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Horizon Recruitment Inc.

Procurement Specialist

Vancouver, BC
12 days ago
60 to 70 per hour

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting a search for a Procurement Specialist to assist our growing client with multiple high volume operations. This position offers a senior procurement professional an exceptional opportunity to work on complex industrial operations.


Initially a 12 month contract term, this position has the potential for long term project work.



  • Provide end-to-end procurement and contract management services including;
  • Procurement strategy and planning
  • Budget creation and project forecasts
  • Spend analysis
  • Contracting plan
  • Develop and execute highly complex competitive bid (RFx) processes that include:
  • Clearly defined scope of work
  • Key evaluation criteria and decision factors,
  • Identification of procurement and project risk factors and probability of occurrence
  • Contract formation and contract management
  • Information to assess supplier capabilities, expertise, competencies and capacity
  • Build and maintain working relationships with clients and stakeholders within the organization and guide cross-functional teams through the sourcing, negotiation and contract transitioning stages
  • Track and monitor procurement milestones to ensure deliverables are achieved as scheduled/on-time 
  • Provision of coaching/mentoring to procurement staff in the department
  • Perform contract management duties for major equipment and supply & Install contracts; including identifying contract issues and problems, working collaboratively with other departments and recommending corrective actions to ensure the proper resolution is achieved, and participating in meetings, as necessary to discuss contract issues/disputes
  • Manages vendor performance ensuring plans, metrics, and monitoring tools are in place to ensure quality, delivery, compliance to specifications, price, ethics and overall business conditions are met 
  • Manage supplier relationships



  • Ten years’ experience providing relevant procurement and contract management services 
  • Degree in related field - Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction management.
  • Experience working in large scale civil construction projects involving significant engineering, environmental, technical and safety components,
  • Experience sourcing and managing vendors for Construction services and Major equipment Suppliers.
  • Proven success with planning complex procurement strategies and contract plans 
  • Experience leading multi-discipline team in major procurement initiatives and working with large organizations 
  • Understands different procurement models and methodologies and their applications 
  • Exemplary written and oral presentation skills


  • $60-70/hr depending on experience.


**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered***

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain

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