Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Senior Buyer - 12 month + contract

CA-BC-Vancouver
Job ID
2017-2021
Category
Procurement

Overview

As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting project opportunities, we seek a Senior Buyer to join our Vancouver team based on our client site in Richmond on an initial 12 month contract with a high potential for an extension or conversion to permanent.

 

Do you consider yourself an expert in construction procurement modules? Do you have the ability to develop complex procurement strategies? Do you consider yourself a strategic partner to the client and someone that brings real solutions to complex procurement problems?

 

As a Senior Buyer you will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding and working knowledge of complex construction specific procurement models and sourcing strategies. You will have expert knowledge in tendering and equipment packages and hold 10+ years industry experience in construction procurement, contract management and administration for medium to large scale building and facilities capital projects.

 

As a Senior Buyer at Collier Project Leaders you will take responsibility for excellence in service delivery, managing procurement and contract assignments to our client’s satisfaction and marketing the company’s services.  Our Senior Buyer achieves project success through their client focused approach to procurement and contracts delivery, meeting the client’s construction project objectives at all times. 

 

Who We Are

 

Colliers Project Leaders:

 

We lead building and infrastructure projects. Our Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing -- so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.

 

With over 550 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offer a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision.

 

Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,000 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries

Responsibilities

What you’ll get to do as a Buyer at Colliers Project leaders

  • Liaise with client business units and assist with developing strategies for the procurement of consulting services, construction services, materials and other goods and services.
  • Coordinate, prepare, and issue tender documents, requests for proposals, contracts, purchase orders, change orders, and other contract or project related administrative documents.
  • Evaluate bids and proposals, negotiate with vendors, and obtain client approvals.
  • Manage all administration from original requirements to contract close-out, to keep paper moving.
  • Ensure that all documents and processes are in compliance with the clients purchasing policies, guidelines and follow operational procedures.
  • Maintain regular status reports, tracking log updates, schedule updates, and other related documents.
  • Develop client relationships in a manner consistent with Colliers Project Leaders client centric approach.

Qualifications

What you’ll need to be successful

  • 10+ years industry experience in construction procurement, contract management and administration for medium to large infrastructure and facilities capital projects
  • Experience working in a fast paced, time sensitive environment
  • Professional designations such as CCCA, SCMP, P.Eng., AIBC, PMP  or equivalent is an asset
  • Advanced working knowledge in supply chain management methodologies and ability to identify areas of improvement
  • Exceptional computer skills and a high level of competence with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) 

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