Procurement Officer , Outside Cree Territory
Under the general direction of the Director of Capital Works and Services and the immediate supervision of the Manager of Capital Assets, the Procurement Officer is responsible for directing the purchasing and procurement functions at the Cree Nation Government (CNG) to minimize the overall purchasing costs without compromising quality or reliability of supplies.
Purchasing and Procurement Responsibilities
Participate in the development of the CNG's overall supply and logistics strategy.
Assist in developing purchasing budgets, plans, policies, systems, and procedures.
Assist in minimizing the CNG's overall purchasing costs without compromising quality or reliability of supplies.
Provide information to help in the development of purchasing budgets, plans, policies, systems, and procedures.
Select and negotiate with approved vendors and place purchase orders in response to service or material requirements (quantity and timing).
May assist in evaluating and negotiating important supplier and vendor relationships to secure terms that are in the CNG's best interest.
Contract Management Responsibilities
Responsible for the review and administration of long-term purchase contracts.
Responsible for communicating with contracting parties on all aspects concerning fulfillment of contractual obligations.
Collaborate in drafting and applying memorandums of agreement.
Assets Management and Inventory Control Responsibilities
Ensure that methods and procedures for the receiving, handling, classifying, storage, shipping, distribution and transportation of goods are followed and updated.
Ensure that methods and procedures relating to the inventory control of movable assets are followed and updated.
Oversee service contracts and ensure the clauses are respected.
Conduct analyses to obtain the best possible prices for supplies.
Perform other related tasks as requested by the Director of Capital Works and Services/ Manager of Capital Assets.