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Legislative Assembly
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
L/A - Excluded
Not Available
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DO YOU VALUE INTEGRITY, SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND EXCELLENCE? If yes, then join the Purchasing & Operations Branch at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• As a Senior Purchasing Specialist you will plan, manage and conduct the procurement activities for a diverse range of commodities, with emphasis on contract management.
• You will exercise professionalism, tact and diplomacy in a fast-paced, politically sensitive environment when dealing with MPPs, staff of the Legislative Assembly, and vendors

• You will apply your knowledge of procurement theories, principles and practices
• You will aid internal client's in developing specifications, prepare tender documents, evaluate bid submissions, and award tenders, quotations and proposals for a variety of contracts
• You will use your negotiation skills to ensure value added and timely solutions to satisfy the initiatives, deadlines and priorities of internal clients
• You will maintain purchasing records, electronic filing systems/databases and contact lists
• You will provide professional advice to your clients by effectively communicating procurement strategy
• You will foster relationships with vendors and monitor emerging market trends

How do I qualify?


• Complementing your public procurement experience as a Purchasing specialist, you possess or are working towards obtaining your CSCMP, CPPB designation
• You are familiar with contract law as it relates to procurement
• You have some working knowledge of CCDC standard contracts and in utilizing the national master specification standard
• You have successfully managed multiple projects, from planning through to tracking and reporting
• Demonstrated ability for identifying and resolving contractual problems and are driven by being organized, responsive and flexible
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

• Competitive benefits package
• Employee Assistance Program
• Continued training and development
• Dynamic Environment

How to Apply:

File No: LA-2017-67
Closing Date: September 4, 2017

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Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 99 Wellesley St, WHITNEY BLOCK, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Purchasing and Supply
Posted on:
Friday, August 18, 2017
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, September 4, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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