|Posting number||2017.118 Re-Post|
|Contract type||Staff, 100% full-time, Temporary|
|Contract timeline||September 2017 - September 2018 (with possible extension)|
|Start date||September 2017|
|End date||September 2018 (with possible extension)|
|Salary scale||$4,241.41 - $5,066.32 per month (Staff pay group 8)|
|Closing date||August 17, 2017|
The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.
Reporting to the Manager, Purchasing the Purchasing Officer is primarily responsible for acquiring products and services pertaining to all areas of UFV operations, including performing related administrative and legislative compliance activities, and conducting research and analysis to ensure that UFV uses the full potential of its purchasing power. Building and maintaining relationships and external clients is a critical component. The Purchasing Officer’s key responsibilities include:
Research & Analysis
Post-secondary degree required. Professional purchasing designation SCMP preferred or completion of Level III PMAC. Minimum five (5) years’ experience of progressive procurement including public sector purchasing, post-secondary environment an asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, with the purchasing certification.
Demonstrated knowledge, experience and competency of end to end procurement methods and principles; regulations, policies and procedures; formal and written tendering (RFQ, RFP, RFT, REOI, Pre-Quals etc.), knowledge and training in purchasing contract law; report writing and contract preparation; sound judgement, independent decision-making, problem solving skills and strong communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are required. Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets (Word and Excel) is required.
Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.
Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by August 17, 2017, referring to Re-Posting #2017.118 to:Find out how to prepare your application
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.