Job Posting 60360

Contracts Administrator
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver
closes in 25 days (Sat, 14 Mar)
full time  •  salary to be discussed


Job ID:  3293


Location:  VANCOUVER, BC







The Contracts Administrator is responsible for conducting procurement's and providing contract administration for a wide variety of products and services relating to the day-today operations of multi-unit residential buildings and to maintain the quality of the buildings. The Contracts Administrator will interpret and apply Canadian public procurement trade agreements, Acts, guidelines, BC Housing policies when making recommendations, decisions and giving direction to the Operations team on procurement strategies. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: facilitating solicitations, awarding contracts, administration of contracts, vendor management and process audits.




The successful candidate will have the following:



  • Certificate or Diploma in a relevant discipline such as, business, purchasing, contracts administration from a recognized educational institution.
  • Designation or currently completing a Supply Chain Management program or equivalent combination of training and experience.


  • A minimum of 3 years progressive experience in purchasing and contract management or equivalent technical experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Working knowledge of Canadian public procurement agreements, Acts as well as policies, directives and guidelines
  • Knowledge of building maintenance and repair, including parts and sources of supply for multi-unit residential building
  • Working knowledge of a customized ERP system, preferably JDEdwards
  • Sound practical knowledge of the rules, practices and procedures of program administration
  • Ability to plan and organize the procurement process for individual procurement and contract projects
  • Ability to develop and administer solicitations
  • Ability to resolve contractual problems
  • Ability to ensure the contract is being fulfilled and that customer service, budget, and operations are maintained throughout the contract relationship
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively across different organizational levels, functions and businesses to realize procurement goals and objectives
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and process a large volume of work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities with a high degree of accuracy while meeting prescribed deadlines
  • Ability and interest in taking initiative, being flexible, adapting to change and contributing in a team environment
  • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service to an internal customer
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage entire order from requisition to payment process
  • Proficient with advanced knowledge of computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office – Professional Version
  • Willingness and the ability to travel on BC Housing business within the Lower Mainland


  • Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.


How to Apply:


Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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