Our Children’s Medicine is supporting Indigenous Targeted Recruitment in partnership with Canada Post.
Canada Post is currently looking for First Nations/Metis/Inuit candidates at their Head Office in Ottawa, Ontario for Purchasing Officers! This role is a part of Canada Post's accounting department.
Please note this job takes place in Ottawa, ON and only candidates who are willing to work in Ottawa should apply. Canada Post will pay a portion of relocation fees if a candidate is willing to move for this position.
The Purchasing Officer is responsible and accountable for leading, planning, conducting and controlling all aspects of procurement initiatives and activities under their signing authority and ensures these activities are in compliance with legal requirements.
Chairs supplier clarification meetings, co-ordinates clarification responses, and ensures evaluation criteria are complete and valid.
Leads and conducts proposal evaluation, evaluates and analyzes complex corporate requirements to ensure lowest life cycle costs are met.
Plans and prepares purchasing strategy for negotiations by analyzing the general economic and financial information available and summarizes complex discussions into appropriate mathematical model.
Conducts negotiations for the acquisition of goods and/or services, negotiating cost-effective solutions, mitigating risks, preparing, evaluating and negotiating contract terms, conditions and pricing within strict timeframes and developing contracts and related support documentation ensuring fully defined conditions.
Seeks input/support from client group and budget holder to ensure mutual understanding and agreement with negotiation approach and corporate targets.
Chairs bidder conferences; implements corporate policies, procedures and quality control standards, prepares business briefings to respond to management, supplier debriefings and potential legal challenges from suppliers; awards contract to successful supplier/contractor and notifies the unsuccessful, and develops contract documents.
Ensures supplier performance and all elements of the goods and/or services are delivered in accordance with the statement of requirements and/or specifications.
Monitors contract deliverables, ensure that all elements of the goods or services are delivered in accordance with the scope of work, identifies and resolves issues, between the supplier and the clients and terminates contracts for non-compliance of contractual obligations.
Educates and interprets procurement policies and procedures to clients, identifies and recommends changes, negotiates procurement timelines with clients and suppliers, analyzes and identifies opportunities to increase efficiencies, improve service and reduce costs.
Today’s Canada Post - Canada Post is an e-commerce powerhouse, delivering billions of items every year. We help small businesses grow. We enrich lives in remote communities. We connect Canadians with each other and to the rest of the world. And we do all this by providing residential and business customers with the best possible delivery experience in the country.
Our Children's Medicine is building a future Indigenous and diverse job seekers have equal access to, and are properly represented amongst Canadian businesses. Our Children's Medicine (OCM) achieves this through a dual approach focusing on employment systems and job seeker development.
OCM prides itself on holding business accountable as we work towards achieving a workforce brimming with incredible Indigenous talent, and together putting reconciliation into action.