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Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Burnaby, BC

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Salary high:

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  • Salary low:

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  • Job ref:

    JO-1803-6710

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-10

Horizon Recruitment Inc. has partnered with a large public sector organization to identify a Senior Procurement Specialist to work on major sourcing projects across the organisation. This role reports to the Procurement Director and requires extensive communications with internal and external stakeholders in a very high volume and complex environment.

The Job:

  • Administer and lead all aspects of sourcing projects including weekly management reporting, project budgets and controls.
  • Advise and guide internal stakeholders on project barriers and make recommendations to enhance efficiency and mitigate risks.
  • Quickly assimilate market and supply chain knowledge related to complex services and supply chain issues.
  • Operate as an internal focal point for project activities generating and maintaining internal stakeholder approval and buy-in.
  • Providing project support and guidance to project staff as appropriate.
  • Support Procurement Director as required and directed.

The Candidate:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working on major procurement projects within a large and complex organisation.
  • Strong experience managing major outsourcing projects and experience evaluating and selecting major software solutions.
  • Strong procurement strategy and negotiation skills.
  • Experience working within a Public Sector organisation or experience with Health related projects is a distinct advantage.
  • Post grad qualifications such as PMP, Prince 2 or a MBA are considered an asset.
  • Strong academic record with a Degree in a relevant discipline (Business, Health Services, Medical field).
  • Must have a pragmatic and diplomatic approach to managing people and projects.
  • Ability to work effectively and cheerfully under pressure.

**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.