Buyer, Procurement
IWK Health Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadá
5d ago

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    Date : Aug 13, 2019

    Location : Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 6R8

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  • Company : Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

    Department / Program : Procurement, Financial Services

    Type of Employment : Temporary Hourly FT long-term (100% FTE) for one year x 1 position(s)

    Req ID : 35863

    Union Status : NSGEU Off and Cler, Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit

    Compensation : $22.8325 - $25.514 / hour

    Posting Date : August 12, 2019

    Closing Date : August 19, 2019

    Start Date : ASAP

    The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region.

    The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve.

    We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Manager, the Buyer is responsible for the procurement of goods and services in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to established policies / procedures.

    The Buyer is also responsible for the daily maintenance / accuracy of purchasing system information.

    Responsibilities :

  • Procures goods and services, observing established policies & procedures for the Health Centre
  • Assists in the tender analysis process for specific diagnostic and medical / surgical supplies
  • Responsible for the expediting and return of goods as required
  • Obtains necessary pricing for requisitioned inventory and non-inventory items as per Department and Centre policy
  • Maintains / upgrades electronic data interchange ordering system. Processes vendor set-up
  • Inputs & modifies information in SAP MM Module
  • Maintains office filing, including vendor lists, catalogues and associated procurement documentation
  • Greets Health Centre staff and Vendor Representatives in a friendly, open and professional manner
  • Communicates messages & information accurately & appropriately and prioritizes calls
  • Identifies customer needs and makes every effort to meet customer expectations in a timely, friendly, helpful and professional manner, in both written and verbal communications
  • Supports & adheres to facility & departmental policies
  • Maintains confidentiality of all financial, patient & employee information
  • Qualifications

  • Graduate from a recognized two-year Business Administration Diploma Program required
  • Additional courses in EDP, Principles of Buying and Inventory Control required
  • Minimum of six months related experience required
  • Two to five years of experience in the Purchasing function in a computerized Health Care setting preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business preferred
  • Level II in either PMAC or PLog preferred
  • A combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered
  • Purchasing designation / diploma would be considered an asset
  • The ability to negotiate with vendors and other significant parties required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer programs / technology
  • Knowledge of SAP an asset
  • Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to respectfully work with a variety of inter-professional team members required
  • High degree of initiative, diligence, attention to detail, and self-discipline / focus
  • Commitment to continual learning and willing to share knowledge and support the development of co-workers
  • Excellent multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills required
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Thank you for your interest with the IWK Health Centre. Please sign in to create a profile and set-up Job Alerts for positions of interest.

    Please Note : I f you are an employee of the IWK Health Centre, please apply through the internal careers page to ensure you are flagged as an internal applicant.

    Applications are accepted until 11 : 59 PM on the Closing Date.

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