Sourcing Specialist and Category Lead - Calgary Cancer Project | (KQH032)

Sourcing Specialist and Category Lead - Calgary Cancer Project | (KQH032)

15 May
Alberta Health Services

15 May

Alberta Health Services


The Sourcing Specialist and Category Lead - Calgary Cancer Project will lead the contract development/negotiation/writing process consulting with various AHS departments to ensure the structure of contractual arrangements with vendors impact operations in a positive manner, specifically, improve operations and mitigate risks to the organization, while containing costs. The work product that this individual is required to produce is expected to be of high quality, with attention to detail, as for the consequences of the work product will impact budgets. Sourcing/Contracting and creating documents that bind AHS to contractual commitments.

A component of this work includes knowledge sharing sessions which involves the development of educational tools/resources for purposes of facilitating periodic training sessions for contracting staff relating to industry best practices in competitive bidding and contracting. This position will also have a role with project management that extends into planning of Sourcing/Contracting initiatives as it specifically relates to the Calgary Cancer Project building fit-out. This may involve developing project strategy, plan and schedule; monitoring project progress against standards, timelines, plans and budgets; and managing project resources in a matrix organization structure. There is a requirement to work strategically with both internal (CPSM Procurement, Capital Planning, Cancer Control, etc.) as well as external (Alberta Infrastructure, PCL as the builder, vendors, etc.) in a collaborative manner.

Classification: Consultant
Union: Exempt
Department: IT Clinical Support & Capital
Primary Location: East Lake Centre
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 30-MAY-2019
Date Available: 10-JUN-2019
Temporary End Date: 10-JUN-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 1
Shifts per cycle: 5
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $34.52
Maximum Salary: $59.20
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor of Commerce, or other Bachelor degree with additional business or legal training. Equivalences will be considered. Five years’ experience in contracting or sourcing, preferably in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity. Knowledge and demonstrated application of business strategy, planning, policy development, modelling concepts, and project management.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Understanding of business practices relating to corporate administration. Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical and problem solving skills. Deep knowledge of contract negotiations. Progressive experience writing contracts. Contract management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Health Care Supply Chain or Project Management courses an asset. Equivalencies of education and experience will be considered.

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