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Procurement Specialist (Term Position)

Posted: 02/09/2020

Procurement Specialist (Term Position)

The Opportunity:

Our Finance & Assessment department is recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to join their team for a term assignment. The Procurement Specialist is a senior level position in a 3-person branch that is primarily responsible for coordinating and administering the capital project competitive bidding process, including research and development of requirements, determining the appropriate tender process, document development, bid process initiation and administration, response evaluation and award recommendation. This incumbent is required to understand and explain the procurement process, various sourcing strategies and the contracting process to managers and staff and perform contract analysis throughout the contract life cycle. In addition to capital project procurement, the position will also participate in the procurement of maintenance and minor construction type projects and will assist with the purchase of standard goods and services when necessary. 

The individual we are looking for is diplomatic, has strong interpersonal skills and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment. This position will draw on a candidate’s ability to multi-task, negotiate, and deliver great service to their customers. An analytical person with great verbal communication, strong writing skills and initiative will be a great fit for this role.

This is a term assignment from March - December 31, 2020.


• University degree in a related field with a specialization in Supply Chain Management or Procurement, OR, A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, OR, A Certified Public Procurement Officer designation. 
• Five (5) years of related professional level experience (e.g. drafting, issuance, evaluation and award of tenders for a wide variety of goods, services, and construction)
• Municipal or Public Sector experience is preferred.
• Must be proficient using Microsoft Office and have previous experience with an automated purchasing system (Agresso preferred).

Hours of Work:

We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off [RDO] every two weeks).


$75,985 - $93,520 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Candidates applying for this competition may be considered for future opportunities. Those candidates that do not meet the full qualifications at this time may be considered for opportunities at a lower classification. 

Please apply at

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post. Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

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