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University of Ottawa: Buyer (Reposting)

University of Ottawa

This is a Full-time position in Montreal, QC posted November 12, 2020.

Salary(Grade:07) Hiring salary range $50298-$63,534 Position Purpose Purchases goods and services for the entire faculty or service in compliance with all relevant policies in order to support administrative, teaching and research activities.

Acts as a resource person for members of the faculty or service regarding goods and services procurement.

Essential Qualifications Postsecondary education in administration and office technology or an equivalent combination of education and work experienceMinimum two years of demonstrated experience in a similar roleKnowledge of procurement principles and practicesKnowledge of University procurement policies and procedures, and of procurement legislationKnowledge of tax and customs legislation and regulationsAbility to work under pressure and adapt to shifting prioritiesExperience purchasing supplies and scientific equipment an assetKnowledge of rules and practices in the safe transportation and handling of dangerous goodsKnowledge of federal and provincial legislation on occupational health and safety, environmental protection and the transportation of dangerous goodsExperience interpreting, explaining and applying policies and regulationsExcellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skillsExperience using computer systems and software such as Windows, purchasing software, word processing software, spreadsheets, databases, the internet and emailInitiative, self-reliance, good judgmentBilingualism English and French (oral and written) Key Competencies Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project.

Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results.

Be proactive and self-starting.

Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions.

(Visit the section ”Useful links” on the home page to read the detailed definition).Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal.

Accept and give constructive feedback.

Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.

Note All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer.

We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons.

If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

Temporary assignment or contract of 6 months, with possibility of renewal.

Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring.

All applications will be considered equally.

To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor.

Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week.

Requirements related to skills and experience are determined by the University of Ottawa, and all positions are subject to relevant laws, collective agreements, and regulations.

Please note that we will only communicate with candidates who are chosen for a preselection test or for an interview.

Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.E.

J0000-0000, in the title of your document).