Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting the search for an experienced Procurement Specialist to join our BC Based client on a 6-month contract position. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of a large portfolio of vendor sourcing projects. You will manage the tender process for equipment, services, and materials required for a diverse and complex operations group.


  • Develop procurement and strategic sourcing strategies to minimize risk for the company and ensure high quality and competitive rates.
  • Prepare and evaluate bids and conduct negotiations to put contract agreements in place
  • Manage vendor negotiations to ensure terms and conditions conform to business requirements
  • Manage stakeholder engagement to develop technical specifications for bid documents and vendor correspondence.
  • Ensure contract terms and conditions minimize the risk of quality or schedule issues
  • Manage vendor KPI’s and escalate issues when required
  • Work closely with engineering and project managers to ensure the scope of work is defined accurately for tenders


  • 5+ years of experience managing major vendor sourcing projects for materials and equipment.
  • Experience writing, negotiating and preparing contract documents
  • Experience with commercial and financial evaluation of vendors
  • Experience or exposure to large scale operations with diverse vendor requirements
  • Hands-on, proactive approach to strategic sourcing and vendor engagement
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are expected
  • Experience working in a complex, large scale environment
  • Strong Excel experience required
  • Proven ability to manage shifting priorities, deliverable and multiple stakeholders
  • University-level training and education in procurement, engineering, or construction management

**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.