IT Purchasing Specialist - 24 month contract
Vaughan, Ontario
4d ago

You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest. Founded in 2006, VetStrategy is Canada’s largest operator of veterinary hospitals and clinics.

The company operates over 340 hospitals and clinics across Canada and employs over 5,500, dedicated veterinary professionals.

  • VetStrategy has undergone a tremendous amount of growth and continues to grow at a rapid pace. Our business model is simple;
  • we work with our veterinary partners to acquire ownership in veterinary hospitals, and then help in the management of these practices.

    This allows the medical team to focus on practicing first-rate medicine, and allows the clinic’s staff, clients, and patients to benefit from experienced business operators and managers. The Role

    Reporting to the Manager, IT Operations, the IT Purchasing Specialist will oversee the day-to-day procurement of IT hardware and software, IT vendor management, equipment tracking, overseeing the movement of hardware for VetStrategy clinics across Canada and invoice validation and reconciliation. Responsibilities

  • Receive, fulfill and track clinic IT hardware / software procurement requests
  • Maintain IT hardware inventory
  • Maintain IT software catalog
  • Coordinate hardware and software deployment and installations with internal IT teams and external support vendors
  • Background, Experience and Qualifications

  • College or University degree or equivalent experience
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, requiring little direction with procurement or project coordination experience is highly desirable
  • Superior customer service experience is required to nurture positive relationships
  • Previous experience successfully interfacing with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Well organized and detail oriented, excellent time management skills with the ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills over the phone, in person, and through email.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to multitask daily projects and commitments and the ability to work independently
  • Highly motivated, action-oriented, and results driven with a positive can do’ attitude
  • Extremely high-energy, tenacious, and lots of hustle’
  • Collaborative, and comfortable in a team-oriented environment
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work outside of regular business hours
  • Comfortable working in a pet friendly environment
  • Our Ideal Candidate possesses the following Cultural Competencies :

    We are Relationship Focused!

  • In every interaction with the hospitals, we build and maintain personal connections and trust. All relationships matter regardless of different levels, functions, cultures or geography.
  • We Collaborate!

  • Different perspectives are encouraged as we look for the best way to do things. We collaborate with the hospitals and one another to ensure that all work is in the best interest of the hospital and takes into account the unique needs of each location.
  • We are externally focused on our hospitals rather than only internally focused on our processes.

    We Speak the Truth!

  • We are honest and transparent. We can question or challenge without fear of negative repercussions. We support one another and take responsibility for ourselves.
  • We are Humble!

  • We’re all in this together. There is no room for ego or hierarchy mentality here. We are unpretentious and approachable.
  • We support and appreciate one another. We regularly seek feedback without defensiveness. We reflect on our activities and the impact we have on others.

    We Take Care of the Rest!

  • We view everything we do through the lens of the hospitals. We seek to understand first. Every decision we make is based on impact to patient care, client service, and hospitals teams.
  • We do what’s best for the hospitals not just Home Office.

    Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer.

    We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    If you require accommodation, please reach out to .

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  • Pay Type Salary
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