Procurement Consultant
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
4d ago
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What you'll do

  • Responsible for the management of the construction procurement contracts for products, consultants, contractors and services relative to specific portfolios for Fraser Health Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Providence Health Care and Provincial Heath Services Authority
  • Assists in the management of procurement operations and resources and ensures requirements are met efficiently and cost effectively, while focusing on patient care;
  • provides advice and consultation to clients including determining priorities and developing processes to carry out strategic initiatives, in collaboration with the Manager and consistent with the goals, policies and vision of the Organizations.

  • Coordinates the day-to-day activities of the procurement area under direction of the Manager by determining priorities, coordinating and scheduling work based on department priorities, developing processes and methods for project implementation resulting from strategic initiatives and ensuring that initiatives are carried out in accordance with the goals, policies and vision of the Organizations.
  • Coordinates the timely acquisition of construction-related products, equipment, services, supplier prequalification and renewal of contracts relative to the assigned portfolios and the reporting of contract impacts;
  • ensures that appropriate sign-off approvals are obtained and monitors the renewal of contracts.

  • Develops, implements and administers department standards and procedures in collaboration with the Manager by evaluating and implementing changes as needed to improve services, simplifying workflow and integration with other purchasing groups and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Develops, implements and maintains systems that ensure the purchase of assigned construction materials, services and supplies occurs following the principles of lowest overall life cycle costs, value analysis and represents the best value for money.
  • Ensures that established purchasing practices and procedures are conducted in a manner consistent with provincial government legislation and regulations and in accordance with the Organizations’ policies and procedures;
  • ensures the quality of service for the procurement area or department and maintains quality assurance programs.

  • Maintains a purchasing system that operates in an effective, efficient manner while meeting the end user’s requirements and ensures the expediting of purchase orders issued under their authority;
  • monitors and evaluates contract and vendor performance as required in collaboration with the Manager

  • Purchases a variety of technically complex project requirements including services and supplies by consulting with end user delegates, equipment specialists and third party references, determining the vendor through defined processes and by determining and negotiating the best price, availability and delivery.
  • Represents the Organizations on committees, organizations including the Group Purchasing Organization, public relations activities as appropriate at local, provincial and national levels.
  • Represents affiliate organizations of the Organizations in contracts with vendors and in mandated group purchasing activities and functions as a liaison between procurement and other internal departments in order to resolve problems.
  • What you bring

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Commerce or a related discipline
  • Three (3) to five (5) year’s recent related purchasing management, supply chain and procurement
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal skills, and team building orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively among the peer group purchasing sections, Planning and Projects, Facilities
  • Maintenance and Operations, Information Services, Finance and other linked support service departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment. Ability to prioritize and organize work in a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications
  • What’s in it for you

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future.

    That’s why we’re focused on your care too offering health, wellness, development programs to support you at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
  • Job Type : Regular Full Time

    Hours and Days of Work : 0800-1600, Monday through Friday

    Requisition # 098003E

    What we do

    The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province.

    Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include : Respect people Be compassionate Dare to innovate Cultivate partnerships Serve with purpose.

    Learn more about PHSA and our programs : / programs-and-services

    PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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