Senior Purchasing and Inventory Management Analyst

business & economic development finance & treasury
Posted On: Sep 3, 2019
Closing Date: Sep 17, 2019
 
Department:    Finance
Division:    Purchasing Services and Stores
Position:    Senior Purchasing and Inventory Management Analyst
    
NOTE:
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
   
 
This is an 18-month contract opportunity, working 35 hours per week.
 
Purpose:
 
Reporting to the Director, Purchasing Services & Stores this role will support the implementation of key objectives and projects by assisting in the creation of improved processes and procedures, performing the required analysis, and assisting in best practice review to ensure the Region continues to provide goods and services at desired levels of service in compliance with legislation and the Purchasing By-Law.
 
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will have a degree or diploma in business, accounting, supply chain management or equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years’ progressive experience in financial analysis, procurement, project management and inventory management. A CPA, MBA designation or certification from a Professional Purchasing Program (CPPB, CPPO designation or equivalent) is an asset. Must possess knowledge of project planning and co-ordination, strategic planning and non-financial and financial performance measurement practices. A sound background in procurement policies and practices in a government environment would be an asset as well as knowledge of Federal/Provincial legislation/regulations and policies affecting the program delivery of municipal activities. Strong project team co-ordination skills, communication skills and proven experience dealing with internal controls in a multifaceted environment is an asset. Preference will be given to applicants with strong experience in project management and policy development. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
 
Working Conditions:
Travel between Regional office locations may be required on a limited basis. Incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.
 
Duties:
  • Lead and coordinate projects to conceptualize, plan, develop and recommend policy and process standards to identify opportunities for improvement and create a consistent standard for the Division.
  • Plan and coordinate delivery of projects (prepare project charters, prepare project plans, coordinate project tasks for team members, participate in project tasks, coordinate and lead meetings, perform all team communications, liaise with external consultants where required).
  • Provide recommendations to ensure the Region maintains strong internal controls and follows best practices for both Purchasing and Inventory processing and reporting.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate policies and evaluate applicability to the Division and customers.
  • Gather and analyze information and data; prepares presentations, impact and options analysis.
  • Support the Division through the implementation of recommendations and/or updated to policies, system tools etc.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Posted:
September 3, 2019
Posting Expires:
September 17, 2019
Posting #:
F-313-19
 
 
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
 
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.
 
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