Business Analyst

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Author ahnationtalk
Date February 5, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Toronto, ON
Category Business Anaylst
Client Hydro One
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Vacancy Number: 31788
Number of positions: 2
Town/City: Toronto, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Department: TX CAT MGMT (10006261)
Job type: Regular
Duration of Assignment: Ongoing

General Accountabilities:

  • Perform assigned work under the direction of Supply Chain Management to assist in developing, evaluating, and executing Supply Chain procurement, RFx strategy, policies, procedures, and management systems in the provision of Supply Chain support to line management.
  • Participate in the education of and ensuring that Supply Chain policies and procedures are understood and enforced by all lines of business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in procurement activities including developing RFx’s, procurement strategy development, evaluations, and negotiations, awarding contracts and set up of Purchase Orders.
  • Assist in Supplier Performance duties as required including vendor management and preparation for quarterly and annual meetings. Support and remediate when necessary supplier performance issues with the lines of business, legal and supplier.
  • Lead by example to minimize supplier risk to the enterprise including reputational, financial and safety.
  • Participate in the development of Supply Chain policies and procedures including analysis, interaction with stakeholders, recommendation, documentation, and implementation.
  • Assist in activities related to budgeting and reporting including financial budgets, trends and forecasts, including variance explanations.
  • Participate in Supply Chain related project type work as initiatives are identified.  Depending on the complexity, the individual may be a team member or a leader of the initiative.
  • Supervise staff on a limited basis including assigning and checking work.  Provide advice, guidance and instruction, as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Selection Criteria

Essential Competencies

  • Working knowledge of equipment and services categories Transmission and Stations (such as Power Transformers, Breakers, Transmission Steel, EPC, Construction Services etc.).
  • Ideally a working knowledge of Category Management tools and strategy.
  • Requires knowledge of financial concepts, principles and related disciplines including purchasing, internal control, information management technology associated with the development of business support and evaluation policies and techniques relative to Supply Chain.
  • Requires experience within Supply Chain management and control environment to acquire an understanding of Supply Chain practices and procedures, approval processes, financial and information systems and controls, and the structure and relationship of the organization.
  • Practical knowledge of commercial practices, procurement policies and procedures
  • Understanding of contract law, procurement law, and to a lesser extent an understanding of Government directives (procurement)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Networking skills
  • Ability to navigate and negotiate in a demanding, multifaceted environment engaging varying levels of seniority internally and externally.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Sound business acumen
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Knowledge and experience in SAP to navigate Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Outline Agreements, reporting and invoice resolution
  • Ideally has experience working with Ariba sourcing and Contract Management tools
  • Knowledge of various software packages such as Word, Excel, to create, modify and review reports and proposals
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent business experience (4-6 years), ideally with some specialization in Supply Chain courses including logistics, vendor performance and contract management.

If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.

Deadline: February 19, 2019

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