MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Procurement Contract Coordinator
Expense Procurement and Contract Services (EPACS)

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.


The Procurement Contract Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and administration of the procurement contracting and related processes for the acquisition of goods and services required to support university operations.

As a member of the EPACS team, this position will liaise with university stakeholders to draft and develop contract documents incorporating stakeholder requirements into approved procurement contract templates; coordinate and administer the PeopleSoft contract database including collection, input and reporting of contract metrics; facilitate the development of key contract management indicators and/or vendor performance metrics; participate in supplier evaluation initiatives; conduct market research and advise management on contract renewal related risks and opportunities; prepare correspondence as related to the contract award and/or competitive bidding processes, and; facilitate the competitive bid process, within an assigned portfolio, by developing and administering related documents and leading the process from bid solicitation to contract execution.


The successful candidate will possess excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and analytical skills, superior attention to detail, ability to operate with independence and take initiative to provide proactive and effective client-centered support,
knowledge of project management methodologies with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to work as a strong contributor in a team environment able to effectively interact with all levels of management and staff.

Position Requirements

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in contract management, procurement and/or purchasing preferably within a public-sector environment and experience in an ERP application environment, preferably with operational knowledge of PeopleSoft FSCM modules for procurement, e-procurement and contract management.


This position requires a diploma and/or certification in business administration, contract management, business law, supply management or related discipline.


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca. 

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full Time Continuing
Salary $52,434 - $76,240
Closing Date March 16, 2018
Competition No. 18.02.31

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