Senior Purchasing Analyst

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Finance Department
Branch: Procurement Office
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 12 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: January 03, 2019
Date Closing: January 31, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Procurement Operations, is responsible for analyzing, developing and administering improved systems, methods and procedures in the Region’s procurement and disposal processes; purchasing goods and services; providing consultation to user Departments; assisting in the implementation of computerized purchasing systems; coordinating all phases of the procurement bid process for complex information technology and construction projects; and reviewing technical specifications, drawings, and associated documents to ensure that they meet requirements.


•Successful completion of a Community College diploma in Business Administration or related discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum three (3) years related purchasing experience, including experience developing and coordinating the formation, review and evaluation or RFP’s for professional and contracted services.
•Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) or Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation.
•Demonstrated experience in coordinating all aspects of tender processes, analysis of bid documents and recommendations for complex projects.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
•Knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing inventory and construction contracts with emphasis on the development of purchasing programs, standards and regulations.
•Knowledge of municipal policies, purchasing legislation and by-laws.
•Demonstrated negotiation and consulting skills to ensure quality goods and services are procured in accordance with all requirements.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and in PeopleSoft purchasing module and eProcurement or the equivalent.
•Analytical skills and attention to detail to ensure accuracy with respect to review of tender documents.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgement and discretion when dealing with confidential information and responding to inquiries.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by January 31, 2019, quoting competition #22949. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$43.87 - $47.69 per hour. This is a Union position.

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