Manager, Supply Chain (03-2251)

We're on a mission to ensure that all our players have fun, dream big and play responsibly one player experience at a time and we're looking for team members who share that same passion. Our culture is built on a shared commitment to do what's right for our customers, our people, and our communities.

Atlantic Lottery (AL) is seeking a Manager of Supply Chain located in Moncton, NB.

As the Manager of Supply Chain, you will have complete strategic ownership of all Supply Chain Management functions including compliance to the AL Procurement Policies and Procedures.

You will have complete oversight of public procurement for the organization. This includes cradle to grave responsibility for the procurement lifecycle (Public Procurement initiatives (RFP, RFQ, RFI, RFPQ, ITB), contract development, Contract management and Vendor Management.)

Responsibilities

Champion Role - Act as a champion for the Supply Chain Management group ensuring process optimization and the identification, creation and tactical implementation of all relevant procedures and the removal of barriers to enable AL growth. Coach and mentor direct and indirect reports with the objective of creating an engaged team who clearly understand their roles and direct impact on the overall success of AL. Play the role of Change Leader, assisting the Head of Finance and SC and Executive team to plan and implement on-going changes which lead process optimization, automation, higher levels of internal and external customer and vendor satisfaction and seek to raise the profile of the Supply Chain Team as a positive contributor to operational excellence.

Counsel - Act as a Subject Matter Expert and trusted advisor for Procurement and Vendor Management issues to all lines of business within AL. Act as a point of escalation for direct and indirect reports, as well as for all procurement and supply chain management issues to all AL lines of business. Ensure adequate tools, templates, support and relevant information (best practices, trained and knowledgeable direct reports, etc…) are available for AL business owners to perform effective contract development, contract management and vendor management.

Compliance - Perform procurement management and ensure AL is compliant to relevant legislation and regulatory requirements. Must have high level of knowledge of the applicable trade agreements, the AL Procurement Standard, and the AL Signing authority, as well as possess a good knowledge of contract law as it relates to public procurement. Masterly combining proactive and reactive strategies when it comes to regulatory changes, compliance breaches if/when they occur or are identified, provide audit support, recommend, and formulate corrective actions and ensure procedures are implemented, and that incidents or exceptions are properly documented. Your progressive understanding of the regulatory landscape enables you to provide guidance and assistance to AL leadership in championing regulatory changes for AL to be competitive in the market.

Leadership - Effectively collaborate across the organization and within Supply Chain and Finance. Work closely with other managers within the organization and champion effective and efficient change and continuous improvement to meet business needs. Lead the Category Sourcing Managers to be accountable for their responsibilities and enable growth in their roles and through effective coaching and continuous development opportunities that align with both Supply Chain and AL Strategies, with a focus on core AL values and principles.

Qualifications

Who's a good fit for this team:

  • Outstanding communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Tact when dealing with sensitive situations and ensuring confidentiality.
  • Desire to keep on top of latest e-Procurement technology trends and continuously thinking about how they can be used for process improvement within organization.
  • Public Procurement Experience (Government, crown corporation, provincial, municipal) environment.
  • A firm understanding of public procurement practices is critical for this position (Issuing, preparing, evaluating, awarding and contract development).
  • Proven strategic negotiation and financial analysis skills.
  • Desire to build exceptional client experiences, and is passionate and curious to help clients meet their needs and solve their concerns.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint).
  • Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, prioritize and competently handle a variety of activities with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment.
  • A self-starter and an independent thinker who follow-up on responsibilities in a timely manner while also a strong team player.

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Minimum of 5+ years supply chain leadership experience in a similar field.
  • University degree in Business or Engineering required.
  • Experience in responding to Public procurement initiatives such as Request for Proposals (RFP's).
  • A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation or a willingness to achieve this designation.

Awesome if you had:

  • Experience in Gaming or Lottery operations.
  • Technological expertise and adeptness in areas such as Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and how to imagine and apply this technology to advance the Digital Supply Chain.

Benefits:

  • Extended medical and health coverage that includes medical, dental and vision.
  • Basic life insurance, disability, and wellness programs.
  • Defined Pension Plan.
  • 4 weeks of vacation allocated (pro-rated) plus one week of management leave (pro-rated).
  • 3 personal leave days per year.
  • Bonus programs that include annual performance & sales goals.
  • Career advancement opportunities.

Recruitment Process: COVID-19 has accelerated change across our workplace, including our hiring practices! As a result, throughout your application process, you may be asked to connect with us virtually, and may not be required to meet in-person. 

Health and Safety: AL is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees. Therefore, AL will require employees for whom the COVID-19 vaccine is authorized by Health Canada, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit either proof of COVID-19 vaccination or receive a valid exemption by Jan. 14, 2022.

Internal Employees:  Internal Employees interested in this opportunity must be in "good standing," which entails meeting expectations on their previous performance review. Performance Improvement plans, disciplinary action memos, attendance, training and other performance related memos will be taken into consideration as well, when determining the applicant's "good standing" status.

Work With Us

We are proud, gritty, community-minded, and punch above our weight. Being Atlantic Canadian means that we work hard and we know how to have fun. It also means that we genuinely care for each other as co-workers, neighbors, and friends. 

Now that you can work from anywhere, your best life is waiting in Atlantic Canada. At Atlantic Lottery, you can choose to live and work in any of our four Atlantic provinces.

What you can expect from us:

Our Mission is to offer great gaming experiences for the benefit of all Atlantic Canadians. Everyone at Atlantic Lottery embraces our Core Values of Integrity & Social Responsibility. #ProudtobeAL

Our Operating Principles help guide us;

  • Customers lead our priorities;
  • Always think differently;
  • Be fast and nimble;
  • We are all leaders and;
  • Team matters.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We provide a comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits/pension and competitive compensation with plenty of training.

What Is Next?

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. 

Please note - Must be 19 years of age or older to apply.

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About Atlantic Lottery

Our players have been having fun and "dreaming big" since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island. The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today's Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees, who are the heart and soul of our business. We offer everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the internet. With games come winners - big and small wins every day - but the best thing about lottery games is that when you choose to play with us, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities. That feels good! #ProudToBeAL

We are proud, gritty, community-minded, and punch above our weight. Being Atlantic Canadian means that we work hard and we know how to have fun. It also means that we genuinely care for each other as co-workers, neighbours, and friends. 

Now that you can work from anywhere, your best life is waiting in Atlantic Canada. At Atlantic Lottery, you can choose to live and work in any of our four Atlantic provinces. Explore living East:

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