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Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Vancouver, BC

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1810-11226

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-09

Horizon Recruitment has an immediate requirement for a Procurement Specialist to join our public sector client and provide procurement and contract management services to a wide variety of internal stakeholders. The Procurement Specialist will work with a operational groups to develop RFx strategies on a variety of vendor services. This role requires an experienced procurement specialist with exceptional communication skills; Someone who can build internal relationships with stakeholders and negotiate and manage contracts with service providers. Initially a 3 month contract term this role may have the opportunity to move into a permanent position in the future.

Job Description:

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders from various departments to develop procurement strategy and scope of work.
  • Manage RFP/RFQ process to source vendors for materials and services
  • Develop and maintain a vendor database to manage current agreements
  • Liaise with AP and purchasing groups to ensure vendor billing is accurate
  • Negotiate agreements and identify areas for cost savings within existing contracts

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in corporate procurement/contract management
  • Experience implementing master service agreements.
  • Strong Excel and data base management skills
  • Experience with large ERP systems (SAP, JDE) is an asset 
  • Experience negotiating contracts and services agreements 
  • Strong communication skills essential

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain