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This section is a posting board for employment opportunities in various public and broader public organizations, and job requests from staff of the CPPC member organizations.

City of Vaughan – Buyer

October 15, 2014 – 1:39 pm

Closing date: October 28, 2014

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

The buyer is responsible for coordinating, consolidating, monitoring, of procurement activities/contracts for various supplies and services within the Purchasing Services authority for the City of Vaughan and Library Services in accordance with the Corporate Joint Services Agreement, Corporate Purchasing Policies and Procedures, and governmental purchasing code of ethics. Ensures timely delivery of supplies and services, research products / services through various forms of media.

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City of Edmonton – Buyer

October 9, 2014 – 1:30 pm

Closing date: October 23, 2014

The City of Edmonton’s Corporate Procurement & Supply Services Branch continues to be at the forefront of public procurement organizations. In 2013, not only were they the only government agency in Canada to receive the National Purchasing Institute’s Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award,but it was also the 14th consecutive year that they had received this award. 
 
Corporate Procurement is now looking for 1 permanent Buyer to join a highly dedicated team of purchasing experts to work with client departments and fulfill their technology and facility maintenance procurement needs. Under the guidance of Senior Buyers, you will perform varied tactical duties related to the procurement function.
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Metrolinx – Procurement Specialist (2 positions)

October 3, 2014 – 11:32 am

Closing date: October 10, 2014

Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO, Rapid Transit Implementation (RTI), and the Union Pearson Express (UP).  Our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.  Join us as we work together to transform the way the region moves.

The Procurement & Contract Services office requires two (2) Procurement Specialists dedicated to the acquisition of software, hardware, maintenance services, and vendor contracts that supply and support our Information Technology division.

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Government of Yukon – Manager, Acquisition Services and Planning

September 22, 2014 – 11:16 am

Closing date: September 24, 2014

As part of the Government of Yukon, Highways and Public Works department, the Acquisition Services and Planning unit provides planning and support to Yukon government employees in making goods and transportation services procurement decisions. Our ideal candidate exemplifies excellent client service, works collaboratively with others and is prepared to be a leader in our workplace. They demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a dynamic team environment. As well, they are self-motivated and able to manage a heavy workload while dealing with critical issues in a timely manner.

Reporting to the Director, Supply Services, the Manager, Acquisition Services and Planning manages a team of procurement professionals providing acquisition, contracting and procurement planning services for goods and transportation services to Yukon government departments. The ideal candidate will be comfortable as part of the six-member branch management team and will be ready to take the lead in solving problems. They know how to bring out the best in their staff, are an effective communicator, and committed to finding best value for clients. As well, they will have knowledge of current contracting and procurement methodologies and practices along with experience building strong relationships with stakeholders.

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Manitoba Housing – Director of Procurement

September 15, 2014 – 12:46 pm

Closing date: October 9, 2014

Manitoba Housing provides a continuum of affordable housing services including rental housing, renovation, and homeownership
programs; promotes independence and self-sufficiency by providing adequate, safe, and secure housing to people in need. If
you are looking for interesting and challenging work, this is a great opportunity to join our team.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Asset Management and working collaboratively with all divisions of Manitoba Housing, the
Director of Procurement is responsible for the leadership and accountability of the corporate procurement strategy for Manitoba
Housing. The Director ensures that procurement initiatives, policies, and guidelines meet the objectives of Manitoba Housing and
is responsible for the day-to-day management of staff within the Procurement branch.

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City of Edmonton – Buyer

September 8, 2014 – 12:08 pm

Closing date: September 19, 2014

The City of Edmonton,recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2014,  continues to attract and retain employees who are passionate about their community, proudof the work they do and committed to making Edmonton a great place to live,work and play.

Materials Management is now looking for 1 permanent Buyer to join a highly dedicated team of supply chain experts to work with client departments and fulfill their Capital and Hired Equipment service requirements. Under the guidance of Senior Buyers, you will perform varied tactical duties related to the procurement function. For more information on this opportunity Click here

Metrolinx – Category Manager

September 4, 2014 – 5:45 pm

Closing date: September 8, 2014

Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO, Union Pearson Express, and Rapid Transit Implementation (RTI).  Our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.  Join us as we work together to transform the way the region moves.

The Procurement & Contract Services Division is seeking a Category Manager – Large Projects.

This position provides technical expertise to lead sourcing and procurement activities within the Large Projects Category and a set of related functional areas that include category strategy, strategic sourcing, contract development and management, and talent and people management. For more information on this opportunity Click here

City of Edmonton – Buyer (2 positions)

August 18, 2014 – 12:19 pm

Closing date: August 28, 2014

The City of Edmonton’s Materials Management Branch continues to be at the forefront of public procurement organizations. In 2013, not only were they the only government agency in Canada to receive the National Purchasing Institute’s Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award, but it was also the 14th consecutive year that they had received this award.

Materials Management is now looking for 2 temporary Buyers to join a highly dedicated team of supply chain experts. One of these roles will focus on inventory purchasing for our Fleet Services branch while the other role will be working with client departments to fulfill their hired equipment requirements.

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District of Saanich – Procurement Specialist

August 18, 2014 – 12:12 pm

Closing date: September 4, 2014

The District of Saanich Purchasing Services Section is seeking a Procurement Specialist to deliver excellent and professional service to both our internal clients and suppliers/vendors.  The candidate will provide complex and challenging procurement services for a wide variety of supplies and services required by our municipal departments. This is a new position; working knowledge of inventory management and municipal public works services would be an asset.

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Independent Electricity System Operator – Assistant Procurement Specialist

July 29, 2014 – 12:32 pm

Closing date: n/a

The IESO works at the heart of Ontario’s power system, connecting all participants − generators that produce electricity, transmitters that send it across the province, retailers that buy and sell it, industries and businesses that use it in large quantities, and local distribution companies that deliver it to people’s homes.

The Assistant Procurement Specialist will support the procurement function in all aspects of procurement work including transactional purchasing and management of vendor data in the financial system.

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