OfficeTeam is currently hiring a Purchasing Manager to assist a Procurement Specialist in providing senior level expertise in strategic sourcing initiatives and directing medium and large scale acquisitions of goods and services through the competitive bid process! This individual will have over 5 years' experience & exposure to working with Public Procurement.
of the principles, theories and concepts of procurement and purchasing
of competitive bid and tendering documents
of competitive bidding and evaluation process
of contract development and administration
of negotiation practices, principles and strategies
of project planning and implementation
of suppliers’ market and trends in diversified commodity areas
of the relevant computer applications, databases and programs
Analytical/Problem Solving Skills
to review performance history of vendors and suppliers
to analyse user requirements and determine specification package
to research procurement options and alternatives and make appropriate recommendations
to evaluate proposals and performance/service level of suppliers/vendors
to obtain buy-in and support for procurement strategies from internal customers, key stakeholders and senior management
to prepare detailed and complex specification packages
to negotiate pricing, terms and conditions in the acquisition of goods and services with potential suppliers
to communicate and explain results to bidders while maintaining relationships
Who we are:
- 5+ years’ experience in public procurement and leading competitive bid initiatives.
- Hands on experience with competitive bid templates and documentation.
- SCMP designation or equivalent is preferred.
OfficeTeam specializes in temporary placements in the Vancouver area, which are typically suitable for candidates who are not currently working, available immediately, and are open to taking on temporary opportunities. Taking on temporary assignments is advantageous to you as they will keep your resume active, often allow you to freshen up or learn new skillsets, and of course, they are paid assignments!
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Only local applicants who are immediately available will be considered. Please apply with your resume to Vancouver.BC@officeteam.com or call us directly at 604-687-8367