Job Posting 86578

Manager, Procurement
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 20 days (Thu, 1 Sep)
full time  •  TBD


($84,795 - $99,759 - Annually) 


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain Services, the Manager, Procurement is responsible for managing the procurement function of construction and operations. He/She/They develops and maintains the supply chain operating infrastructure to support the goals of the Supply Chain team and its decentralized internal stakeholders.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, or other relevant field.

  • Designation in a registered Supply Management Program as an accredited Professional, or equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable experience in managing the procurement function for a complex public sector organization, including experience in establishing and implementing best practice procurement processes and procedures in a complex administrative and financial environment.

  • Considerable experience in the relevant area of procurement (i.e. construction and/or operations).

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer


  • Good knowledge and understanding of the diverse procurement requirements for a public sector organization.

  • Good understanding of supply chain processes and “total cost” concepts.

  • Considerable knowledge of cost and financial analysis.

  • Good knowledge of trends and developments in the industry and marketplace.

  • Ability to identify and develop opportunities for reducing purchasing costs/supply risk and achieving procurement efficiencies.

  • Ability to establish a high level of rapport with Commission management and staff, vendors, contractors and other service providers.

  • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate staff in a team environment.

  • Good research, analytical, problem solving, planning and organizational skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Good leadership, facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.   

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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