Buyer - District of Saanich
DISTRICT OF SAANICH
Permanent Full Time Position
Purchasing Services is seeking a Buyer to provide procurement services to municipal departments in accordance with the commitment to ensure best value for money expended on goods, services and construction. The Buyer will provide advice and guidance on purchasing issues and the contracting process while considering Saanich policies, Canadian and International Contract Law, Trade Agreement rules and obligations, and best practices.
The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of all procurement methods (sourcing, selecting and evaluating), competitive bidding laws of Canada, contract formation, logistics, transportation, quality management, inventory management, and whole-life costing.
Requirements include: Grade 12 graduation or equivalent; certificate or one year post-secondary education in related field (Business Administration, Finance); diploma of Supply Management from the Supply Chain Canada; minimum three years of purchasing experience, preferably in a public environment and a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $34.70 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. This posting will remain open until a successful candidate is selected. Please apply by quoting competition 21004 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. In addition to the interview process, testing will also be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.