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Job Title:  Officer, Purchasing

Location: 

Ottawa, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  111404
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 111404   
Business Function: Procurement and Purchasing   
Primary City: Ottawa  
Province: Ontario .
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Permanent  
Language Requirement: English Essential
Employee Class and Level: UPCET02  
Number of Vacancies: 2   
Job Closing Date : 05/31/2021

All qualified candidates will be considered however priority will be given to an Indigenous / Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) person. 

Job Description

The Officer, Purchasing is responsible and accountable for leading, planning, conducting and controlling all aspects of procurement initiatives and activities under their signing authority and ensures these activities are in compliance with legal requirements.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Purchasing.

 

  • Initiates and conducts planning with client groups, leads cross-functional teams in the supplier sourcing/contracting process and prepares and issues NAFTA and RFP/RFQ documents.

 

  • Chairs supplier clarification meetings, co-ordinates clarification responses, and ensures evaluation criteria are complete and valid.

 

  • Leads and conducts proposal evaluation, evaluates and analyzes complex corporate requirements to ensure lowest life cycle costs are met.

 

  • Plans and prepares purchasing strategy for negotiations by analyzing the general economic and financial information available and summarizes complex discussions into appropriate mathematical model.

 

  • Conducts negotiations for the acquisition of goods and/or services, negotiating cost-effective solutions, mitigating risks, preparing, evaluating and negotiating contract terms, conditions and pricing within strict timeframes and developing contracts and related support documentation ensuring fully defined conditions.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Seeks input/support from client group and budget holder to ensure mutual understanding and agreement with negotiation approach and corporate targets.

 

  • Chairs bidder conferences; implements corporate policies, procedures and quality control standards, prepares business briefings to respond to management, supplier debriefings and potential legal challenges from suppliers; awards contract to successful supplier/contractor and notifies the unsuccessful, and develops contract documents. 

 

  • Ensures supplier performance and all elements of the goods and/or services are delivered in accordance with the statement of requirements and/or specifications.

 

  • Monitors contract deliverables, ensure that all elements of the goods or services are delivered in accordance with the scope of work, identifies and resolves issues, between the supplier and the clients and terminates contracts for non-compliance of contractual obligations.

 

  • Educates and interprets procurement policies and procedures to clients, identifies and recommends changes, negotiates procurement timelines with clients and suppliers, analyzes and identifies opportunities  to increase efficiencies, improve service and reduce costs

Qualifications

Education

  • A University or College degree/diploma in a related field.

 

Experience

  • 2-5 years of related work experience is required.

 

Other Candidate Requirements

  • PMAC CSCMP certification or working toward certification would be an asset.

Other Information

Eligibility

 

Applicants who identify as Indigenous shall be given priority in the candidate selection process. 

 

To support data collection: This is a special measure employment equity initiative and as a result it is important to self-identify to ensure that this asset is recognized.

 

Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

 

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.

 

Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. 

We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

 

Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

 

Accommodation

Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

 

Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Leadership Behaviours
Decision Making 
– A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

 

Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.


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