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Procurement and Supply Chain Director

  1. Toronto, Montréal
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Procurement and Supply Chain Director

Procurement and Supply Chain Director

SNC Lavalin is looking for an experienced individual determined to have an impact and able to appropriately balance challenging the status-quo with engaging stakeholders.

You will be a high-energy individual, commercially astute, with excellent financial skills and a proven track record of success. We are looking for a professional who can demonstrate leadership and get directly involved in delivering improvements and business savings.

The role will report into the SVP of Project Services and be responsible across the various sectors across Canada in such industries to name a few, engineering, hydro-electric, rail and transportation, infrastructure and construction.

The role will involve an initial assessment of current approaches to procurement, supply chain management, and supplier development and compliance. This will involve engagement with stakeholders to understand current and future needs and the formulation of a clear 3-year plan.

The role will include leadership and indirect management of a current team of procurement professionals.

Responsibilities  General:

  • Support existing sectors internally with procurement services;
  • Create a vision and strategy for procurement and supply chain for the next 3 years and embed across the organization.
  • Establishment and Updating to Strategic vision a Framework for Procurement and Supply Chain Process, Procedure, Tools and Knowledge.
  • Influence, engage, and advise stakeholders across the business at all levels
  • Engage with colleagues across the wider group to share and embed best practice
  • Provide support to work winning teams to leverage evidence of supply chain capability
  • Manage and develop the functional team in line with external best practice (e.g. CIPS)
  • Assess Staffing Skills, Capability and requirements for programmers, projects and functional roles. 


  • Ensure specific and bespoke procurement solutions are in place for key contracts and clients
  • Manage complex procurement programmes within a project delivery environment
  • Ensure all procurement processes are automated and e-enabled where appropriate

Supply chain:

Ensure all contracts balance risk and opportunity for the business and the supply chain

Ensure all supplier relationships deliver two-way benefits and value for money

Embed required standards and continuous improvement into supplier relationships

Develop supply chain competence and capability in ED&I, HSE, sustainability, etc

Ensure key supplier relationships have the appropriate structures and governance in place


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