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BC Public Service

ADMN O 24R - Procurement Specialist

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
69,185 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title

ADMN O 24R - Procurement Specialist

Position Classification

Administrative Officer R24




Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range

$69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Product Services

Ministry Branch / Division

Procurement Services Branch

Job Summary

Procurement Specialist
Administrative Officer R24

Amendment (Nov 21): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19 th BCGEU Main Agreement.

We currently have one (1) full-time permanent position available. An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies .

We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the province of British Columbia.

For specific information about a location, applicants should contact the hiring manager.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Your skills, confidence and initiative will be valued in this challenging role


The Ministry of Citizens' Services is a progressive and innovative organization that leads the delivery of high-speed connectivity throughout the province and supports government's public sector data security and privacy practices to ensure that British Columbians' personal information is safeguarded. The ministry strives to support excellent service to the public service and citizens of British Columbia as the digital face of government, managing the Province's real estate assets, technology systems and equipment and by leveraging procurement to increase business opportunities. The ministry delivers high-quality public services to British Columbians through a single-point-of-contact service in urban and rural communities.


The Procurement and Supply Division (PSD) within the Ministry of Citizens' Services (CITZ) partners with ministries and the broader public sector to provide expert advice and strategic planning for the best value acquisition, supply and disposal of goods and services. PSD is responsible for modernizing procurement in the Province of British Columbia while making it easier to do business with government. With a diverse team of more than 450 employees in offices and warehouses across eight B.C. cities, PSD strives to ensure partner's find best value solutions, goods and services to meet their distinct needs.


PSD is currently looking to fill one (1) vacancy to manage the procurement lifecycle for simple to complex procurement projects that may be considered high profile, high risk, high dollar value and/or politically sensitive.

The ministry approaches its work through a supportive and understanding workplace culture encouraging an open, kind and respectful work environment. Keeping people at the center means focusing on a great place to work and being an outstanding service provider. More information on the ministry services can be found on the We are CITZ video.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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, diploma, in business, commerce, procurement and contract management learning and development, risk management or law, or a related field, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience analyzing complex procurement issues, evaluating options and recommending solutions.
  • Experience in the full procurement life cycle (including planning and acquiring goods and/or services to achieve business objectives). Preference may be given to applicants with 3 or more years' experience.

Preference may be given to candidates with 1 or more of the following:
  • Experience in drafting tender solicitation documents for complex procurements that may be considered high profile, high risk, high dollar value and/or politically sensitive.
  • Experience in public procurement policy and Government procurement practices.
  • With professional accreditation such as the PMP and/or SCMP designations or those that have completed some or all courses of the BC Government's Procurement and Contract Management Program (PCMP).

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 - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

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
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians