The Procurement Specialist – Senior isresponsible for ensuring the effective management and execution of these procurements. Proving leadership and follow through on all activities, liaising with multiple stakeholders such as program area leadership, internal and external subject matter experts, external suppliers and vendors as well as end users. Job Responsibilities: Manage the procurement aspects of multiple projects; Document and report procurement status against established timelines, objectives, and milestones; Develop procurement and contracting documentation; Produce and package procurement documentation for presentation to various stakeholders. Coordinate and guide requirements gathering, collation and agreement activities with stakeholders; Verify stakeholder needs are met in terms of business needs, technology and service requirements, and adherence with the procurement policies and procedures; Coordinate the effective and efficient evaluation of proposals and quotations received; Ensure that contracts for products and services are appropriately negotiated and executed. Assist with the development of recommendations including providing details of resource requirements, dependencies, interdependencies, policy implications pertaining to the procurement and contracting methodology to be applied. Manage the procurement aspects of multiple projects, project managers and project governance. Collaborate with business and IT leadership to develop a well-defined project plan that clearly states the projects objectives, scope, assumptions, timeline, resource requirements, risks, benefits and budget in relation to the procurement process. Support the development of project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans for completion of project tasks in relation to the procurement process. Provide guidance to project resources in establishing work priorities and prompt delivery of project tasks as they relate to the procurement and contracting processes. Requirements Minimum combination of 10 years of relevant education and experience in a role similar to this. Experience must be applicable to this role.Acceptable education includes degrees, diplomas and certificates. 5 years of demonstrated experience providing procurement specialist services including evaluation of responses, and management of RFP and procurement processes within an organization of comparable size and complexity to our client 5 years of experience in public sector procurement processes including an understanding of trade agreements and competitive bid law. 5 years of experience in business writing and communications for Executive or Senior Management. 3 years of active participation in large, complex procurement(s). 4 years of experience with procurement processes for IT solutions and services (such as PQR, RFI, RFC, RFP, nRFP) in public sector. Desired Skills: 4 years of experience in conducting or facilitating sessions with involvement from internal business units and external organizations. 5 years of experience in contract negotiations and approval processes in a public sector environment. 5 years of experience in a leadership and/or facilitation role. 4 years of experience writing, evaluating and negotiating with vendors through a Negotiated Request for Proposal. Experience functioning in a team/group environment. Experience functioning on an individual basis. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated resume in MS Word Format. Due to the volume of resumes wereceive, only those applicantswhose skill set match our requirements will be contacted. All applicants must have legalauthorization to work in Canada for an unlimited period of time.