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Specialist Contract Management

Requisition ID:  175630 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Strategic Sourcing Contract Management 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; British Columbia; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Saskatchewan  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Ready to Make an impact?

In this fast paced role as the Sobeys Specialist, Contract Management, you will provide insight to the broader Strategic Sourcing team and Business Units on contract status, risk, and expiry. Working with our functional leaders this role will draft and negotiate terms, SoW, and SLA's. We are looking for a teammate who can engage and collaborate with Suppliers on contract revisions with support from colleagues in Legal and Finance. 

While we are recruiting from multiple provinces, this role will reside in our Tahoe office in Mississauga, Ontario.


Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

· Support contract management process across all lines of business. 
· Manage contract intake process and prioritize contract sequencing. 
· Collaborate with Legal in developing contract templates for all business functions. 
· Develop a mechanism to efficiently safeguard templates and all related documentation. 
· Develop and maintain contract terms database based on existing and new contracts and ensure better visibility is brought to contract terms, including scope, risk, spend etc. 
· Develop monthly reporting to monitor and flag contract terminations to Strategic Sourcing Managers and the business. 
· Develop best practices for contract KPIs and Service Level Agreements (SLA’S) to ensure proper tracking and alignment with Contract language. 
· Review RFP documentation to ensure it meets our internal Legal requirements and provide feedback to Strategic Sourcing team and the business on appropriate template use for RFx and contract. 
· Collaborate with Legal on contract reviews and align on final.

What you have to offer:

· Ability to think strategically and build long-term relationships with key partners 
· Ability to work in a cross functional environment

· Ability to influence and support a cross functional team of peers 
· Ability to work collaboratively 
· Strong communication skills both written and verbal 
· Able to draft and/or redline contracts 
· Able to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously 
· Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment 
· Strong understating of contract trends in IT, Marketing, and retail environments. 
· Ability to apply a creative approach toward issue resolution
· Undergraduate Degree and 5+ years of relevant experience in contract management experience 
· Experience in contract drafting, and online integration of Ariba 
· Preference for bilingual proficiency (English and French)



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We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


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