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Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.
Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Term (1 year)


In support of the Procurement Services Section within the City’s Finance Department this position is responsible for performing senior level full cycle procurement work for Capital Construction Projects of a high level of complexity and technical nature. Work is performed under minimal supervision and independent judgment is exercised as required in accordance with City’s policies and procedures.

Assists in the preparation of high-level complex specifications/requirements and related documents; and preparation of criteria, in conjunction with client Departments.
Prepare and solicit tenders, proposals, and quotations, change orders and other project related administrative documents on behalf of client departments.
Facilitates interdepartmental evaluation teams through complex evaluations and to interpret and apply the laws of contract and competitive bidding to a variety of situations independently, or in conjunction with client departments.
Performs reference checks, interviews suppliers, negotiates satisfactory price discounts, terms, delivery methods and dates and related items.
Processes purchase requisitions and issues purchase orders and maintains purchase orders and contracts to reflect changes to requirements.
Drafts contracts/agreements, contract/agreement renewals, change orders, amendments, and extensions for presentation to internal clients and contractors, including other contract or project related documents, conducts complex negotiations to finalize new contracts.
Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks: including preparation of related business correspondence and reports, maintain project status updates, and compiling documents for distribution.
Maintains a variety of stakeholder relationships, be customer-service focused and adaptable with a proven track record for problem solving.
Liaises with external and internal contacts such as engineers, architects, and project managers while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Performs other duties as required.

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by completion of Year 3 of the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) program from Supply Chain Canada, or an equivalent combination of training and related experience in procurement.
Considerable knowledge of the policies and procedures governing municipal / public sector procurement.
Valid BC Driver’s license with safe driving record.

In addition, our preferred candidate will have:
Familiarity with Canadian Construction Documents such as CCDC 2, MMCD and other Tender documents.
Experience in procurement of construction related projects using methods such as Design Build, and Construction Management at Risk.
Sound experience sourcing and procuring a variety of goods and services of the type typically used in a municipal setting or a suitable combination of training and experience.
Sound knowledge of contract law, negotiation, and corporate insurance.
Excellent organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects concurrently in a time sensitive manner.
Proven communication skills, both written and verbal, thorough knowledge of procurement principles, practices and methods, contract law, risk management and business procedures.
Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Closing Date

This job will be posted until March 22, 2023.
Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community