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Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Vancouver,, Canada

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Paul Kalisch

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    4178

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-11-15

  • Consultant:

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting the search for an experienced Senior Procurement Specialist for a 12 month contract opportunity with one of our BC based clients. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Ensure contract terms and conditions minimize risk of quality or schedule issues
  • Manage vendor KPI’s and escalate issues when required
  • Work closely with engineering and project managers to ensure scope of work is defined accurately for tenders

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience managing major vendor sourcing projects for materials and equipment.
  • Experience writing, negotiating and preparing contract documents
  • 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
  • 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.