Supply Chain Manager


Nova Scotia, Canada Remote

Full time

Nov 22

We transform the way people use energy.  

 About the Organization

We’re a leading energy efficiency enterprise. We believe in the good things efficiency brings to our lives, and we come to work every day to make the world a better place – starting in our own province. We have successfully helped hundreds of thousands of families, businesses, non-profits, and institutions transform how they use energy – and we will continue to lead the way in the transition to a low-carbon future. We are deeply committed to climate change and are a multi-year winner of Canada's Greenest Employers and Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers.  

Our work has achieved more than $1 billion in energy savings and contributed over 24% of Nova Scotia’s GHG emission reductions since 2011. We’re passionate about ensuring that all Nova Scotians have equal access to our programs and understand that energy efficiency can help serve our communities and promote a socially equitable energy future. Find out more about how we are making an impact here:

Why you’ll love working here: 

  • A culture that understands there is life outside of work and cares about their employees
  • An engaging, fun, and inclusive work environment
  • A holistic benefits package that starts on day one
  • Wellness initiatives and fitness challenges hosted throughout the year
  • Corporate gym memberships
  • Career growth and professional development opportunities
  • Being part of a team contributing to Nova Scotia’s goal of net-zero carbon by 2050.

If you want to be part of an organization with an ambitious plan to support the transition to net zero and help build a thriving, resilient future for Nova Scotians - then you belong here!  

Want to know what it’s really like to work with us? Reach out to any one of our team members on LinkedIn to hear their firsthand experience at EfficiencyOne.


Reporting to the Finance & Regulatory Director, the Supply Chain Manager will work closely with the Director to help support the supply chain team in implementing a responsible supply chain strategy, execute best practices, and measure performance through agreed-upon key performance indicators (KPIs). They are responsible for supporting all functional areas within the supply chain program, including procurement, contract management, and quality assurance. This role supports various services and is a functional supply chain program management expert. 

 A snapshot of what you will be involved with:

  • Establishing and developing plans to achieve program targets within a given budget
  • Annual performance goals for all team members, ongoing coaching, providing challenging assignments, and opportunities for learning and development
  • Overseeing the supply chain process, including the development and maintenance of policies, procedures, codes, and standards, and ensuring compliance with any applicable provincial legislation
  • Leading and managed the design, implementation, and operations of EfficiencyOne’s new quality management system as part of a cross-functional systems project whilst ensuring the integrity of data in the system
  • Communicating needs and objectives to managers and key stakeholders across the organization to ensure the alignment of the supply chain with business needs related to strategic projects and campaigns and ensure timelines and individual needs are communicated and established to ensure the supply process runs smoothly.
  • Advising cross-functional partners on processes to integrate responsible supply chain considerations into core vendor engagement and sourcing practices
  • Performing ongoing monitoring of vendors and the internal and external supply processes to ensure every step of the process is functioning effectively
  • Resolving issues within the department and addressing any escalated issues
  • Reviewing purchasing standards to ensure they meet the needs of the organization; implementing new standards as required
  • Delivering accurate data, KPIs, and reports for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Leading and developing training to educate internal and external stakeholders

What Will Help You Succeed?

  • A University Degree in Business Management, Commerce, related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 7 plus years of experience in contracting, procurement, and supply chain management, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a senior or lead contracting/negotiating capacity in a similar industry.
  • An enthusiastic, goal-oriented leadership style that motivates and engages others.
  • Proven ability in developing related policies, management system documents, and process improvement standards.
  • Excellent client service skills (internal partners and customers), including the ability to work collaboratively or independently
  • Strong analytical and superior time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Teams
  • Multi-tasking and setting priorities as required to consistently meet tight deadlines.


 EfficiencyOne is committed to fostering a culture that is supportive and values others, one that is grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, persons of minority sexual orientations, and gender identities.

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