Breakout 20 - How to Win Friends and Influence People through Contingent Workforce Optimization

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:20

This session is a how-to roadmap for engaging your executive stakeholders in the staff augmentation and SOW buying journey. Join Bernard Ross, Director of Global Strategic Sourcing - Indirect & International Relationships at CAE Inc., the global leader in civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare training, as he takes you through the real-life journey of building an internal business case and decisioning process to ensure executive stakeholder support and an optimum approach to contingent workforce management. Learn from CAE's journey as they formulated a world-class case study to drive cost savings, strategic partnership, innovation, enhanced compliance and better overall workforce planning through a staff augmentation and SOW solution. Moderated by Jean-Francois Vezina, Executive Vice President of Randstad Sourceright Canada, you will learn best practices to engage your talent partner network and build the buy-in from the C-suite to drive overall organizational and human capital performance. This is a session relevant to any organization looking to enhance the agility of their talent strategy and workforce in an ever-changing labor and economic marketplace.

Bernard Ross

Interim Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing and Real Estate Services
CAE Inc.

Bernard Ross is Interim Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing and Real Estate Services at CAE Inc., the global leader in civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare training. Bernard a global strategic sourcing executive with over 20 years’ experience in direct and indirect procurement including leadership in the aerospace, manufacturing and distribution industries in Europe and North America. Bernard is a transformational leader, driving digital roadmaps within supply chain organizations to leverage savings, reduce risk and enhance processes that drive business performance and build quality partnerships within the supplier community.

Jean-François Vezina

Executive Vice President
Randstad Sourceright

Jean-François Vezina is the Executive Vice President for Randstad Sourceright, where he oversees the Canadian operations and works to help organizations restructure, develop and expand their talent procurement practices. With more than 12 years of experience in the staffing and HR solutions industry, Jean-François specializes in total talent management and integrated talent solutions that empower organizations to implement and achieve a holistic view of their talent strategy for both their permanent and contingent workforces.  

Session ID: 
2021S_BOS_20