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Annapolis Valley Regional School Board Purchasing Manager CC#170601 Full Time in Nova Scotia

Annapolis Valley Regional School Board

Branch NS CA

Position:
Purchasing Manager CC#170601
Location:
Nova Scotia

Minimum of three (3) years managing staff, preferably in the supply management field. The Purchasing Manager will lead and direct the strategic procurement of…

Purchasing Manager

        • Full-Time (100%) – 12 Months/Year

          Non-Union Position

          Competition # 17-06-01

          Reporting to the Director of Financial Services, the Purchasing Manager is a member of the Board’s Financial Services Management Team and is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of the Board’s procurement processes and management of the procurement staff. The Purchasing Manager will lead and direct the strategic procurement of all goods, services and construction for the School Board focusing on optimal value, budget considerations, best practices, compliance with Board and government policies and regulations and management of risks.

          Qualifications:

          • Professional, supply chain or other industry accreditation (i.e. SCMP; PSPP) (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
          • Bachelor of Commerce or similar business degree or equivalent experience
          • Minimum of five (5) years of procurement experience, preferably in the public sector
          • Minimum of three (3) years managing staff, preferably in the supply management field

          Competencies:

          • Experience with ERP (SAP would be an asset)
          • Well-developed decision-making and creative problem solving abilities
          • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality
          • Sound understanding and demonstrated application of ethical business practices
          • Excellent organizational, time-management and problem solving skills
          • Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
          • Excellent leadership, supervisory and team building skills
          • Advanced computer skills including (but not limited to) Word, Excel, Outlook

          Interested applicants must apply electronically through this Online Careers Page for Nova Scotia School Boards. Interested applicants must attach a resume with a concise covering letter highlighting the most relevant qualifications and experience. The names of at least three (3) professional references must be included, two (2) of whom must be recent supervisors able to address professional competency. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted .

          SALARY RANGE: $56, 953 – $71, 190

          START DATE : April 3, 2017

          CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS : Monday, February 27, 2017 at Midnight

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: , NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23
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