Apply By: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
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Procurement Consultant

Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery
Supply Chain Ontario
Job Term:
4 Temporary Assignments/Contracts up to 18 months, with possible extension
Job Code:
5A004 - Admin05
$69,425.00 - $100,036.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Bring your professional contract management and procurement knowledge skills to Supply Chain Ontario with the Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery. Join a portfolio team dedicated to delivering strategic value for money in service delivery management, relationship management and contract management.

Four temporary positions will be filled across the following two Branch's, working on either Facilities Services, Human Capital or Professional Services portfolios:
• Category & Sourcing Execution Branch
• Pandemic Supply Chain Operations Branch

The Ministry
The Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery delivers vital programs, services and products including consumer protection and public safety, access to government information, internal business services and employee inclusion and accessibility to strengthen government and enhance the quality of life for families and individuals living in Ontario.

The Division
Supply Chain Ontario develops and implements an integrated corporate procurement strategy to: leverage and optimize government procurement of goods and services; identify and implement procurement process improvements; enhance procurement controllership; provide strategic advice to Management Board of Cabinet on large scale procurements; develop innovative policy frameworks to support service delivery through third party service providers.

Visit our website to find out more about us:Supply Chain Ontario

Why work for the Ontario Public Service (OPS)
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer: Competitive Compensation and Benefits, Flexible work arrangements including flexible hours and telework (remote work), Collegial and professional work culture, Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas, and on-the-job training to support your success in the role.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this high-profile ministry, you will:

• manage a portfolio of multiple government-wide roster of supplier contracts for a variety of goods or services
• lead analysis and advice on supply and market issues, business practices, and contract management processes
• provide subject matter expertise on specific commodities, services, and anticipate future needs
• support senior staff in procurement strategy development; and continuous improvement projects
• contribute to the planning, development and implementation of procurement operational policies, procedures, best practices and guidelines
• build and maintain business relationships with Ontario Public Service buyers, suppliers and broader public sector stakeholders including resolving arising issues

Flexible work arrangements including flexible hours and telework. Note, these positions are currently required to work a hybrid of in-office and work from home.

How do I qualify?

Procurement/Contract Management Knowledge

• You have the ability to interpret and apply knowledge of purchasing and contracting policies, procedures and contracts.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of stakeholder liaison and contract management to provide contract management expertise and to coordinate the administration of contracts.
• You have knowledge in developing and evaluating supplier key performance measures.

Communication/Customer Service Skills

• You can develop and maintain contract user guides and performance measurement related materials.
• You can develop relationships with clients/stakeholders and build partnerships.
• You can advise clients about procurement policies, processes and services.
• You can prepare briefing notes and manage and resolve issues.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You can analyze trends in goods and services and advise on supply and market issues, and changing client needs.
• You have interpreted contracts, policies and assess supplier performance.
• You have mediated and resolved potential contract management issues.

Project Management/Team Leadership Skills

• You can coordinate the operational administration of contracts/agreements, and supplier contracts.
• You can lead commodity needs assessment working groups and procurement related projects.
• You have demonstrated experience organizing and managing multiple activities and meeting deadlines.

Additional Information:

  • 4 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Purchasing and Supply
Posted on:
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
  • MG-187484/22(4)
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 19, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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