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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA: Buyer

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted September 10, 2020.

Salary(Grade:08) Hiring salary range $55264-$69,807 Position Purpose Makes purchases linked to various procurement projects, more specifically in the field of construction, renovations and building maintenance.

Informs and advises users throughout the procurement process and the steps in the automated purchasing system (ERP).

Essential Qualifications Knowledge of procurement usually acquired through postsecondary studies or an equivalent combination of experience and education.Two years of procurement experience in the field of construction and building maintenance.Proven negotiation skills.

Organizational and planning skills.Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams.Sense of teamwork and co-operation.Knowledge of standards and laws governing internal trade in Ontario and their application to public institutions (Agreement on Internal Trade, broader public sector, taxes, duties, etc.).Good analytical and business skills.Ability to under pressure and to multitask.Knowledge of routine procurement and control system operations and procedures (including e-commerce).

Knowledge of financial systems and Microsoft Office.

Bilingualism English/French (spoken and written).

Key Competencies Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project.

Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results.

Be proactive and self-starting.

Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions.

(Visit the section ”Useful links” on the home page to read the detailed definition).Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal.

Accept and give constructive feedback.

Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.

Note All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer.

We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons.

If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

Contract of approximately 36 months, with possibility of renewal.

Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring.

All applications will be considered equally.

Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week.

Requirements related to skills and experience are determined by the University of Ottawa, and all positions are subject to relevant laws, collective agreements, and regulations.

Please note that we will only communicate with candidates who are chosen for a preselection test or for an interview.

Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.E.

J0000-0000, in the title of your document).