Humber College, Manager, Purchasing Services
Position Summary Under the broad direction of Director, Financial Services & Planning, the Manager, Purchasing Services is responsible for ensuring the most efficient and cost effective procurement of goods and services for College operations and capital needs. The Manager will be also be responsible for defining the strategic direction for the procurement function while developing and recommending progressive policies, procedures and practices for the College. The Manager will establish strong links and/or partnerships with internal clients, other public institutions and professional associations while promoting sustainable, environmentally and socially responsible purchasing practices for the College.
Qualifications The successful candidate will possess a 4-year degree from a recognized educational institution in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or Public Administration. Certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) and/or Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) is also required. The incumbent will have 7 years of broad experience in purchasing, especially technology and facilities-related maintenance and construction contract and tendering process. Additional qualifications include: strong knowledge of contract administration including legislation requirements, negotiation skills, superior customer service, customer relations and conflict resolutions skills and excellent team building and leadership.