Strategic sourcing analyst

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC) based in Toronto, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Strategic sourcing analyst. Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC) stands as a Canadian retail giant, renowned for its diverse offerings and iconic brand. It is a go-to destination for automotive, home, and sporting goods, offering quality products and services. As a dynamic and trusted entity, it continues to shape the retail landscape and serve as a reliable resource for consumers across Canada. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC)
Position: Strategic sourcing analyst
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $15.00-$20.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Full time/Hybrid work (12 Month Contract)
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Schedule: Flexibility
Job ID: JR125095


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have university degree, College/Technical Institute diploma, or equivalent work experience
Experience: Candidates should have considerable experience large-scale data processing hardware and software environments, and relevant industry trends

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess excellent communication skills, providing regular updates and exhibiting leadership capabilities and able to complete tasks assigned through the Service Management workload tool and prepare reporting
  • The candidates should possess knowledge of current technologies and services, such as Software-as-a-Service (SAAS), Cloud, and Outsourcing
  • The candidates should demonstrate exceptional skills in facilitating meetings, interviewing, and influencing others and have performed one co-op term within IT Procurement
  • The candidates should have strong leadership skills and presence, along with a remarkable sense of accountability and a demonstrated ability to construct a highly credible roadmap
  • The candidates should have the ability to develop credibility and maintain relationships with all levels of management, business partners, and vendors


  • The candidates should be able to take responsibility for project-related technology and service acquisitions and manage vendor relationships and be able to source and contract for any IT-related purchases, including software, hardware, and consulting services of low to medium complexity for deals up to $5M
  • The candidates should be able to work with the enterprise to understand procurement requirements and lead agile sourcing methodology, including determining evaluation and negotiation strategies for assigned projects
  • The candidates should be able to shadow Sourcing Analysts and Specialists on more complex contract negotiations and drafting activities exceeding $5M (e.g., managed services, SaaS/Cloud, hosting) and able to assist Strategic Sourcing Specialists or Consultants in various sourcing and contracting tasks or projects
  • The candidates should be able to lead the sourcing and contracting process for low to medium complexity tasks, including vendor investigation, developing sourcing strategy, bid solicitation, negotiating contract pricing, terms and conditions, and completing all IT Procurement related sourcing and contract documentation for projects, standard renewals, conversion to cloud contracts, and SOWs/CRs with existing vendors
  • The candidates should be able to use standard technology contracts and liaise with internal and external legal counsel to finalize contracts, negotiate business terms and conditions, and facilitate the contracting process following compliance review processes (Security, CIF, Tax, Privacy)
  • The candidates should be able to work collaboratively with all business areas and the IT organization to contract solutions that successfully meet business priorities and able to contribute to and demonstrate the value of IT Procurement services for each project, working with the objective of increasing the use of IT Procurement services
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that the IT Procurement Lifecycle is followed, and industry practices are introduced throughout the project lifecycle, including performing a Project Management role in sourcing, negotiations, and contracting MCAs, MSAs, Order Forms
  • The candidates should be able to work with IT Operational teams to ensure contract terms, Service Level Agreements, and escalations are understood throughout the sourcing/contracting phase and communicate their ownership of the contract upon execution and able to update ITP SharePoint Site, including organizing the Contract repository, and update ITP Workplace Group (Facebook at Work)
  • The candidates should be able to populate Vendor Portfolios provided by Sourcing Specialist/Manager, monitor vendor performance, collect team member SME input, and communicate portfolio updates to the appropriate team members
  • The candidates should be able to identify and execute opportunities for procurement cost reduction and value-added services and able to create, analyse, group, and interpret technology-related data, providing ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • The candidates should be able to use industry research services to identify trends and techniques, as well as develop and analyse various reports for metrics tracking and able to analyse and summarize Dun & Bradstreet reports for the ITP team, as requested
  • The candidates should be able to work with Finance to complete financial due diligence, perform lease/buy analysis, and ensure appropriate financial treatments and contractual enterprise commitments are approved, reported and able to work with eTAM (IT Asset Management) to ensure assets procured are reported, and requisitions are completed to ensure timely delivery of Purchase Orders to vendors


  • The candidates will get mental health benefits in the amount of $5,000 per year, total well-being, and access to mental health tools and resources

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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