School District No. 35 (Langley)

Assistant Manager - Purchasing and Supply Solutions

School District No. 35 (Langley) is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Manager – Purchasing and Supply Solutions.  We are seeking an experienced and accomplished business leader to take on this important and challenging role.

The Langley School District is a growing district of 21,000 students, 2,800 staff and an operating budget of $200 million.  Guided by our core values of integrity, excellence, courage and community our success is based on community involvement, a cooperative work environment, an innovative mindset and quality principles all of which are directed to improving the life chances of our students.

Reporting to the Manager, Purchasing and Supply Solutions, the Assistant Manager has professional procurement and administrative responsibilities and supervises the daily operation of the department and purchasing staff.  The Assistant Manager is a subject matter expert in procurement and ensures that effective and cost-efficient practices are implemented while strategically leading the process improvement of procurement operations in accordance with District Policies and Administrative Procedures. 

You have completed a post-secondary education in Business Administration, Risk Management, or a similar program.  You possess a Supply Chain Management Professional designation and you have more than 6 years of related experience.  You are committed to continuous improvement and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships.  You are an excellent problem solver and decision maker and you possess the ability to work independently.  You are knowledgeable about the education sector, provincial and Canadian procurement laws and requirements related to Public Procurement activities. 

A competitive base salary is supplemented by a generous benefits package.  To explore this opportunity please submit your resume by October 2, 2018 (applications will be considered until the position is filled) to:

Ms. Sherry Squires
Senior Manager – Human Resources
School District No. 35 (Langley)                                                             
Please note that applications are accepted via email only or on Make a Future.

The District appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Procurement/Purchasing/Inventory
Posted: September 14, 2018, 9:19 am
Expires: October 2, 2018, 4:30 pm