YVR is a place of connection, bringing together people, places and cargo while ensuring a safe and efficient experience for everyone. The Supply Management Team is a value-added, solutions partner to YVR’s business operations.

Position overview

The Supply Management team is looking for a full-time, permanent Buyer who is keen to take on the initiative and contribute to managing & exploiting changing business conditions to deliver the best value procurement to the organization.Reporting to the Manager, Supply Management, the successful candidate will perform procure-to-pay processes including conducting procurements of intermediate complexity and reviewing purchase requests and purchase orders. You will also support Senior Buyers on higher complexity RFx’s, strategic procurements, and contract management initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop, evaluate, and execute contract strategies to achieve best value procurement for the organization• Perform business intelligence analysis to guide and support business units for strategic and tactical procurement initiatives

• Build and manage successful relationships with vendors and support vendor performance management• Source and procure goods and services using a competitive process including preparing RFx documents and administrating entire procurement process through online bidding platform (Bonfire)

• Negotiate with vendors and prepare various agreements using template documents• Work with client groups as well as supporting business units such as Finance, Legal, and Operations to drive the procurement process

Key Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years of diverse procurement experience in a fast-paced and complex environment, supplemented by a 2-year post-secondary diploma or certificate in Business or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

• Currently enrolled in or hold a professional designation in Supply Chain Management (SCMP), Certified in Production and inventory Management (CPIM) or CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP)• Proven experience with ERP software system, Oracle or Maximo is preferred

• A strong understanding of full-cycle procurement and public sector procurement procedures• Highly skilled at building and managing relationships with internal/external stakeholders• Excellent communication and leadership skills in managing cross functional teams and projects

This position is open to both Vancouver Airport Authority employees and external applicants. Previous job performance will be taken into consideration for all internal candidates that apply for this position.

Salary Range: Band 7, $72,008 to $94,115 per annum, based on a 37.5-hour work week. This is individually tailored to reflect your unique experience, qualifications and internal equity.Who We AreYVR is more than just an airport.

We connect our beautiful province and all it has to offer to the world. We are all leaders and trailblazers for change and innovation, so no matter the department or team you’re a part of, the work you do matters.At YVR, we are flexible in everything we do. We will work together to find ways to deliver customer excellence that helps us all thrive. We strive to provide an environment that reflects the diversity of our communities, allowing us to better serve them.

Whatever your background and wherever you’re from, you belong at YVR. We want to make sure you truly belong and help you reach your full potential. If you have any questions about accessibility or require any assistance applying, please reach out at careers@yvr.ca.

Join us on this journey as we continue to transform our airport to better serve our communities.

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To apply: Visit https://careers.yvr.ca/en