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Procurement Manager Employer: City of Flin Flon Location: Flin Flon, MB Application Deadline: March 22, 2019

Job Description:

The City of Flin Flon is a community that positively embraces change while ensuring the rich heritage of the community is maintained. It is an inclusive, thriving community that recognizes the importance of community engagement and will foster opportunities for a clean natural environment to ensure that Flin Flon is a desirable location to live, work and explore. We are seeking an individual that wants to participate in the engaging unique lifestyle that this community offers to its residents.

The City of Flin Flon is looking for a positive, energetic, responsible individual who has a passion for quality and accuracy along with a strong background in the area of purchasing and inventory controls. This individual will work closely with Senior Management and all employees to assist in the planning, negotiating, costing, development and implementation of products, services and controls using a variety of industry best practices, personal experience, strongly developed skills and current technologies. You will assist with the development of the strategies, policies and future direction of the city to ensure that we remain competitive while demonstrating a strong commitment to continuous improvement.

This position requires strong supervisory skills and will work directly with the Chief Administrative Officer. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be required to work harmoniously with all other departments to the benefit of the organization and community as a whole. This position is an exciting opportunity for the right person looking for an opportunity to be involved in all areas of an organization to promote change and bring long-term sustainability to a dynamic workplace.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years demonstrated experience required (sourcing product, contract writing and review)
    • Valid Driver’s license
    • Preference given to individuals enrolled in or completed SCMP (formerly PMAC) or any other related education, designations or experience.
    • Knowledge of specific purchasing practices:
    o Costing and pricing methodology
    o Inventory and operations control
    o Contract documents and specifications
    o Procurement rules and regulations
    o Transportation and Logistics
    • Demonstrated strong negotiating skills, decision making and diplomacy skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional skills in organization, record maintenance, multitasking
    • Knowledge and function of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
    • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals
    • Experience with iCity (Vadim) is preferred but not required

Direct Applications To:

Chief Administrative Officer
20 First Ave.
Flin Flon, Manitoba
R8A 0T7

Tel: 204-681-7503

Fax: 204-681-7530

Application Deadline: March 22, 2019