New Job Associate Corporate Buyer In Ontario



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Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

    Job ID: 37519
    Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Purchasing
    Division & Section: Purchasing & Materials Management, Purchasing Client Services
    Work Location: City Hall, 100 Queen St W.
    Job Type & Duration: Full-Time, Permanent Vacancy
    Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $34.48 - $37.78
    Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
    Affiliation: L79 Full-time
    Number of Positions Open: 1
    Posting Period: 03-May-2023 to 17-May-2023

Major Responsibilities:
  • Assists Corporate Buyers and Senior Corporate Buyers in the development of competitive procurement processes.
  • Assists in the preparation of product specifications descriptions/scope of work.
  • Edits and processes requisitions.
  • Conducts invitational call process in accordance with the Purchasing By-laws, Policies and Procedures.
  • Confers with suppliers regarding delivery, quality, etc., to ensure that divisional and specification requirements are met.
  • Operates the City's automated purchasing system to process purchasing requirements (e.g. purchase orders, quotation requests, proposal calls, etc.), and to update and retrieve purchasing information.
  • Evaluates summary of bids and ensures that specifications, policies and mandatory requirements are met, and forwards to buyer or senior buyer for review.
  • Processes purchase order amendments and contract renewals.
  • Prepares purchase orders and related documentation (e.g. price agreements, correction sheets, etc.) from quotations, tenders and proposals.
  • Assists in the review and follow up of non-competitive procurement requests for divisions.
  • Maintains databases and retrieval systems for records/documents.
  • Responds to inquiries requiring in-depth knowledge of the operational area/function.
  • Prepares administrative reports and associated correspondence.

Key Qualifications:
  • Possessing or in pursuit of a certificate from a recognized Purchasing program or an approved equivalent of education and/or experience.
  • Practical purchasing related experience, preferably in a municipal environment.
  • Experience working with Purchasing related policies and procedures (e.g., purchase orders, quotation requests)
  • Experience working with computerized purchasing systems (i.e., SAP, Ariba).
  • Considerable experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

You must also have:
  • Knowledge of the City's purchasing policies and procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communications, with demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service
  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving and multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines, handle competing priorities
  • Ability to work independently, as required
  • Ability to work additional hours as operational demands require, i.e., year-end or other peak periods
  • Good knowledge of the products and services used by the City and designated Agencies and Corporations, an asset

City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City's Internal Job Posting Portal.

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