Procurement and Contract Coordinator – Ref #2022-27

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Procurement and Contract Coordinator – Ref #2022-27

Job Summary:

The Procurement and Contract Coordinator is responsible for the purchasing activities of Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority. The Procurement and Contract Coordinator will also co-ordinate purchase of assets for SLFNHA, being the vehicles and properties. The ability to speak a native language is an asset.

Who can apply: Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)

Salary Range: $71,442 to $91,949 per annum

Applicants must possess:

  • 2 or more years in a management role
  • University (Bachelor) degree in business / health administration or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of product and service purchasing as well as tendering process such as RFQ / RFP/ RFI
  • Verbal and written communication skills Detail oriented and organized
  • Flexible and able to prioritize tasks
  • Proven ability and strong commitment to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with high credibility at all levels of the organization
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, strong commitment to meeting deadlines, and solid decision-making skills
  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop the policies, procedures and forms to enable strategic plan for centralized purchasing/procurement of materials, equipment, machinery and services required for operations, projects, and capital investments
  • Ensure procurement activities achieve established goals and assist all other functions in the organization in achieving their quality, schedule and cost goals
  • Ensure required knowledge of the supply market, industry and business environment trends to provide the company with advices and identify opportunities to improve the business
  • Build external and internal business relationships to gather information, identify market and industry trends, build partnership and alliances to support and facilitate the company’s objectives and plans
  • Supervise and/or negotiate complex requests for equipment, commodities, supplies and services from suppliers and sub-contractors to acquire high quality products and services at lower costs
  • Manage negotiations with suppliers and contractors.
  • Supervision of contractors that have been contracted for various projects, to ensure contractors meet their obligations
  • Maintain a high code of ethics and conduct
  • Ensure there is a program or company budget, to assure financial goals and objectives are met by monitoring, negotiating and coordinating approvals based on signing authority limits for purchasing contracts and expenses
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of work-systems, negotiation methods, goals and objectives, management systems, teamwork, and resource management
  • Ensure effective procurement process and controls to meet the requirements and needs of SLFNHA
  • Assist in managing the fleet of vehicles and carry out the asset management of properties and contracts etc
  • Other duties shall be assigned as required

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 Immunization is a condition of employment within SLFNHA.

Closing Date: September 15th 2022 @ 4:30pm

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To apply for this job email your details to human.resources@slfnha.com

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