Procurement Specialist – IT Solutions and Services

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Government - Provincial
Type:
Contract
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta
Job ID:
#156570
Recruiter:

Our Public Sector client is looking for a qualified Procurement Specialist with experience in IT Solutions and Services.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Develop procurement and contracting documentation most suitable to ensure business objectives are met through a transparent, fair and efficient open procurement process. 
  • Assist with the development of recommendations including providing details of resource requirements, dependencies, interdependencies, policy implications pertaining to the procurement and contracting methodology to be applied. 
  • Produce and package procurement deliverables for presentation to various internal support teams, steering committee, and other project stakeholders. 
  • Manage the procurement aspects of multiple projects, project managers and project governance. 
  • Collaborate with business and IT leadership to develop a well-defined project plan that clearly states the project’s objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, resource requirements, risks, benefits and budget in relation to the procurement process. 
  • Document and report project status against established objectives, milestones, budget and resources and facilitate tracking and closure of issues in relation to the procurement process. 
  • Support the development of project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans for completion of project tasks in relation to the procurement process. 
  • Provide guidance to project resources in establishing work priorities and prompt delivery of project tasks as they relate to the procurement and contracting processes.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience providing procurement specialist services including evaluation of responses, and management of Request for Proposals and procurement processes within a public sector or large organization
  • Experience in public sector procurement processes including an understanding of trade agreements and competitive bid law
  • Experience in business writing and communications for Executive or Senior Management.
  • Experience with procurement processes for IT solutions and services (such as Requests for Information – RFI, Request for Comments – RFC, Request for Proposals – RFP, Request for Quotations – RFQ) in public sector
  • Experience with contract negotiations.

 

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