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E2307 - Purchasing Manager (Full Time)

E2307 - Purchasing Manager (Full Time)

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: E2307
Title: Purchasing Manager (Full Time)
Department: Finance
Duties: The City of Chilliwack is home to more than 100,000 residents and offers a wide range of services to best serve the population. Our municipality takes great pride in our focus on providing excellent service to our citizens and we are looking for a like-minded person to join our team.

If you are a confident and professional individual interested in leading a dynamic team as the Purchasing Manager then this opportunity is for you. In this Exempt Management position, you will report to the Director of Finance and oversee a team of experienced professionals.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, a supportive team-oriented work environment and opportunities for professional development.
Education: The ideal candidate should have a Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation through the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and five years of progressive experience with a focus on management of the Purchasing function
Skills: You are a strong, decisive leader with excellent communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with elected officials, the public, external agencies and all levels of staff. You have knowledge of purchasing principles, administrative practices and techniques as applied to municipal purchasing. You are able to decisively approve expenditures to ensure the efficient and effective acquisition of supplies and equipment in compliance with applicable legislation, City’s Bylaws and Council Policies.

This position requires a valid BC driver’s license.
Hours: Standard hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2023-10-17 04:30 PM
Posted: 2023-09-19
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