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Specialist II SCM Contigent Labor

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Spectra Energy Houston , TX 77020

Posted 6 months ago


Requisition #: 51060

Company: PanEnergy Services, LP

Business Unit: Corporate

Department: Supply Chain Management

Location: Houston, TX

Employee Type: Regular

Posting Date: August 17, 2018

Travel: up to 25% (time away from home)

We didn't get to be a leader in energy delivery on our own. We did it in partnership with outstanding individuals who work together as a team to fuel people's quality of life. Individuals like you. And now we're looking for just such an individual to join our team.

To learn more about us, visit

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, consideration will be given to applicants in order of application date.


Contingent Labor Specialist is responsible for developing market sector strategies, strategic sourcing and contract administration strategies that ensure the benefits derived from third party relationships are maximized. In addition, this position will be responsible for third-party relationship management within the contingent labor category.

  • Develop market sector strategies for contingent labor category and have the ability to implement them at an enterprise level across all business units within the US and Canada

  • Provides strategic sourcing leadership in execution of sourcing events for Contingent Labor category

  • Mentor and coach Jr team members and perform Team Lead duties if required

  • Leads senior cross-functional teams in achieving enterprise contingent labor initiatives and objectives

  • Ensures the strategic sourcing of contingent labor is aligned to achieve the objectives: of the Enterprise; Enbridge Leadership; and Supply Chain Management (SCM) and aligns with the Contingent Labor Market Sector Strategy.

  • Leads enterprise supplier contract negotiations and is responsible for all matters pertaining to the Enbridge and supplier relationship

  • Works with Manager of Contingent Labor to develop enablers including, but not limited to category toolbox; work-intake; tools and templates; strategic sourcing training strategy and materials, policy management, labor cost modeling metrics and oversight of MSP/VMS program across the enterprise

  • Develops quarterly reports that highlight trends for labor types in the US and Canada market that impact the Business

  • Develops standards and process for providing Market Intelligence (MI) to all of SCM and the Business Unit Leadership

  • Create and utilize Market Intelligence for contingent labor to drive category strategies and communicate with senior stakeholders

  • Keeps stakeholders informed of significant changes in market conditions, which could have an impact on project cost or schedule

  • Works with Business Units to develop relationships and advocate the use of the contracts developed within the contingent labor category and educates the business on the benefits of the contingent labor program and the requirement to utilize program as the sole buying channel for contingent labor

  • Assures alignment and utilization of best practice category management with a best in class focus for all Business Units across the US and Canada

  • Works with Business Units and Functional Leadership to determine metrics required to assure performance, supply continuity and manage risk

  • Manage the Supplier Relationship Management and performance management (SLA/KPI) of the MSP provider

  • Build comprehensive category strategies utilizing market intelligence, demand management, sustainability, supplier diversity, & total cost of ownership and align it to stakeholder goals and strategies

  • Drive value through demand management utilizing spend analytics and robust reporting capabilities

  • Prepares and oversees the execution of short and long term supplier diversity strategies, goals, objectives, and action plans and coordinate these efforts with Enbridge Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Team

  • Drive contract utilization with effective implementation plans, metrics and reporting

  • Employ a global supplier business review strategy, bringing key suppliers together with Enbridge at regular intervals to rate performance and update joint continuous improvement activities

  • Develop and build benchmarks on cost modeling of indirect categories employing industry best practices

  • Manage the supplier base, develop new suppliers and improve and strengthen current relationships

  • Build and employ stakeholder mapping to manage stakeholders and build relationships.

  • Identify non-compliance to contracts, investigate the root cause, and resolve issues where possible and lead or support audit activities as required

  • Develop and deliver supplier rationalization targets to optimize the supply base

  • Delivery Specification Optimization

  • Develop and incorporate supplier quality metrics into all sourcing activities

  • Build comprehensive cost models to drive for better understanding and results with supplier negotiations

  • Partner with suppliers to identify and take cost out of the supply chain with strategies such as value engineering and sub-tier sourcing

  • Continuously conduct cost assessments to identify and implement improvements

  • Deliver cost savings and compliance with SCM and corporate goals

  • Lead contingent labor core team with Legal, Finance, Internal Controls, EHS, E&C and HR Departments to review and enhance the contingent labor engagement process

  • Promotes work force diversity and employee safety



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, related field or equivalent related experience

  • Minimum 7 years of cumulative experience in Project Management, Indirect Procurement, Supply Chain or sourcing


  • MBA or advanced degree desirable

  • Certified Contingent Workforce Professional CCWP (or similar accreditation) desirable

  • Relevant experience in natural gas, oil & gas, or power industry preferred

  • Deep knowledge of the category management process within Indirect Procurement

  • Understanding of MSP and VMS programs

  • Certified Project Management Professional

  • Certified Change Management Professional

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams

  • Knowledge of the global staffing industry

  • Experience in price/cost modeling for contingent labor

  • General understanding of US and Canada labor law

  • Self-motivated and accountable

  • Complex problem solving skills, can think outside the box

  • Possesses a "sense of urgency"

  • Ability to influence stakeholders without authority

  • Can thrive in an ambiguous environment

  • Willing to travel +25%

  • Supplier management experience

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in ERP and Procurement systems is desirable

  • Expert analytical skills (data analysis-economic, financial and statistical)

  • Ability to independently facilitate sourcing initiatives

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Communicates and influences effectively and willingness to conduct contingent labor training to large audiences of Enbridge employees and suppliers

  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills

  • Detailed knowledge of legal terminology, contract law and sourcing strategies

This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.


We accept applications submitted via our online recruiting system only click Apply to get started.

Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Final candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check.

As used in this job posting, the "Company" refers to the employer which is a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc.

Location: TX - Houston

Activation Date: Friday, August 17, 2018

Expiration Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Specialist II SCM Contigent Labor

Expired Job

Spectra Energy