Senior Procurement Officer

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Department: Materials Management

Location: 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON, 

Reports to: Director of Procurement & Materials Management

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

Employment Status: Full time

Scheduled Working Hours: 37.5 hours weekly as per schedule

The Director of Procurement & Materials Management is currently seeking a Full Time Senior Procurement Officer. The purpose of the position is to provide Supply Chain Management support, guidance and services to stakeholders regarding recommendations on issues and requirements of procurement practices and other value-added processes, including project and operational support services. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work supportively with Procurement Officers and Clerks to provide guidance and assistance with bid documents, evaluation processes and contract management
  • Assist with procurement function, oversee aspects of purchasing, negotiations, strategies and process implementation
  • Provide assistance in development and execution of supplier performance metrics
  • Deliver on cost reduction, support Total Cost of Ownership practices 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Must have or be working towards a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional Designation with at least two (2) completed modules
  • A member of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada in good standing
  • Minimum of 5 years recent and related Procurement/Supply Chain experience; preference for experience in a hospital setting
  • Current knowledge of and experience with strategic sourcing, procurement and purchasing practices and methods, total cost analysis techniques
  • Current knowledge of and experience with trade agreements and Broader Public Sector Act
  • Strong computer skills: proficient in word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation and project management software
  • Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results
  • Demonstrated customer service, interpersonal and organizational/time management skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and attention to detail skills
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to adapt readily to change
  • Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude
  • Preference for proficiency in French/English language skills

Instructions for Application:
Waypoint employees apply through the Employee Self-Service portal at and
external applicants apply to quoting Job ID WC17-52. Please
note: this position will remain open until filled. Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested
in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified.

Download copy of job posting.

Friday, June 09, 2017 11:57:00 AM Categories: Provider Postings