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AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with approximately $100 billion of assets under management for 32 clients, a diverse group of Alberta public sector pension plans, endowment funds, and government accounts representing all Albertans. Our culture is defined by our core values: Excellence, Transparency, Humility, Integrity, and Collaboration.

Our success as an organization is as dependent on the growth of our people as it is our investments. We provide opportunity to our employees, embrace talent with new ideas and are committed to a culture of continuous learning.


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Manager, Procurement (007763)
Job Number: 007763
Job Title: Manager, Procurement
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Regular
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Corporate Services
Minimum Level of Education: Degree
Years of Relatable Experience: 5
Application Deadline: 2018/08/03
Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Procurement, this position provides Procurement and Vendor Management leadership and guidance to the Procurement team members and to AIMCo business clients.

The Manager, Procurement coaches and supports the Procurement Specialists, while working with Legal, Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management teams to reduce risks and maintain compliance with AIMCo policies and trade agreement obligations (CFTA, NWPTA and CETA). The Manager, Procurement will also be responsible for providing leadership in the development of an organizational Vendor Management Framework.


Job Responsibilities

  • Coach and assist Procurement Specialists to resolve procurement and/or contract issues and negotiations;
  • Supervise the Procurement Administrator role and functions;
  • Responsible for implementing process improvements with the Procurement team and AIMCo business users;
  • Manage the Procurement Reporting processes, including the development and analysis, for the quarterly EC reporting (Procurement KPIs and Compliance) and the annual Trade Agreement reporting;
  • Lead the development, implementation and maintenance of Vendor Management Framework (e.g. materiality thresholds, classification of vendor management types, scorecard and SLA reporting, issues and relationship management etc.);
  • Accountable for completing spend analysis and recommending procurement strategies designed to realize cost savings;
  • Procurement Business Partner accountabilities (for assigned business area) – support strategic procurement planning, manage competitive procurements, complete contract documentation and facilitate reviews, capture vendor and consultant checks and verifications;
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of procurement and contracting documentation, apply subject matter expertise and work with business to finalize documentation;
  • Provide guidance and direction to AIMCo business users regarding their procurement and contracting activities;
  • Contract negotiation and finalization activities;
  • Maintain working relationships with vendors and external contacts (e.g. GoA Procurement Services).
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Undergraduate degree in Business and/or a related field
  • Possesses a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in a public sector procurement department 
  • Advanced level understanding of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Has superior organization and time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of best practices in procurement, vendor management and contract management
  • Has working knowledge of Applicable Trade Agreements (CFTA, NWPTA, CETA)
  • Has an understanding of Contract Law
  • Is able to comfortably use a variety of technology and systems
  • Constantly demonstrates initiative, flexibility and critical thinking skills
Application Instructions

NOTE: Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo.

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We thank all applicants in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

For more information and to apply, visit the careers section of AIMCo's website at www.aimco.alberta.ca