The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB | Woodstock, NB | Miramichi, NB | Moncton, NB | St. Andrews, NB | Saint John, NB
Financial Services
Full-time - Permanent
Competition Number: 23-6867-011

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is committed to transforming lives and communities. The College is currently seeking a dynamic and competent individual for the position of Lead, Procure-to-Pay (P2P). When you work at NBCC, you are a valued team member and a part of a community of leaders who are driven by learning excellence and social and economic development.

This is a regular employment opportunity that can be located at any NBCC location.

What you'll do


As part of Team Finance and reporting to the Director of Finance, the Lead, Procure-to-Pay (P2P) is responsible for providing strategic leadership and professional advice on best practices in the areas of procurement and accounts payable to the College community; and promotes the College's accountability for its use of public funds.

The Lead, P2P is responsible for developing, implementing, and directing leading edge initiatives that will drive value and achieve cost savings for New Brunswick Community College operations as it relates specifically to procurement and accounts payable.

The Lead is accountable for direct strategic sourcing and supply chain management activities through the facilitation and co-ordination of source to pay processes of goods and services for the College in order to achieve best overall value, in accordance with the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) of Canada's accepted and approved procurement procedures and guidelines, the New Brunswick Procurement Act, and other relevant legislation and trade agreements.

In addition, the Lead will provide oversight on financial processes for outgoing payments and ensure adherence to relevant legislation, and College policies and procedures. This role provides effective management to ensure streamlined operation of all business processes related to payment processing and expense reimbursement for the College.

This position supervises the accounts payable and procurement teams ensuring accurate and timely procurement of goods and services; processing of invoices; resolution of queries; and reconciliation of supplier and customer accounts.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing staff across multiple NBCC locations and periodic travel between all NBCC locations will be required.

What you'll need


  • Post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Successful completion of, or current enrolment in, Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) Designation from Supply Chain Canada or Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) Certified Professional Purchaser designation.
  • Relevant years of experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain management which includes demonstrated knowledge of the New Brunswick Procurement Act, Atlantic Procurement Agreement, applicable trade agreements (provincial, federal, and international), and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regulations.
  • Experience managing complex projects in a procurement and/or accounts payable environment.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and coaching others to ensure excellence in the administration of procurement and accounts payable.
  • Experience in a unionized, post-secondary or non-for-profit environment preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices for assessing, developing, and implementing new business processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the application of HST, taxable benefits and foreign payments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to navigate and build relationships effectively throughout the organization.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, analytical ability, and innovative thinking.
  • Self-motivated, service and results oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and within a team.
  • A desire for continuous learning and growth.
  • Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License as travel will be required.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience in Oracle Fusion or other ERP systems,
  • Preference may be given to candidates familiar with competitive pricing and sustainable procurement.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet these qualifications on their resumes.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered as equivalent. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be raised.

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A little bit about us

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

With six Campuses across the province, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) transforms lives and communities across New Brunswick and contributes to the social and economic prosperity of our province.

Why work with NBCC?

  • You want to make a difference. By working at NBCC, you can support students in achieving their educational and career aspirations, help meet the needs of employers and contribute to stronger communities across New Brunswick.
  • You want to belong to something bigger. NBCC welcomes the individual experiences and perspectives of our learners, our staff and our partners. We nurture a culture of belonging where everyone feels valued and has opportunities to add value. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer building a dynamic team that is representative of the communities and industries that we serve.
  • We're one of the best places to work in Atlantic Canada. For seven years in a row, we have been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers because of our commitment to families, community service and employee engagement. This includes, paid time off to volunteer, comprehensive benefits packages and professional development opportunities.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

  • A culture that is focused on nurturing a sense of belonging for all employees.
  • A competitive salary range of $61,828.00 to $86,372.00 annually.
  • Become a member of the New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • NBCC supports the wellbeing of its employees. We provide free access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
  • Paid sick and vacation leave.
  • Volunteer leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs (Employee: Tuition Reimbursement Program AND Family: Tuition Reduction Benefit - Spouse and Children).

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

The New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is committed to being flexible in its operations and to the wellbeing of its employees. This includes considering reasonable requests for alternative work arrangements, when feasible, to meet the changing needs of the College and its students. In order to ensure our student needs are met, flexible work arrangements cannot extend beyond the New Brunswick border. NBCC employees must be living in a location that is a reasonable distance from one of our seven work locations around the Province.

We promote an equal opportunity work environment.

All interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed application, with a resume, online by September 19, 2023. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.