law and agreements
Proven ability to create and facilitate presentations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Completion of related post-secondary degree or diploma (Business Administration preferred)
Marketing or business development experience
Requires high degree of initiative, professionalism and judgement
Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
The RMA is an equal opportunity employer. Any applicant that meets the qualifications above is encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and those already legally entitled to work in Canada.
We thank all applicants, but due to the high volume of responses expected, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.