Position: Buyer Job Posting No: 2399 Company: Keyano College Location: Fort McMurray, AB Date Posted: October 3, 2017 Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://careers.keyano.ca/postings/1172 The Procurement department at Keyano College requires an enthusiastic, innovative and experienced individual to assume the position of Buyer. The Buyer will follow the optimal procurement process to assist the Manager of Procurement to procure a wide range of contracts for services, goods leases and capital equipment as required by Keyano College. The College Procurement Team is a small but dynamic team, the Buyer should have experience in all facets of Supply Chain. This is a full-time, permanent position commencing as soon as a suitable candidate is found. RESPONSIBILITY: • Oversee the acquisition and delivery of services and goods, while upholding the highest degree of efficiency and transparency. • Work with multiple departments to determine and interpret business needs and translate those needs into an RFQ or RFP. • Prepare, develop, issue and document the entire RFX process. • Actively maintain a healthy supplier portfolio, seek out new supplier relationships, monitor existing relationships, and proactively participate in problem resolutions with key suppliers as deemed appropriate. • Issue purchase orders and acquire approvals in accordance with Keyano College process and policy. QUALIFICATIONS: • Degree in Business or Supply Management and a minimum of 3 years’ of progressive experience or a diploma in Supply Management with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. . • SCMA designation is an asset. • Public sector experience is an advantage • Strong background in sourcing for different categories • Familiar with contract administration, databases and contracting processes • Experience in tracking shipments and deliveries • Meticulous attention to detail. • Strong analytical, problem solving and time management skills. • Works well under pressure. • Superior knowledge of all related computer applications and ERP system. • Able to remain organized and on task; self-starter. • Strong interpersonal, analytical, administrative and organizational skills.
SALARY: Compensation is competitive and includes a comprehensive health and benefits package. This position qualifies for the Regional Living Allowance of $1040.00 per month (subject to review).
COMPETITION NUMBER: S00177 How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://careers.keyano.ca/postings/1172 Keyano College welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada and willing to undergo a background check in our pre-employment recruitment process. We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
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