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Procurement & Supply Chain Consultant


Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Status: Contract F/T

Posted On: 01/08/2013


JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking Supply Chain Project Management Consultant / Specialist to support contract resource acquisition and contract management for our Edmonton, Alberta-based government client.

 

Location

Edmonton, Alberta

 

Duration

February 4, 2013 through December 31, 2013 with possible 1-year extension (40 hours/week)

 

Responsibilities

The procurement specialist will support contract resource acquisition and contract management, as well as:

·         Utilize existing contractual agreements that may be in place to acquire resources, if those contracts address the specific requirements.

·         Prepare statements of work, RFPs, invitations to bid, etc. for procurement of contract resources.

·         Score Statement of Work (SOW) responses.

·         Provide advice on procurement approaches to ensure alignment with Government of Alberta procurement and contracting policies and procedures.

·         Schedule interviews for contract resources under consideration, prepare RFPs, evaluation plans, and final award recommendations.

·         Provide RFP interpretations to vendors by developing written responses to questions.

·         Facilitate and manage the contracting process for all procurement activities.

·         Provide contract administration and managements of contracts to ensure contracts are still within the boundaries of the contracts; e.g. maximum amount, etc.

·         Manage smaller projects.

 

Mandatory Candidate Requirements

·         Related degree or diploma

·         Demonstrated experience as a Project Manager with Procurement and Contract Management experience.

 

Desirable Candidate Requirements

Minimum of 5 years’ demonstrated experience in:

·         Experience identifying, analyzing and managing project risks on large, complex IT/business projects

·         Experience in supply chain management

·         Demonstrated strong leadership and facilitation skills related to procurement.

·         Demonstrated strong organizational skills

·         Demonstrated procurement and contract management skills.

·         Experience working in complex IT/business service delivery

·         Experience in Government of Alberta or other public sector entity procurement processes

·         Experience in developing RFPs 

·         Advanced writing abilities, communications skills and follow through (written and oral)

·         Proven ability to analyze and manage complex  interrelated contracts

 

For more information about the role, or to apply, contact Varsha Prashad at vprashad@bluepebble.ca.