Purchasing Manager – City of Chilliwack (Chilliwack, BC)

By | November 5, 2018


Purchasing Manager

Chilliwack is a rapidly growing and vibrant community of 91,000, located 100 kilometers east of Vancouver. Our municipality takes great pride in our focus on providing excellent service to our citizens and we are looking for a like-minded person to join our team.   

If you are a confident and professional individual interested in leading a dynamic team as the Purchasing Manager then this opportunity is for you. In this Exempt Management position you will report to the Director of Finance and oversee a team of experienced professionals.

You are a strong, decisive leader with excellent communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with elected officials, the public, external agencies and all levels of staff. You have knowledge of purchasing principles, administrative practices and techniques as applied to municipal purchasing.  You are able to decisively approve expenditures to ensure the efficient and effective acquisition of supplies and equipment in compliance with applicable legislation, City’s Bylaws and Council Policies.  

The ideal candidate should have a Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation through the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and five years of progressive experience with a focus on management of the Purchasing function.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package and a dynamic work environment.

If this job is a good fit for you, apply at jobs.chilliwack.com and create your on-line profile or submit your formatted resume.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Chilliwack and advise that only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Purchasing Manager
Competition Number: E1805
Closing Date: November 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

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