Contract and Purchasing Supervisor Job at Yukon Government – in Whitehorse, YT

Job Description

This competition is to hire 1 full-time term position, anticipatory perm, working 75 hours bi-weekly; temporary assignments will be equally considered.

The Finance and Admin unit with the Insured Health and Social Services division is seeking an experienced Contract and Purchasing Supervisor to join their team; reporting to the Manager, Finance and Administration this position is responsible for coordinating branch procurement processes and performing a variety of financial and administration support services for the Insured Health and Social Services Division.

The ideal candidate will provide:
Coordination of procurement and accounts payable processes;

Advice and supervisory support to divisional staff;

Ensure financial acts, directives, and regulations are met and authorized;

Operations and Maintenance and Capital budget knowledge, expenditures tracking, and other assistance to the division;

Supervising the maintenance of the various database and tracking sheets;

Reconciliations, preparations, reviews, and verifications of branch financial requirements.

For more information about the position, please contact Will Friesen, Manager, Finance & Administration at 867-393-6363 or [email protected]

For assistance on how to apply on this posting, please contact E-Recruitment Client Support at (867) 667-9453 or [email protected]

For all other questions on this posting, please contact Jaime Strachan, HR Consultant at [email protected]

Please do not email resumes to the email addresses above; applications will only be accepted through the E-Recruitment system. Before you apply, please make sure you are eligible by visiting our E-Recruitment website re: applications.

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications listed below – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with these essential qualifications. Note that selection for further consideration will be based on the information you provide in your resume, including the use of YG’s “month/year – month/year” formatting standard.

Coursework or training in accounting or related field

Experience with procurement within a public sector environment

Experience with accounts payable

Experience providing advice and support to divisional staff on the appropriate procedures to acquire a broad range of goods and services.

Experience interpreting legislation, financial policies, and/or directives

Experience with computerized financial management information systems such as Frontend, Quest, or similar

Experience supervising, leading, or coordinating a team, committee, or group of people in a financial setting

Candidates who have education, training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
A good understanding of accounting and financial principles

Problem solving and the ability to adapt to changes

Exceptional interpersonal skills combined with effective oral and written communication

Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

Commitment to exceptional customer service, integrity, and respect for others

Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines

Ability to work independently as well as being a team player

Aptitude for coordinating and providing leadership to divisional staff

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment: RCMP Security Clearance, WHMIS (within one month of hire)

Job Requirements: Works in an office setting, exposure to Video Display Terminal (VDT) at least 70% of the time, and requires the occasional period of overtime to meet operational deadlines.

Eligibility List

12 months

Post Date

14 October 2021

Close Date

27 October 2021

About Company

Company: Yukon Government –

Company Location:  Whitehorse, YT

Job Category:

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