New Job Buyer In Quebec



Company : Kativik Regional Government
Salary : $43,410 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the
territory located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic
individual interested in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:


(Permanent - Full Time Position)

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director Procurement in the Administration
Department, the buyer has responsibility for, without being limited to, the following duties:

  • Execute purchases on a daily basis as per requests received from the different services;
  • Issue purchase orders to suppliers and transmit information to internal clients;
  • Follow up on purchase orders, confirm expected receiving date and transmit information
to clients;
  • Proceed in the preparation of tenders, public or by invitation;
  • Seek for best cost-efficiency for all goods and services purchased at KRG and produce
quotation analysis;
  • Search for different suppliers for KRG projects and needs and maintain a sufficient
supplier database;
  • Negotiate with suppliers for the best price and delivery of the required materials in the
correct quantity and quality.
  • Maintain and develop strong working relationships with suppliers and develop systems

to monitor and report on their performance, and corrective actions are managed in a
timely manner.

  • Participate in the logistic of all operations related to sealift orders;
  • Submit bi-annual air-cargo shipping reports;
  • Participate in the revision and implementation of procurement policy and procedures;
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with suppliers;
  • Work in close relationship with all KRG’ Departments;
  • Carry out any related tasks as requested.

The selected candidate must:

  • Possess a college degree in administration or vocational diploma in procurement or
administration (equivalent relevant work experience and education will be considered);
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in procurement (purchasing, inventory control,
  • Knowledge of purchasing, supply management and contracts concepts, procurement
practices and procedures;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Have a positive attitude and a strong customer service focus;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel) and procurement systems and
database. Knowledge of ACCPAC is a definite asset;
  • Capacity of establishing priorities and be solution oriented;
  • Be detailed-oriented, structured and able to work under pressure during peak periods;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:

Inuktitut, English and French

Place of work: Kuujjuaq
Salary: Min. $43 410 / year, Max. $73 074 / year (E-7)
Benefits*: Cost of living differential: Minimum of $8 500/year

Food allowance: Minimum of $3 707/year
Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually
Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
Group Insurance
Vacation: 20 days
Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

Please send your resume in English before 5:00 p.m., May 19, 2023 to:

Human Resources
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0
Fax: (819) 964-2975
Email: [email protected]

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec
Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.