Director, Procurement


From coast-to-coast, our inspiring colleagues are at the heart of what we do best: helping people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. With our team, you’ll bring this purpose to life every day by living our Values, being open to change, and pursuing your goals. In return, we’ll give you countless opportunities to learn and grow, alongside a diverse and passionate community of experts – the best the industry has to offer. You’ll be empowered to be your best self, do your best work, and make a meaningful impact.

Here, you can help shape the future of insurance, win as a team, and grow with us. About the role We are looking for a Director, Procurement to join our team You will provide leadership for a multi-functional and North American procurement team. You will be responsible for optimizing cost savings, grow strategies to find value beyond savings and implementing appropriate risk management measures related to the supply cycle. In collaboration with all our business units, you will support regional, national and international needs with the essential procurement services to achieve our business objectives.

What youll do here: Align performance and compliance with Intact policies and regulatory requirements Move quickly with the changing environment and are up to date with the latest Procurement trends and approaches; thinking outside of the box is a second nature and promotes continuous improvement of corporate procurement services, policies, and procedures Work closely with legal services to ensure that required contract compliance is integrated with all business units Manage, engage and develop a multi-functional team of procurement managers and specialists based on a vision and values aligned with business objectives and business unit requirements Develop and maintain performance measures to determine service effectiveness Converting strategy into action, a personable, effective and confident manner with the ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders. Including develop and implement operational strategies by aligning objectives with business units, vendors, optimizing expenses and finding value beyond savings. Review organization-wide expenses and actively participate in cost-reduction initiatives across the organization Establish good relationships with business units to define their vendor management strategy, support implementation and highlight the added value of the services offered by the team. A natural inclination to lead, coach and develop talent; accountable for Talent Development and growth of all Procurement functions.

What you bring to the table: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or other related field. Have more than 10 years of experience including 7 years in people management leading large high preforming teams. Procurement Sourcing experience is desired by not essential. Experience in procurement is desired but not essential.

In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and best practices, but doesn’t have to come from within procurement. Proven experience in a procurement environment for various products and services. Previous experience in collaborating across country borders with teams and suppliers. Knowledge of the insurance industry (an asset) , the financial industry (an asset), technology (an asset).

Clearly demonstrated ability to grow strategic vision and set plans to achieve those visions. Ability to promote procurement’s value and to run procurement as a services business like any other well-run professional services business. Good communicator who will know how to influence and work with key stakeholders in the organization (Claims, Underwriting IT, HR, Marketing, Finance, Legal, Risk Management). Expertise in project management.

Bilingualism required (French & English), both oral and written – Need to interact with colleagues across the country on a regular basis. What we offer Working here means youll be empowered to be and do your best every day. Here is some of what you can expect as a permanent member of our team: A financial rewards program that recognizes your success An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan; we match 50% of net shares purchased An extensive flex pension and benefits package, with access to virtual healthcare Flexible work arrangements Possibility to purchase up to 5 extra days off per year An annual wellness account that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle Access to tools and resources to support physical and mental health, embracing change and connecting with colleagues A dynamic workplace learning ecosystem complete with learning journeys, interactive online content, and inspiring programs Inclusive employee-led networks to educate, inspire, amplify voices, build relationships and provide development opportunities Inspiring leaders and colleagues who will lift you up and help you grow A Community Impact program, because what you care about is a part of what makes you different. And how you contribute to your community should be just as unique.

We are an equal opportunity employer At Intact, we value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected, and heard. If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please let us know when we reach out about a job opportunity. We’ll work with you to meet your needs.


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