Job Posting 85017

Senior Analyst, Procurement, Risk and Compliance
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Work From Home - Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New ...
Remote/Hybrid (within Canada)
closes in 4 days (Fri, 1 Jul)
full time

FCM’s Strategic Plan calls upon FCM to work collaboratively to: a) expand national understanding and support of the role local government play in meeting national objectives; b) shape the national agenda by influencing decision-makers and opinion-leaders to ensure that the interests of municipalities are met or exceeded; c) build capacity and knowledge, thereby encouraging initiative and innovation, which in turn helps local governments rise to the challenges they face; and d) share its knowledge and experience on the world’s stage, so that others may improve

FCM aspires to be an organization that is deeply respectful, collaborative, empowering and transparent in our work. As the national voice for Canada’s local governments, FCM is committed to strengthening Canada by achieving results for Canadian communities and cities, and by sharing knowledge and experience on the world’s stage, so that others may improve the quality of life in their communities.

Major Purpose

Reporting to the Enterprise Risk & Compliance (ERC) Senior Manager, the Senior Analyst of Enterprise Risk and Compliance will be responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of procurement and insurance processes and tools, while contributing towards operational risk management practices including policy development.

The Senior Analyst will serve as a knowledge and support hub for Procurement, Insurance and Operational Risk, working with managers across FCM providing procurement, insurance, operational risk, and policy development support. The Senior Analyst will maintain technical knowledge and expertise, researching and providing recommendations to the ERC Senior Manager on procurement, insurance trends, operational risk issues, special projects and response options.

Key Responsibilities

Procurement (estimated 40% of portfolio)

  • Responsible for the application of FCM’s Procurement Policy and processes including supporting internal stakeholders on the procuring journey, ensuring procuring requirements are fulfilled in accordance with internal controls working closely with Finance partners.
  • Supports continuous improvement by identifying and implementing enhancements to the procurement process including developing and maintaining contract templates, tools, informed by industry best practices and use of technology to facilitate the processes.

Insurance (estimated @ 10% of portfolio)

  • Responsible for FCM’s Insurance Program (Property & Casualty) including day-to-day activity and planning, carrying out annual renewal of insurance policies working with the insurance broker, in keeping with a renewal strategy established by the ERC Leader.
  • Maintains all insurance schedules including insured values, loss history, and administers certificates of insurance requests.

    Operational Risk, Compliance
  • Supports the ERC Senior Manager in an enterprise-wide approach to risk management by bringing a focus to Operational Risks,
  • Supports FCM policy system activity coordinated by ERC as custodian.
  • Prepares annual Not-For-Profit Act filings for compliance with the Act.
  • Maintains contract review/requests log for ERC. Also contributes to contract automation process.
  • Participates in special projects targeted at department and organization wide improvements as determined as part of annual planning and priority setting processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. business administration)
  • 3 – 5  years of progressively responsible experience in procurement and contract management; insurance experience a strong asset
  • Excellent analysis, problem-solving skills; project management an asset
  • Proven experience developing tools, resources, training content
  • Excellent attention to detail for the purpose of contract review and policy work, with proven contract management acumen, and ability to understand and interpret policies and guidelines
  • Procurement designation; risk management and legal education a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of risk management standards, and PIPEDA an asset
  • Blend of strong technical and interpersonal skills includes exceptional customer service focus and collaboration skills
  • Highly self-motivated, strong ability to plan and organize own work
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills includes MS Excel, Word, SharePoint, PPT


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is essential. Ability to work in both official languages (English and French) is an asset.

The benefits to joining the FCM team include summer hours (Fridays off between July 1st and Labour Day); office facilities located in the ByWard Market, FCM’s commitment to employee development and a competitive range of employee benefits and services. FCM encourages flexible work arrangements to support the wellbeing and productivity of employees. 

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is committed to fostering an organizational culture that embraces equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging, where individuals from diverse racial and ethnic identities, nationalities, social economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/ expression and physical and mental abilities can thrive and be fully engaged at their best level. 

FCM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. 

The future of work at FCM includes a hybrid work model; therefore, this role will be a combination of virtual and on-site work. The successful candidate is required live in and be authorized to work in Canada. They are also required to be able to work from home/remotely, from within Canada.  All in-office work and in-person meetings for work that take place inside and/or outside of the offices located in Ottawa will be subject to FCM’s Safe Workplace Vaccination Policy, as well as its health and safety procedures.

It is a mandatory condition of employment at FCM that the successful candidate be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with vaccines that have been approved by the Government of Canada at least 14 days prior to their start date and will be required to provide proof.  If accommodation is required in relation to this condition of employment for any reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, please contact us at  directly.

For additional information on this posting, or for further information on FCM, access our website at

Visit the careers section of our website to apply. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2021.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. All the applications will be kept for six months following the completion of the hiring process.


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