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Requisition Number:  9009
Position Type:  Permanent
Position Length:  Indeterminate

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Remote Work:  Hybrid Model
Closing Date:  June 1, 2023 23:59 EST

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We invite you to join an organization where differences are seen as strengths and are recognized, valued and respected. We welcome all candidates to apply and strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they identify with an Employment Equity designated group (Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, Women or Racialized/Visible Minorities). 

Business Analyst - Procurement

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The Bank of Canada has a vision to be a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in our environment. 

Building on the principles that have always guided us – excellence, integrity and respect – we strive to be forward-looking and innovative, to welcome people with diverse perspectives and talents, and to earn trust by living up to our commitments and by clearly explaining the intent of our policies and actions.  

With our defined-benefit pension plan, benefits, and high flexibility for work life balance - find out more about why we are annually ranked as one of Canada's top employers:  Working Here - Bank of Canada


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About the position
We are seeking an innovative and dedicated individual to join our forward-thinking Procurement Services team! Reporting to the Director, Procurement Services, you will be part of a dynamic and highly skilled team of procurement specialists enabling a broad range of procurements and contracts in support of Bank programs. 


In joining the Bank of Canada team, you will also have many opportunities for career development with the full support of your leader to enhance your skills, experiment, and drive your career in many ways (certifications, mentorship, etc.).

What you will do
Working closely with the Corporate Procurement and Operations Lead (CPO Lead), the focus of this role is to enable information, analysis, tools and capabilities to support evolving enterprise, departmental, and business objectives for the Bank’s procurements. You will assist in the innovation and implementation of data and digital strategies and projects to address complex corporate purchasing solutions, procurement modernization and automation. In addition, you will assist with critical operational activities related to the Bank’s procurement-to-pay systems, dashboards, processes, metrics, as well as reporting and oversight functions.


More specifically, you will: 

  • Lead, coordinate, and/or manage information gathering, analysis, development of technical and non-technical requirements, project planning with Bank stakeholders to meet departmental and/or business objectives  
  • Define business and system processes; design and implement process improvements and system enhancements 
  • Develop detailed technical user requirements, process mapping, and procedures documentation
  • Lead, manage, administer the SAP access framework, including updating tracking sheets, obtaining approvals, and coordinating related IT activities with stakeholders 
  • Lead and/or participate in SAP functional testing, acceptance testing and end-user training
  • Identify operational and project risks, troubleshoot and manage issue resolution between stakeholders 
  • Perform monitoring and reporting activities to support policy compliance requirements; recommend changes to support continuous improvement, including benchmarking functions  
  • Provide support on reporting functions including ATIP requests, internal audit activities, metrics and progress updates for senior management, FCC, and the Board
  • Develop strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to progress initiatives
  • Facilitate meetings, workshops and presentations on related projects  
  • Provide SAP / technical training and guidance, where applicable 


What you need to succeed
You are a great team player, a confident communicator and have the ability to quickly grasp and analyze complex issues, diagnose multi-dimensional problems and devise insightful/appropriate responses or strategies to address them. 
In addition, you have:

  • Experience working in supporting activities for complex ERP systems, data and digital processes, and tools  
  • Experience working on innovation projects and initiatives
  • Experience gathering and documenting user needs and translating them into technical and non-technical requirements and user stories



  • Experience with projects and initiatives within a procurement and contract environment
  • Experience in SAP Procure-to-Pay System, business analytics, data and digital transformation


Your education and experience
The position requires a college or university degree, at least five (5) years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.



What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English and French essential (bilingual) with a minimum starting level of functional (level 4) in second official language. Training may be provided to help reach the required level of fully functional (level 5) in second official language.
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Secret 
  • Relocation assistance may be provided, if required
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.


Hybrid Work Model #LI-Hybrid

The Bank offers work arrangements that provide employees with flexibility, enable high-performing teams, and support an excellent workplace culture. Most employees can telework from home for a substantial part of each month as part of the Bank`s hybrid work model, and they are expected on site at the Bank location a minimum of eight days per month to help build connections between colleagues. You must live in Canada, and within reasonable commuting distance of the office.


What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career. For more information on key benefits please visit A great deal to consider


  • Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $83,500 to $98,235 (job grade 16)
  • Depending on performance, you may be eligible for performance pay. The first tier of performance pay is for successfully meeting expectation, at  5 to 7% of your base salary. The Bank offers additional performance pay for those who exceed expectations (10% of your base salary).. Exceptional performers who far exceed expectations may be eligible for higher performance pay.
  • Flexible and comprehensive benefits so you can choose the level of health, dental disability and life and/or accident insurance coverage that meets your needs
  • Extra vacation days (up to five each year) that you can purchase to add to your vacation entitlement
  • Indexed, defined-benefit pension


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.