Current postings:

Procurement Business Partner - CON001871

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK--Regina and Area-Regina
Salary Range: $35.978 - $45.084 Hourly
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SaskBuilds is home to government’s new Single Procurement Service (SPS). The new service brings procurement professionals and expertise into a single organization that is focused on excellence and service. SPS provides services to the public and other ministries that support efforts to build the economy and make a better life for all Saskatchewan people.

SaskBuilds is seeking an innovative, responsible, and results-oriented individual to join the Single Procurement Service team as a Procurement Business Partner. Based in Regina, this position will allow you to leverage your leadership skills, passion, and technical expertise with an organization that holds deep-rooted values of Respect and Integrity, Serving Citizens, Excellence, Innovation, Transparency and Fairness, and Acting as One Team.

This position will:

  • Create, implement, and maintain new procurement models, policies, and processes designed to help provincial government organizations adopt best practices and improve their procurement performance in all phases of the acquisition life cycle;
  • Research, identify, and manage all aspects of a complex competitive procurement process (RFP) including utilizing different systems or tools to complete strategic sourcing initiatives, retrieve data, identify technical and legal issues, perform financial and non-financial data analysis, and evaluate current and future trends;
  • Consult with other provinces on specific needs and work with the rules and regulations of other jurisdictions on intra-provincial procurement opportunities;
  • Develop relationships and liaise with senior ministry, agency, and Crown Corporation officials to lead them through the strategic procurement process to achieve client and government objectives;
  • Clearly and accurately explain, verbally and in writing, complex processes; interpret policy standards relating to the acquisition and contracting of services; and provide recommendations to clients to enhance knowledge and understanding of procurement policies, programs, laws, and procedures;
  • Manage contracts to ensure that both suppliers and the clients are adhering to rules and regulations, maintaining confidentiality, and completing their obligations as stated in the written contract;
  • Provide professional expertise to clients using project management methods to reach acceptable solutions for business requirements and ensuring best value procurement is achieved; and
  • Create, format, and edit a variety of documents utilizing various software applications within tight and specific time lines.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of procurement best practices, trade agreements, contract law, and contract negotiations;
  • Strong communication, relationship-building, and customer service skills to work effectively in an evolving environment; and
  • Excellent project management, problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills along with a strong attention to detail.

Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be obtained through a SCMP designation or a relevant undergraduate degree. Project management skills acquired through a project management designation (PMP or Prince2) are an asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience in complex, end-to-end procurements and working within the public sector environment is highly desirable.

What We Offer:

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension;
  • Vacation, earned days off (EDO), and other types of leave;
  • Inclusive work environments;
  • Advancement opportunities; and
  • Flexible work arrangements.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Number of Openings: 1

Closing Date: April 6, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

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