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Procurement Manager, Data & External Content, Deloitte Global Technology

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Date Posted: May 12, 2019

Reference Code: 44900-en_US

Service:  Firm-Wide  
Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

  • Do you extensive Data and External Content or related Technology category expertise?
  • Are you experienced in delivering cost savings and all phases of strategic sourcing projects from initiation through to contract signature, including acting in a Supplier Relationship Management capacity for strategic supplier relationships post contract award? 
  • Are you a collaborative professional who thrives in a fast-paced, team focused organization

Work you’ll do:

Global CoRe Procurement is seeking a Procurement Manager for the Data and External Content Category in the Technology Procurement Team, that covers online data sources, market data, research tools and subscriptions.  We’re looking for a strong negotiator who is adept at advising internal clients to join our Global Procurement practice. 

You’ll be responsible for advising internal clients in the Global organization on data sourcing strategies, identifying savings opportunities, delivering sourcing projects in accordance with Deloitte’s Global sourcing methodology, Risk management frameworks and Information security standards; conducting comparative analyses to empower decision making; and leading, or supporting commercial terms negotiations as required within each project.

As part of a global procurement organization, you will be required to collaborate and build effective relationships with suppliers and internal clients across varying geographies and time zones.

You must possess strong commercial and communication skills, and excellent relationship engagement and management capabilities in order to manage client expectations and challenging supplier interactions. You will play a key role in risk mitigation and will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate compliance functions are engaged within the sourcing cycle. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring that related activities are performed efficiently, effectively, and in line with business plans and operating budgets.

What you’ll be part of—our Deloitte Global culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?

Who you’ll work with:

The CoRe team makes an impact by providing five fundamental services to Deloitte around the world: knowledge services, creative services, contact center, procurement, and real estate.  We develop new and innovative ways to improve how services are delivered across the Deloitte organization, leveraging our global scope and strength to serve our organization across borders.

CoRe Procurement is a service line of Deloitte Global and is an internal service organization with responsibility and oversight for procuring the products and services to support the Deloitte Network of globally distributed offices, service lines and enabling areas

External Posting Qualifications

Your role as a manager at Deloitte:

  • Embrace and live the firm’s purpose –to make an impact that matters –by pushing yourself and your team to identify solutions to challenges that are most important for our clients, people, and society
  • Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships
  • Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction


  • Demonstrated achievements in negotiations and managing complex sourcing transactions
  • Strong administrative, project management and analytical skills
  • Strategic and business focused in order to maximize opportunities for our internal clients and business units
  • Experience building and leveraging strong business relationships with internal clients as well as external networking
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Proven organizational and strong communications skills
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in negotiations and managing complex sourcing transactions
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and deliver results in a deadline driven working environment
  • Self-starter, independent, proactive and strategic in identifying opportunities with our internal clients and business units with respect to procurement
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel & Power Point skills are required
  • Hands on experience with sourcing technologies, contract management systems is an asset

Education and experience:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related discipline
  • Minimum five years of experience in data or technology procurement/strategic sourcing roles

How you’ll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you’ll receive:

Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do — that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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