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Strategic Sourcing Junior Associate

December 1 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Recruitment, Staffing, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Toronto, ON

Requisition ID: 92719

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

As a member of the Strategic Sourcing team, you will be involved in the sourcing and supply management processes in one or more categories. In this role you will be supporting the sourcing process including the evaluation of suppliers and preparation of recommendations for decision makers. This role may include supporting spend reporting, savings-related savings forecasts, calculations, presentations, reporting, pricing file preparation and pricing analysis.

You also be involved in reviewing Statements of Work and may occasionally negotiate simple pricing or terms with suppliers. You will help communicate policy and processes to business managers and requesters, and will interact with suppliers on pricing, terms or performance.

Is this role right for you?

  • You have excellent English communication skills, and can interact with senior stakeholders in the Bank
  • You are excited about delivering high-quality results, and can manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • You can quickly grasp new concepts and are able to work with minimal supervision
  • When presented with a challenge, you are curious, resourceful, and you take initiative to find a solution
  • You have a strong sense of accountability and are eager to work on a variety of different activities

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? – We’d love to work with you if:

  • You have 1 to 2 years of Strategic Sourcing, procurement or supply chain experience and an understanding the procurement lifecycle; knowledge of contingent workforce or services a plus
  • You have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and can interact with different stakeholders in various settings (e.g. operational communication, formal communication). This includes suppliers and internal stakeholders, and situations of collaboration as well as communicating difficult messages such as policy or compliance requirements.
  • You have strong work ethic
  • You are very well organized, and can manage multiple priorities and types of work
  • You are comfortable working with and analyzing large amounts of data using Excel
  • You adapt well to a constantly changing business environment and priorities, and can drive projects to completion
  • You hold a post-secondary diploma/degree in management, business, or related field; master (MA or MSc) in business or related field is preferred

What’s in it for you?

  • Global Procurement Services is a growing team in an exciting development stage, with a strong leadership team focused on employee opportunity and success
  • You’ll be given the opportunity to work across diverse projects with multiple lines-of-business
  • The opportunity to work on projects that deliver value for the whole enterprise
  • Work for an award-winning workplace
  • We’re driven by core values that put our people first
  • We’re performance based and driven to succeed

This position is located in downtown, Toronto

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. network