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Buyer - Purchasing Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by Fort McKay First Nation

  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $75,000.00 to $80,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 24, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Fort McKay First Nation

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Membership in a provincial purchasing management association
  • Membership in the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada
  • Membership in the Canadian Institute

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Electronic mail
  • Database management
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Project

Work Setting

  • Private sector
  • Business services

Specific Skills

  • Review quotations
  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
  • Monitor progress of delivery schedules
  • Invite tenders
  • Establish delivery schedules
  • Develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
  • Determine contract terms and conditions
  • Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
  • Consult with suppliers
  • Assess requirements of establishment

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jan 24, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Buyer - Purchasing is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Purchasing Agents and Officers
NOC code: 1225
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to establish delivery schedules and to monitor progress

DIRECTIVE

Interest in negotiating or determining contract terms and conditions and in awarding supplier contracts or recommending contract awards; may hire, train and supervise purchasing clerks

social

Interest in contacting clients and suppliers to resolve problems

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 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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