Procurement Coordinator

business & economic development finance & treasury
Location: County of Simcoe, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Sep 12, 2018
Closing Date: Sep 20, 2018

Job Title: Procurement Coordinator
Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time
Reference Code: 18-EXT-07-533
Closing Date: September 20, 2018
Location: Midhurst, Ontario

Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to provide general administrative and coordination support to the Corporation with a focus on the assigned Procurement Professional, PF&P Management staff and team members, and all internal procure to pay process users. The role supports all facets of the procurement cycle including planning, requests for quotes, supplier selection, purchase order placement, follow-up, expediting where required, validation and completion of receipts, invoice exception investigation and resolution, as well as statistic collection and report creation.
Position Requirements
Completion of a two (2) year Business Administration Program from a recognized community college program, with two (2) years procurement experience in an administrative capacity or four (4) years recent and related experience in public procurement with a grade 12 diploma, or equivalent education or experience.
Progress towards or completion of OPBA Certificate in Public Procurement would be beneficial.
Advanced knowledge of standard public procurement procedures and contract law, competitive processes, procurement related codes of conduct, terminology, conflict of interest issues.
Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal skills, capable of working well under pressure.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to be flexible and adapt positively to change in a fast paced environment.
Excellent written and oral business communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and an ability to learn and operate in a very fast paced, multi-functional environment where priorities will change regularly.
Ability to act independently and as part of a team.
Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Strong and accurate data entry skills including experience with (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Internet, heavy usage of SAP system).
$22.38 - $27.31 per hour (as per Collective Agreement) 
Union: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 5820, Bargaining Unit 5820.01
To Apply
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The County of Simcoe thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only
those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.
Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act (2001) and will be used to
determine eligibility for employment. The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
will provide employment accommodation upon request.