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Director, Procurement Transformation

Londonderry, NH, US, 03053

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

This position is required to direct, manage and support Procurement Transformation by providing overall project management oversight, provide training and coaching on competitive sourcing execution and category management. Develop a sustainable reporting structure and performance KPI’s, increasing sourcing participation with Liberty's Engineering and Operations using effective Change Management strategies.

Accountabilities

  • Develop procurement strategy, process and organization optimization, technology review and implementation, metrics evaluation and development, and delivery of results pertaining to evaluation in those areas
  • Assist in structuring and executing operational and strategic oriented initiatives by developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses, and developing final recommendations
  • Create and manage the development of business cases, communications, training, and change measurement plans while providing support across all work streams
  • Collaborate with Change Leads to ensure change management interventions and communications are aligned with organizations goals and initiatives
  • Design and optimize procurement processes utilizing best practices within Liberty’ industries and across procurement
  • Support in the development and facilitation of training on new processes and ensuring buy-in across stakeholder base
  • Stakeholder management activities including interacting, communicating, presenting and aligning with executive sponsors, leadership and other decision makers at the client
  • Acting in a PMO fashion as a single point of contact on projects
  • Expert knowledge of the sourcing process, category management, strategic sourcing, tactical buying, procurement operations, contract management, risk management & supplier relationship management.
  • Must have a proven track record of leading & managing sourcing teams
  • Demonstrate proficiency in leading and influencing teams without formal authority

Education and Experience

  • University - Bachelor degree or equivalent                    
  • 10-15 years of experiences
  • Proven Program/Project Management experience
  • Expertise in Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, and Supply Chain Management                
  • Power delivery and/or Utilities industry knowledge and experience preferred
  • Understanding of Procure to Pay Processes, Financial Modeling, TCO and Organizational Theory
  • Lean Six Sigma expertise in Business Process Improvement a plus #LI-DS1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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