Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
Post Date: July 17, 2023
Application Deadline: August 10, 2023
The Head, Procurement & Category Management provides strategic leadership, management, oversight, and delivery of centralized procurement services to TTC business partners while protecting the TTC’s best interests and reputation, reducing risk and maximizing long-term value. The role develops strategic internal and external partnerships and is accountable for all procurements that support operating and capital budgets. The candidate will be responsible for maturing strategic sourcing and category management. With over 800 ongoing contracts worth $7.5B in value, the candidate will manage complex procurements in an open and transparent process.
The position provides dynamic leadership in planning, directing, and improving all activities of the Department staff, to promote and ensure a high level of performance, quality, and customer service to TTC business partners. The successful candidate will build confidence with Business Partners by anticipating and supporting customer needs. Additionally, you will improve operational efficiency through the implementation of change management strategies. The role leads and supports several transformational programs to ensure procurement acumen and SAP program implementation to better integrate the TTC’s practices, processes, and systems.