Purchasing Officer - Permanent

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Officer. This is a full-time permanent role to work with our Crown Corporation client located in Ottawa, ON. The candidate must hold a Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Purchasing Officer will have the following responsibilities:

  • 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;
  • 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
  • The Purchasing Officer must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline such as Commerce, Finance, Purchasing or Engineering with a satisfactory business component OR a college degree in Purchasing, or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working in similar role
  • Working experience in procurement which would include sourcing and contracting (e.g. purchasing strategies & planning, bid solicitation, bid evaluation, contract drafting, supplier development and / or contract administration).
  • PMAC CSCMP certification or working toward certification would be an asset.
  • ESG/Indigenous procurement experience would be an asset
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and others)
  • Strong knowledge on RFP & RFQ documents;
  • Excellent communications/ organizational skills
  • If you are interested in applying to the Purchasing Officer role, please submit your resume as soon as possible

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