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Job Details

Food Purchasing Manager

Employer

Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge

Date Posted

July 21, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $21.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 20 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Part Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 20, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

Associations and non profit organizations

Budgetary Responsibility

0 - $100,000

Tasks

  • Plan, develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures
  • Assign, co-ordinate and review projects and programs
  • Manage contracts
  • Advise senior management
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

Supervision

  • 3-4 people
  • Working groups

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal Suitability

  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Variable or compressed work week
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Food Purchasing Manager is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Purchasing Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the purchasing activities of establishments, and to approve contracts, purchase orders and invoices

METHODICAL

Interest in identifying vendors of materials, equipment and supplies, in reviewing and processing claims against suppliers, and in participating in the development of specifications for equipment, products and substitute materials

social

Interest in negotiating and overseeing the negotiation of purchase contracts

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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