Sunday , April 14 2024

Toronto Transit Commission Careers – Procurement Specialist

Website Toronto Transit Commission

Job Description:

Conducts activities associated with the procurement of specific goods/services at the lowest possible price, consistent with the specified quality in the required time; performs procurement activities according to TTC policies, departmental procedures/guidelines, industry practice and professional standards; provides expertise in handling complex contracts for major commodities, services and consultant type contracts (i.e., electricity, diesel fuel, natural gas, advertising, information technology requirements, human resources, legal, etc.).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the procurement of goods and services necessary for the TTC’s operations at the lowest possible cost consistent with the specified quality in the required time.
  • Prepare competitive tender/proposals for goods and services, development of evaluation criteria for proposals, evaluations of commercial submissions and recommendations for contract awards.
  • Prepare responses to and correspondence with contractors and consultants regarding contractual and commercial matters.
  • Contribute to reports, briefing notes or status updates on diverse matters relating to the section’s activities such as procurement, contract administration, inventory control, inspection visits, or projects.
  • Prepare and issue contract documents for the procurement of goods and services, standard letters, purchase orders and procurement tender/proposal documents.
  • Promotes a respectful work and service environment that supports diversity, inclusion, and is free from harassment and discrimination. Provides leadership in the development and implementation of inclusive and accessible policies, programs and/or services for employees and customers in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies.
  • Locate and develop alternate sources of supply for goods and services, particularly for single source items to increase competition and reduce costs of goods/service purchased.
  • Review the client’s scope of work, specifications and requirements to ensure that prerequisites have been provided (e.g., budget/project approval, estimate, schedule, technical details, etc.).
  • Liaise with user departments, vendors and other transit organizations to provide guidance and advice regarding commercial, financial and contractual matters.

Job Requirements:

  • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals
  • Audit systems, processes, and products
  • Communicate in a variety of mediums
  • Exposure in the Transit industry would be an asset.
  • Computer literate (excel, word) with working knowledge of relevant computer based materials management systems
  • Apply analytical skills
  • Familiarization of public sector procurement would be an asset.
  • Use office technology, software and applications

Job Details:

Company: Toronto Transit Commission

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Greater Toronto Area, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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