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Buyer III (Senior Buyer)
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

February 22, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J0121-0692 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Finance, Legal & Legislative Services
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Procurement department is growing and we are looking for a seasoned professional to join our dynamic team. In this fast-paced and diverse role, you will be responsible for the procurement of a variety of goods, services, materials and equipment through quotations, and formal competitive processes. In this role you will also ensure vendor qualifications and monitor vendor performance.
Duties: As the successful candidate you will have proven senior level experience in facilitating complex procurement strategies, as well as carrying out purchases of materials and services that provide the City with the best value. Your strong communication and relationship management skills will allow you to liaise with and assist various departments and staff on matters related to procurement. Your organization and time management skills will assist you with prioritizing a busy workload and meeting tight deadlines.
Educational Requirements: As our ideal candidate you will have:
• Degree in Supply Chain or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.
• A minimum of 5 years of related Supply Chain experience in a public environment, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation is considered an asset
Salary: This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $37.77 to $44.41.
Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Web Address: www.abbotsford.ca
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
E-mail: employment@abbotsford.ca
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: February 8, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 22, 2021 05:00 PM

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