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Senior Manager, Supply Chain & Operations

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The opportunity

To effectively compete in the global market and maximize profitability, businesses need efficient supply chains that meet the complex needs of their operations. We are seeking a Senior Manager - Supply Chain and Operations. As a supply chain professional you'll work with business leaders to provide insights into supply chain transformation, sourcing, procurement, inbound logistics, engineering, manufacturing, final assembly, and product service and delivery. Through formal and on the job training, and experience of working with a range of global organizations, we'll help you achieve your potential. If you are looking for a cutting-edge environment, providing strategic advice in the areas of procurement, manufacturing, logistics, planning, and the overall value chain, this just might be the role you've been searching for.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Manager, Performance Improvement, Supply Chain & Operations, you'll contribute to Supply Chain & Operations client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within existing engagements, and escalate these as appropriate.

Similarly, you'll anticipate and identify risks within engagements and raise any issues with senior members of the team. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with EY's commitment to quality, you'll confirm that work is of high quality and is reviewed by the next-level reviewer. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop. A willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel requirements could be as high as 50 - 70%

Client responsibilities
• Manage and take a leadership role in EY's SC&O client engagements
• Identify and lead business development opportunities
• Create long term, trusted advisor relationships with senior client management
• Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
• Oversee and take active part in creating project documentation and creating relevant reports
• Build strong internal relationships within the Advisory practice and across other service lines

People responsibilities
• Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff
• Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
• Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training SC&O professionals
• Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills
• Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Skills and attributes for success

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (and know when to lead and when to follow)
• Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communications skills including oral, written, and presentation
• A high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude
• An ability to think outside of the box, and thrive on new challenges

To qualify for the role you must have

• Outstanding academic record including a bachelor's degree and approximately 12 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 10 years of related work experience
• Developing and/or implementing supply chain strategic planning roadmaps for large international organizations
• Implementing procurement initiatives (e.g. category management, strategic sourcing, cost recovery, contract management, supplier relationship management)
• Developing and/or implementing leading business processes
• Improving logistics, inventory management, transport, warehousing, distribution and networks
• Deploying manufacturing operational excellence methodologies (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) and managing projects under these methodologies
• Driving technology-enabled supply chain transformation - Familiarity with leading supply chain technologies such as SAP, MM, WM modules, Oracle, Ariba etc. is an asset
• Demonstrated experience with driving change and cost savings at leading practices organizations
• Full bilingualism in both, French and English languages is required

Ideally, you'll also have

• A post-graduate degree and/or a professional designation (e.g. SCMP, CPSM) is an asset
• Experience in Retail, Manufacturing, Power & Utilities or the Public Sector is an asset

What we look for

We're looking for people that are passionate supply chain consultants, at the top of their game, but who would like to continue to grow their subject matter expertise and help others around them achieve their potential. If you have a passion for assisting businesses achieve their full potential and working with some of the highest performing teams, this role might very well be for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
• Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
• Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Posted: April 17, 2019
Closes: June 16, 2019