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Buyer

Department: Material Resource Group – Procurement & Contract Services Effective Date: January 2004
Grade: USG 7-8 Reports to: Mng,Procurement & Contact Serv

General Accountability

This position is accountable to the Manager, Procurement & Contract Services to provide specialized contract management services for the university including planning, administering and managing major supplier contracts and providing advice, guidance and training in contract management and procurement to University clients.

Nature and Scope

Statistical Data

The Procurement & Contract Services department endeavours to work with Faculty, Staff and Students to undertake contracts and purchases in excess of 60 Million dollars worth of goods and services each year.  Our objective is to add value and professional expertise to each acquisition

The incumbent will have sole discretion in negotiating and administering approximately 1500 purchase orders and contracts valued at less than $25 000.00.  The incumbent will be the lead in numerous request for quote and proposal processes, manage approximately 1000 suppliers and 6 systems contract enterprises and work as one of a team of 10 to meet the needs and requirements of the campus community.

Specific Accountabilities

Working Conditions