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BC Public Service

ADMN O 21R - Contract Procurement Specialist

Victoria, BC
4 days ago
60,998 to 69,422 per year
Posting Title
ADMN O 21R - Contract Procurement Specialist

Position Classification
Administrative Officer R21


Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$60,998.61 - $69,422.06 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Financial Services Branch/CSNR Division

Job Summary

Contract Procurement Specialist
Administrative Officer 21

This is a temporary opportunity until March 31, 2023 and may be extended or become permanent upon mutual agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

Corporate Services for the Natural Resource Ministries (CSNR) serves the five natural resource ministries (Agriculture, Food and Fisheries; Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation; Environment and Climate Change Strategy; Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation). CSNR is a unique corporate services organization providing services for approximately 6,200 natural resource ministry employees in over 120 locations throughout the province. These services include all aspects of financial planning, budget management, financial operations, strategic human resources, and facilities and asset management. CSNR's vision is to be a trusted partner sharing in the success of the natural resource ministries.

The position provides procurement policy and guidance on all phases of the procurement life-cycle. This position is client service focussed and may involve project work including new initiatives, online resource material development and delivery of training.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree or diploma in business administration, public administration, law, or supply chain management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of three years of recent (within the last eight years) experience in procurement and contract management.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in providing dependable and responsive client service.

Preference may be given for experience in one or more of the following:
  • Creating Presentations and/or facilitating training.
  • Running and analyzing corporate reports.
  • Providing client services across multiple stakeholders (e.g. ministries, departments, organizations).
  • Corporate computer systems (e.g., BC Bid, CAS, CFS, iProcurement).
  • Government transfers, and knowledge of PS 3410 Public Sector Accounting Standard on government transfers.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO -
Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category
Administrative Services