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Assistant Procurement Manager
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JOB ID 4202
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Job Description: Are you an experienced and passionate procurement professional with a desire to make a difference? Are you a leader that strives to enhance your team’s success and add value to the business? We are looking to add to our team an Assistant Procurement Manager, who will play a key leadership role in providing oversight of the Procurement Services team.
Duties: Reporting to the Procurement Services Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

• You will supervise and mentor a team of 12 procurement professionals and administrative staff.
• You will complete performance reviews and provide regular coaching to address individual needs and ensure an engaged workforce.
• You will use your solid understanding of the procurement and contract administration processes to provide guidance to the team for excellent results.
• You will use your strong customer relations skills to build and maintain strong internal stakeholder relations, as well as manage supplier relationships and assist in building effective business partnerships.
• You will play a lead role in making decisions that align with stakeholders’ needs and the strategic direction of the Procurement Services Section.
• You will use your knowledge and continually review business processes to enhance and streamline the procurement process.
• You are a “big picture” thinker and able to connect the dots to value added solutions and assist in developing and implementing purchasing strategies (e.g., buy plans).
• You will draft and review reports and use both your verbal and written communication skills to articulate contract and purchasing processes.
• You will provide presentations for various levels of management.
• You will represent the Procurement Services team on special projects and other City initiatives.
• Other duties as assigned.
Educational Requirements: Our ideal candidate shares our City values of Community, Innovation, Integrity, Service and Teamwork, and can demonstrate the following qualifications:

• Graduation from a recognized university with a degree in Finance, Business or a related field.
• Minimum of 3 years of directly related procurement experience.
• Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP), Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP) Certification, or an equivalent designation.
• Demonstrated leadership and/or supervisory experience of a diverse staff team.
• Municipal, Federal, and/or other public sector procurement experience is considered a strong asset.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Exercises initiative and good judgment, and comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Salary: Competitive
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Opening Date: November 15, 2021 08:30 AM
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