Our Open Procurement/Strategic Sourcing Contract Opportunities

April 10, 2013


If you’ve been following our RECENT blog posts, you know how much business has been flowing to us in the SCM field of a Contingent/Contract nature. At least 50% of what we do is now professional contracting so we are working very hard to develop a more robust base of finely skilled contract candidates with high level strategic skills in Strategic Sourcing, Planning and Procurement for both Public and Private Sector roles.

Contract work offers lots of lifestyle and monetary advantages for procurement and supply chain professionals.  Work in a variety of industries. Leapfrog into a higher pay scale – 30% immediately. Get better work/life balance. You can land a great permanent opportunity you wouldn’t otherwise know about – here’s a little known fact – Over 50% of great permanent roles never make it onto the open market why? Because they go to individuals already doing a great job in senior level contract role. Makes sense right?….And most of all, as a contractor in Supply Chain or Procurement, you’re in EXTREMELY HIGH DEMAND – and you guys don’t know that. Companies want Contingent workers- contractors more than ever for really intriguing project-based and implementation work.

So every week, join us as we highlight our HOTTEST current contract opportunities to show you the immediate possibilities out there. The opportunities are waiting. Alert someone in your network or seize them yourself!

Contracts of the Week: April 8th      

These great contracts are with a world-class Financial Services Company. The company’s Strategic Sourcing Group is in an enviable leading edge, best practices place with their peers, responsible for over $5 billion annual spend.

Financial Sector — Strategic Sourcing Analyst (Mississauga): If you know RFP’s (requests for proposal) inside and out, this contract might be for you. In this analytical role, the contractor will analyze RFP responses and spend analytics for the category of consulting, contractors, and legal spend.  Email rpalermo@argentus.com (6 month+ duration)

Financial Sector – Vendor Manager: Consulting Services (Montreal): Work in an enterprise-wide scope to strategically optimize contract and supplier management while mitigating supply-side risks. Email rpalermo@argentus.com (6 month+ duration)

Financial Sector – Strategic Sourcing Manager, Professional Services (Mississauga):  Take responsibility for the category of Professional services, which includes consulting services, contractors, etc. Develop sourcing strategies, assist with selection of suppliers, lead contract negotiations. Email rpalermo@ argentus.com (6 month+ duration)

A Large Consumer Goods/Cosmetics Company – Demand Analyst (Markham): Support demand coordination with Supply Chain by providing a 24-month demand forecast for a specified brand, SKU, and/or business unit. Develop continuous improvement in Manugistics forecasting models. Email acasciaro@argentus.com (12 week duration)

Public Sector – Contract Specialist, IT (Toronto): This public sector position will work on the indirect side as a procurement specialist, developing and executing complex procurement projects. Lead negotiations and strategy development, evaluate proposals, and engage with suppliers. Email sam.manna@argentus.com (6 month duration)

Public Sector – Assistant Manager, Purchasing Services, Indirect (Southern Ontario): Manage contract negotiations, competitive tenders, strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives. We’re looking to fill this contract role ASAP. It’s a great procurement opportunity for the construction category.  Email sam.manna@argentus.com (17 month duration)



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