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Air Canada, recognized as one of Canada’s top diversity employers and one of Montreal’s top employers, is seeking a Strategic Procurement Manager - Sustainable Procurement who will be based at our Montreal Headquarters.
Sustainable Procurement is the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria and CSR principles into traditional procurement processes and decisions. This role will report into the Manager, Sustainable Procurement in the Centre of Excellence (COE) group within the Strategic Procurement (SP) organization.
The candidate will play a key role supporting in various activities to further position the airline as a leader in Sustainable Procurement.
The successful candidate will apply a passion for Environmental and Social principles into shaping Procurement policies and process to include sustainability and promote Sustainable Procurement stewardship by maintaining strong relationships with multiple key stakeholders externally and internally (branches, industry associations, and others).
The Strategic Procurement Manager - Sustainable Procurement, will primarily be responsible for development and implementation of various ESG-related initiatives (human rights, and diversity topics) including policies, process, programs, and training to promote and drive best practices for Sustainable Procurement across all procurement categories at Air Canada.
Additionally, the role will also be cross trained to support the supplier legal and reputational risk management process within the Strategic Procurement team.
In greater detail, key areas of responsibility include the following:
Desired Skills & Experience
In addition to a University degree in a relevant field of study and minimum 2 years of related work experience, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
The core competencies that will help the ideal candidate be successful are:
Due to the confidential nature of the work, a high degree of professionalism and discretion is required. Flexibility and willingness to work extended work hours may also be necessary.
Conditions of Employment:
Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.
Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.