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Date:Nov 29, 2016

LOCATION:Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

JOB NUMBER:9481

Job Overview

Reporting to a manager within the supply chain, category management team, you will support the strategy, contract development and negotiation as well as contract and contractor performance management activities to drive value in your category. You will work closely with the business unit stakeholders and external contractors to achieve this value.

Key Accountabilities

  • Foster an understanding of business demand and market conditions

  • Develop the procurement strategy for the services or materials

  • Manage lifecycle procurement activities

  • Evaluate commercial models for optimal business value from contracts

  • Lead in the areas of contract negotiation and contract development

  • Oversee the process for contractor performance management activities and improving contractor relationships

  • Focus on the construction, transportation and logistics, or the materials and chemicals categories

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Four or more years of experience in contract management, category management or supply chain management with increasing responsibilities

  • Experience in strategic, high value contract negotiations

  • Experience in forming and drafting contracts

  • Post-secondary education in business or engineering is preferred

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated skills in business partner relationship management and continuous improvement applications

  • Demonstrated leadership skills to drive commitment from both internal stakeholders and contractors to deliver value through the process implementation

  • Knowledge of corporate governance, policies and procedures and contract/procurement law

  • Strong attention to detail and an analytical focus

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Working Conditions

  • Travel may be required to Suncor oil fields and refineries within Canada and the U.S.

Why Suncor

Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs

  • Attractive annual incentive program

  • Flexible benefits package

  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Business Overview

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Not sure if this particular listing is the right opportunity for you? Please join our Talent Community atwww.suncor.comand click on Careers, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the latest job listings and employment news.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so if you are interested and qualified, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals