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Commercial Advisor

Date: Jan 11, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you a strategic thinker who enjoys working on multi-dimensional complex commercial arrangements and excels in negotiations? We are looking for you. Working closely with the category manager of civil works and shovels, you will optimize value, enhance our reputation, lead change and effectively influence business decisions. You will work extensively with others across the organization to provide strategic commercial support for civil works mine production requirements and civil works projects.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Work with internal Supply Chain Management (SCM) groups, business partners and the supply community, you will develop commercial projects (from pre-development activities through advanced stage development and to commercial execution) that meet business partner priorities
  • Lead in the development and execution of highly complex/high risk sourcing strategies, negotiations and commercial initiatives, while effectively documenting, communicating and obtaining consensus for developed commercial strategies
  • Monitor, communicate, and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers to improve position and minimize risk
  • Develop contract commercial structures to support project objectives and overall category strategies
  • Work with business partners, you will engage, develop and handle supplier performance to extract the greatest value in supplier quality, productivity, total cost-effectiveness, enhanced service levels, risk management, sustainability and innovation
  • Manage business partner and stakeholder relationships, and give to a culture of integration, collaboration and trust

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 15 or more years of relevant professional experience, with a minimum of five years of experience in supply chain
  • 10 years of work experience with sourcing and developing strategies for construction commodities and services
  • Strong experience in negotiating complex commercial deals
  • Post-secondary education in business, engineering or law
  • The ability to be a thought leader in commercial strategies and market trends that affect Suncor
  • Extraordinary problem-solving and critical thinking skills and you can leverage resources to seek results; you can identify root cause issues and develop actionable plans for business partners
  • Strong group facilitation and presentation skills to dynamic audiences and all levels of management, and you can clearly articulate vision and what is required
  • The drive to be results oriented with a continuous improvement mindset and the ability to develop and build high performing interdisciplinary teams with varying experiences and skill sets

Preference for:

  • An MBA and other recognized professional designations and training (P.Eng, CPA, SCMP, PMP, Six Sigma, Lean, etc.)

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Engineer, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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