Procurement Specialist III

locationEdmonton - Alberta (AB),

atAlberta Health Services

Estimated salary $19.43 an hour

Job Description:

Your Opportunity:

The Procurement Specialist III is a professional position in the Contracting, Procurement and Supply Management (CPSM) Department. This position is responsible for coordinating all activities relating to the competitive bidding process, preparing contract documents, assisting with contract implementations/conversions, and assisting with contract management matters. The Procurement Specialist III will have a general body of knowledge relating to commercial business practices, will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, strong group facilitation and project management skills, and should be familiar with sourcing and contracting practices. The position will develop and execute plans for competitive bidding and contracting activity for contracts within their assigned category of goods/services (e.g. clinical service contracts, community & continuing care contracts, clinical/surgical supplies & devices, non-clinical products, pharmaceuticals, equipment, consulting agreements, construction agreements, and other commercial business agreements ) working in concert with AHS program groups and CPSM functional areas.


As a Procurement Specialist III, you will showcase your excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with staff and external vendors. You will develop new contracts and contract amendments that create value and mitigate risk to AHS. You will be responsible for coordinating all activities related to the competitive bidding process including RFx

evaluations preparing contract documents, assisting with contract implementations and managing contracts within their assigned categories in compliance with AHS procurement processes, policies and guidelines.

  • Classification: Procurement Specialist III
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: Corp AHS.Purchasing
  • Primary Location: Seventh Street Plaza
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 31-AUG-2020
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 10-SEP-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $39.11
  • Maximum Salary: $46.22
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of post-secondary degree in Business or Supply Management.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Post-secondary degree with relevant work experience or medical experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred is an undergraduate degree in business, supplemented by additional business training. Some experience in project coordination, commercial business dealings, contracting, contract management, quantitative and qualitative analytics, and work-group leadership. Experience in commercial business deals an asset. At least 3 years’ experience in a professional contracting role in a commercial business setting. Healthcare and supply chain experience is an asset.

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