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Senior Procurement Professional

Remote (British Columbia, Canada) North Vancouver, BC

LOCATION: Remote or Hybrid in North Vancouver office

LEVEL: Senior

SALARY: $103.5K-$126K

 

As an infrastructure consultancy acting as owner’s representatives for utility and municipal clients, Maven delivers projects and services that will serve the communities where we live, work and play. And it starts with our people – motived to do our best work and make an impact.


We are looking for a Procurement Professional who can lead procurement processes in the public sector, and most importantly algins with our team core values (Safety, Wellbeing, Respect, Quality, Collaborate, Growth Mindset). This position is based remotely or from our North Vancouver office and is responsible for leading procurement for power utility projects.


Why Join Maven:

  • Grow with us – Take on new projects and share your experience with our team
  • Work on interesting projects – from system upgrades to capital infrastructure projects
  • Be supported through training, team meetings, peer coaching, and townhalls
  • Receive competitive compensation and health benefits
  • Attend staff events and contribute to our Share 1% program
  • Work in a professional, friendly, and respectful culture – named as a Best Place to Work for Inclusion and Mental Health
  • Work in a flexible and hybrid work environment – spend 2-3 days in our North Vancouver office or work remotely from home
  • Contribute to a growth-oriented business – Maven has been recognized as one of the fastest growing professional service companies in Western Canada


Responsibilities: 

  • Lead medium to high complexity procurement processes to ensure projects are delivered safely, with quality, and within budget and schedule
  • Support projects by developing project sourcing strategies, following established processes and using an understanding of public sector procurement law
  • Develop contracting plans and sound marketing documents for projects
  • Facilitate the bid, evaluation, and negotiation processes for the public bidding process
  • Perform contract management activities to ensure parties are meeting contractual obligations
  • Monitor and report on contract performance; identify issues and action to resolve working with the project team
  • Manage correspondence with suppliers on contractual documentation and file as required
  • Act as subject matter expert to provide guidance and advice to project teams in the sourcing, procurement, and management of goods and services contracts

 

Who we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 10 years in sourcing or contract management or equivalent, preferably in a public sector environment
  • Experience in infrastructure capital project sourcing and power utility projects, would be an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related or technical field, such as Supply Chain, Business, Law, Economics, Finance, Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent
  • Certificate or additional education or professional designation in Supply Chain Management, would be an asset
  • Certificate or additional education in Project Management, would be an asset
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Advanced English skills for professional environment, written and spoken


About Maven

Maven delivers infrastructure projects for communities in Western and Northern Canada as owner’s representatives. We turn client ideas and objectives into sustainable infrastructure, delivered safely, on time and on budget with Maven’s unique expertise.


The word “Maven” means, “one who is experienced or knowledgeable.” Our people are our success. We are a mid-sized firm, with have a professional and friendly team committed to our values of safety, wellbeing, respect, quality, collaborate and growth mindset.


We believe we are part of the wider community and need to do our part to contribute, ensuring a positive future for our fellow citizens. Through our Share1% program we select organizations to partner with and offer volunteer opportunities for our staff. 

 

Applications:

Email your CV and cover letter to careers@mavengroup.ca.

 

Maven is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be invited to interview based on their fit with this advertised role. Only those people legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered and only those invited to an interview will be contacted.

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