sr. buyer (procurement), Toronto

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contact
randstad canada
job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
toronto, ontario
sector
technologies
job type
permanent
reference number
2235222PROEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Our client, a leader in the education industry, is looking for a Sr. Buyer to join their Procurement team on a permanent hire basis.

Their procurement team currently consists of 3 Procurement specialists who have specialized in one of the following areas:
- I/T procurement
- construction projects and facilities
- services and consulting

The Sr. Buyer will join 2 other buyers who support the 3 procurement specialists. This role will be more of a generalist and may be called upon to help with any of the 3 categories where needed. Duties include:

- Running bids and tenders
- posting publicly
- working with committees
- contract management
- contract negotiations
- vendor performance management

This person will also handle lower value acquisitions.

REQUIREMENTS:

- 3 - 5 yrs experience as a buyer in a procurement/purchasing role within the broader Public sector

- Candidates should have the following certifications or be working towards them
- CCPB - buyer designation
- SCME - supply chain management designation

- Ideal person will have a broad range of purchasing experience within the broader public sector - more of a generalist than a specialist
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