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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Ontario Provincial Police
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C0127 - Procurement Officer, Supply Section
$1,225.10 - $1,441.41 Per Week
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Commander of Business Management Bureau are seeking a qualified member to work within the Procurement Services Section to coordinate an effective and economical procurement and supply program covering a wide variety of goods and services in support of the program areas of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). To provide administrative procurement services support to ensure procurements are completed in accordance to internal policy and the Ontario Public Service (OPS) Procurement Directive.

About Us:

Business Management Bureau (BMB) holds itself accountable to providing high quality service to our clients and stakeholders while managing critical business functions for the organization. BMB impacts every aspect of the OPP's operations. BMB considers the factors of timeliness, competence, extra mile, fairness, and outcome, when measuring the quality of our service delivery.

The Procurement Services Section provides centralized procurement services to procure goods and services for the OPP in accordance with applicable procurement principles, directives and best practices.

We are committed to demonstrating inclusive behaviours and a difference-making mindset adhering to the OPP values, which promote always doing the right things for the right reasons, by:

• Interacting with RESPECT, COMPASSION and FAIRNESS.

What can I expect to do in this role?

To coordinate an effective and economical procurement and supply program covering a wide variety of goods and services in support of the program areas of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). To provide administrative procurement services support to ensure procurements are completed in accordance to internal policy and the Ontario Public Service (OPS) Procurement Directive.

How do I qualify?


• Ability to pass an OPP background/ security investigation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of procurement, contract management, standing agreements, purchasing and material management in accordance with applicable policies, guidelines and practices to maintain the integrity of an effective and economical procurement and supply program for the organization.
• Knowledge of policies, directives and guidelines to provide specialized procurement services, identify viable options for the client needs; research and prepare competitive and non-competitive procurement materials and assist in the preparation and administration of contractual agreements and multi-year contracts such as leases or service agreements.
• Knowledge of financial procedures to ensure appropriate processing methods are applied to all purchases, including mathematical skills to prepare and evaluate pricing.
• Ability to utilize personal computer software, including Microsoft Suite, financial management software, and specialized in house software to prepare spreadsheets, analyze information, maintain databases and extract reports.
• Organizational and time management skills to prioritize, plan, and coordinate various procurement projects within established timeframes, including the ability to coordinate procurements and identify priorities.
• Written, oral, interpersonal and customer service skills to work with clients and vendors and prepare procurement documentation, reports and tenders. Ability to discuss and negotiate to resolve problems
• Ability to analyze procurement activities identifying opportunities for consolidation, bulk or package buying; resulting in cost savings.

Additional Information:

Ensure that you read the job description to make sure you understand this job. Even if you don't meet every requirement in this job description, we still encourage you to apply.

Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on 19-Jul-2021. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 21-108 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: Claudette Ferguson - 777 Memorial Ave, Orillia, ON L3V 7V3.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.


The Ontario Provincial Police is dedicated to ensuring open, accessible, equitable and respectful workplaces, and is committed to reflecting the diverse communities it serves. We encourage applications from members of our diverse communities, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, women, persons from racialized groups, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, those who are able to speak fluently in another language(s), and anyone committed to a rewarding career in public service. The Ontario Provincial Police is an equal opportunity employer and accommodations will be provided in all stages of our hiring processes, as necessary. If you require accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact the hiring manager.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 777 Memorial Ave, Orillia, Central Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Provincial Police Association Civilians
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Friday, June 25, 2021

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