The Department of Infrastructure (INF) provides high quality services to the public and Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) departments, boards and agencies including the planning, design, construction, acquisition, operation and maintenance of public transportation infrastructure and the buildings, works and equipment required for the GNWT to deliver its programs and services.
INF makes essential petroleum products available for sale to the public where these products are not provided by the private sector, and promotes the development and increased use of energy efficient technologies.
INF also regulates electrical and mechanical safety services and licenses individuals and vehicles operating in the territory.
For more information please refer to the Department of Infrastructure website at
The Procurement Specialist is a member of the Procurement Shared Services team in providing professional and valued added services in the procurement of goods and services on behalf of departments, boards and agencies throughout the GNWT, along with providing advice on tendering, contracting, contract administration and contract management.
The Procurement Specialist is responsible to provide professional, efficient and effective procurement and contracting services for all GNWT departments supported by the Procurement Shared Services function, in accordance with Agreement on Internal Trade, GNWT legislation, procurement policies, guidelines, procedures, land claim agreements, Memorandum of Understandings, industry best practices and laws of contracting.
Key knowledge, skills and abilities :
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by :
Progressive experience (2-3 years) in supply chain management, procurement, contract management and administration in the public or private sector, combined with a Diploma in Commerce or Business.
Course work through the Purchasing Management Association of Canada PMAC to Level 4 status.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Note : If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via email.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 18825
Closing Date : August 14, 2020 - 23 : 59, Mountain Time
The salary range for this position is from $43.51 per hour to $51.98 per hour (approximately $84,845.00 - $101,361.00) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.00.