Sr. Purchasing Officer (Construction)

  • Location

    Victoria, BC

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment has a public sector customer with an immediate requirement for a Senior Procurement Officer to provide expertise on a consulting basis for a 6 month term starting immediately. 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 on construction projects. We are looking to partner with a relationship builder who is able to operate effectively in a complex organization with multiple influences and stakeholders.


  • 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
  • Carry out RFP process and qualify tenders
  • 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 reports statistics to measure commodity and/or supplier performance.


  • 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.
  • Experience in construction procurement
  • 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