Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Burnaby, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting an immediate search for a Procurement Specialist for one of our high profile Lower Mainland clients to fill a 6-month contract position in the procurement team.

Reporting to the Manager Strategic Sourcing, the procurement specialist will be responsible for supporting a portfolio of government sourcing and supply chain projects, providing recommendations as it pertains to sourcing and vendor management.


  • Support internal clients with a variety of procurement projects
  • Prepare and issue RFP/RFQ and manage tendering / contract process.
  • Provide recommendations based on cost analysis of different scenarios and will also review and Evaluate existing contracts to ensure service delivery and that the legal language is correct.
  • Remain up to date with current market trends and vendor activity
  • Mange vendor relationships and coordinate performance management, KPI’s and performance reviews


  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive procurement and strategic sourcing experience
  • 5+ years experience within a government procurement team
  • SCMP/CPP designation or working towards.
  • Ability to provide recommendations based on sound analysis
  • Strong relationship building and people skills to facilitate co-operation between diverse groups
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience creating and processing competitive bid documents
  • Good understanding of public procurement processes
  • Superior writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate skills with computerized financial applications
  • Strong MS Excel and database skills

**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.