Commercial Management (Farecard) -public sector

1835 Yonge Street
1.5 year contract

Reporting to the Head, Farecard Department, the successful candidate is responsible to provide pre-award procurement and post-award administration of complex, high value vendor contracts and commercial compliance services to the Strategic & Customer Experience Group in related to fare collection.

Educational Qualifications:
University degree in Business Administration or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to
be equivalent;
Accreditation as a Certified Construction Contract Administrator, Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP),
Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), or equivalent is considered an asset;
Minimum five (5) years of procurement experience, preferably in managing technology related contracts.
Knowledge of public procurement and/or contract administration concepts and practices
Experience in contract development, in cooperation with legal counsel
Experience conducting procurement projects in the public sector and/or transit based organization
Experience leading and/or managing procurement processes for procuring goods or services, utilizing leading
practices and methodologies which may include dialogue, and/collaboration with vendors
Experience providing strategic advice to support client in planning, developing and executing of procurement processes for complex/advanced procurement
Experience working with clients and key stakeholders to develop problem statements, outcome-based specifications and value-based evaluation criteria
Strong knowledge of metrics to monitor the performance of commercial activities
Working knowledge of how to conduct market research and analysis

Other Skills and Technical Requirements:
? Creative, strategic thinker with excellent organizational abilities.
? Effective interpersonal skill.
? Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
? Strong organizational skills with ability to co-ordinate efforts of others to accomplish objectives
? Effective analytical and problem solving skills and must be detailed oriented;
? Ability to prioritize the various activities to maximize efficiency and meet deadlines.
? Understanding of automated fare collection concepts used in public transportation and experience in
payment industry is an asset.
? Strong mathematical skills;
? Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint;