Director of Procurement – Location Flexible

If you're ready to lead, innovate, and make a significant impact, this is the opportunity for you.

Join our team as the Director of Procurement, overseeing and shaping the procurement landscape for both British Columbia and Alberta. In this pivotal leadership role, you will be responsible for managing a team of procurement managers and establishing robust processes and controls. Utilize your strategic expertise to navigate current market conditions and implement efficient supply chain management practices. As the key liaison internally and externally, leverage your acute insights into operational needs, industry best practices, and vendor relationships to ensure the seamless delivery of materials and services. Your influence will play a critical role in driving the success of our organization.

Highlights of Core Accountabilities:

  • Direct and lead procurement teams and procurement practices throughout Centra, offering guidance and leadership to procurement managers.
  • Facilitate the seamless implementation of best procurement practices across the organization by incorporating visionary thinking, fostering creativity, promoting collaboration, ensuring effective problem-solving, and making decisive decisions.
  • Proactively identify and address potential risks within the supply chain, implementing preventive measures to enhance the overall health and resilience of vendor relationships.
  • Spearhead the development, implementation, and continuous monitoring of Centra-wide procurement processes and controls, ensuring a standardized and efficient approach.
  • Continuously evaluate and adapt procurement strategies in response to market dynamics, technological advancements, and organizational shifts, ensuring they remain aligned with evolving goals.

Our Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate for the Director of Procurement role at Centra is an accomplished leader with a track record of spearheading successful procurement programs and managing teams effectively. We seek an innovative visionary who excels in cultivating relationships both internally and externally. With a proven ability to drive strategic procurement initiatives, this candidate will bring a dynamic approach to the role, fostering collaboration and ensuring impactful outcomes for our organization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, or a related field.
  • 8-10+ years of progressive experience in procurement, with a focus on leadership roles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally.
  • Strong analytical skills for data-driven decision-making and continuous evaluation of procurement strategies.
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), or equivalent, may be advantageous.

Location:

The Director of Procurement role offers flexibility, with the option to be based at either our Langley, BC, or Calgary, AB locations. We welcome candidates from both regions to apply, providing an opportunity to contribute to our organization's success from either location.

Who are we?

OWN IT! It’s on the back of all of our shirts. This is because Centra is 100% employee owned. We specialize in manufacturing our own high performance vinyl windows (yup, proudly Canadian!), installing them ourselves (no outsourcing here!), and are experts in building envelope restorations. With 39 years in the game, we've got it down pat. We’ve won national awards for our culture including Best Managed Companies and Canadas Most Admired Corporate Culture. Work for a company where you're not just an employee but an owner, and watch your equity grow beyond your paycheck with our employee-ownership program. OWN your career. OWN your growth. OWN your future. OWN IT with Centra!

Grow your career with us, an Award Winning Company!

An extraordinary career journey awaits in a realm where our culture isn't just a buzzword; it's a proven powerhouse. Picture this: we won the 2022 National Award for "Best Managed Companies," standing tall among the finest in Canada's private sector. This accolade isn't just a pat on the back; it's a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence.

But that's not all. We're also the proud recipient of the National WaterStone Award for "Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture." This isn't your run-of-the-mill acknowledgment; it's a celebration of our unwavering dedication, unparalleled work ethic, and a commitment to a culture that doesn't just thrive – it propels us to a league of our own.

Check us out:

Explore the full Centra experience by checking us out on our website at centra.ca. Dive into our vibrant community on Facebook under Centra Windows and catch behind-the-scenes glimpses on Instagram @Centrawindows. Discover more about who we are, what we stand for, and why we're not just a workplace but a culture.

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