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MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.

Procurement Contract Coordinator
Procure to Pay, Finance

About Us

MacEwan University is where caring faculty help people connect their passions to their future paths. Located in the heart of Edmonton's diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands of the Métis people, MacEwan is dedicated to delivering exceptional undergraduate learning. With a dedication to teaching excellence, informed by scholarly research, innovation, and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to human rights, environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. We are committed to creating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for all peoples, cultures, and identities.

Our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 59 programs to more than 15,000 full- and part-time students in business, communications, community and human services, design, fine and performing arts, health, humanities, natural science, nursing, public safety, and social science. Through a wide array of experiential learning opportunities, and strategic relationships in the community, we partner with others to produce graduates of stature. Along with a robust grounding in their chosen disciplines, MacEwan students are given durable life skills that prepare them to take on the world!

Opportunity

Our Finance, Procure to Pay Department is seeking for candidates for an 18-month replacement term Procurement Contract Coordinator position. This position is responsible for the coordination, administration, drafting, and completion of procurement contract documents in relation to the acquisition of goods and services required to support university operations. The successful incumbent will liaise with university stakeholders to coordinate, monitor, and report on contract elements in support of planning for new, expiring and/or renewing contracts. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Procure to Pay, the position also provides support to the Senior Advisor, Procurement and Contracts for the competitive bidding process.

This is an 18-month full-time replacement term position.

Skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to identify risk and propose strategies to mitigate same in the contracting process

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver services in a service-oriented and client-centered environment

  • High level skill in using computers including experience with standard business applications including Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel)

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a strong contributor in a team environment and able to effectively interact with all levels of management and staff

  • Experience with Contract Management Databases, preferably PeopleSoft FSCM modules (i.e. e-procurement, procurement, PO Contract)

Qualifications

  • Requires a diploma and/or certification in business administration, contract management, business law, supply chain management, procurement, or related discipline

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and trade agreements with respect to public procurement obligations is desirable

  • Knowledge and experience in applying principles of project management desirable

  • Knowledge of contract law desirable

Benefits

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

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Continuous learning culture

  • Opportunities for career growth

How to Apply

To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. If you require assistance, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca

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

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note, initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty serve as a strength of our institution and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and inclusive participation for all in our community.

Accessibility Statement

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please contact humanresources@macewan.ca and we will support you to the best of our ability.

Category Full-Time Replacement Term
Salary MSA Band E (Steps 1-5): $28.81 - $35.68 per hour
Closing Date October 22, 2021
Competition No. 21.10.160
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