Vice President Procurement

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: September 11, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 968404.1
  • Consultant: Ryan Lee
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Vice President Supply Chain / Procurement

Reporting into the President, the primary responsibilities of the VP of Supply Chain / Procurement will include developing and implementing a strategic sourcing process, developing contract/vendor management practices, leading and inspiring a high performing procurement team.

The ideal candidate is ambitious, hands-on, numbers-driven and possesses deep knowledge in the food industry.

  • Continuously improve and streamline procurement processes and tools, including RFP structure, contract management solutions and supply chain ERP
  • Coordinate with sales team to issue purchase orders and ensure in stock positions in a high growth environment
  • Demonstrate contract negotiation experience to lock in preferred pricing and build relationships with key suppliers
  • Determine accurate budget and forecasting to maintain stability of margins
  • Develop and implement strategies that minimize shortage risks
  • Regularly report spend details to leadership ensuring total costs are closely managed
  • 5-7 years relevant procurement experience, ideally with a focus on food
  • Ability to build and effectively communicate strategic plans to employees at all levels across an organization
  • Highly analytical, with an attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Positive team-player, willing to roll up your sleeves.
If the role sounds like it could be of interest to you, please send us your resume today!