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Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Vancouver,, Canada

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Jeremy Tiffin

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    4117

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-12-19

  • Consultant:

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Horizon Recruitment is assisting our public sector customer through a procurement transformation project. We have an immediate requirement for a Senior Procurement Specialist to provide expertise on a consulting basis starting immediately. This role has good potential to convert to permanency. As part of the strategic sourcing and procurement group, the Senior Procurement Specialist will work with a team responsible for high value tendering efforts. The successful candidate will provide RFx support on a variety of category items including equipment and services. We are looking to partner with a relationship builder who is able to operate effectively in a complex organization with multiple influences and stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the tendering process for goods and services (spend range $100K - $100M)
  • Ensure procurement is in compliance with public procurement standards and protocol
  • Review tenders, score and award appropriately based on evaluation criteria
  • Promote and develop contact with suppliers to establish new sources of supply
  • Assist executive in establishing vendor management strategies
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of procurement related reports
  • Collect and report statistics to measure commodity and/or supplier performance.

Requirements:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline. SCMP Designation, Certificate in Purchasing or Diploma in Supply Management considered an asset
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Public sector procurement experience is an asset.
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

**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