Procurement officer

Desjardins - Montréal, QC (il y a 6 mois)

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Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

As a strategic procurement advisor, you help finalize contractual agreements with the organization’s partners for the purchase and rental of goods and services. Your responsibilities may include one or more sub-specialties, such as the strategic sourcing and procurement of goods and services, asset management, contract and partnership management, inventory and restocking, outsourced service management, and governance.

You advise and assist clients and partners on important development projects and initiatives. You propose solutions to improve or optimize standards, policies and programs. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work.

You prepare recommendations, solutions and action plans based on the organization’s objectives and priorities. You help solve complex problems requiring comprehensive analysis and knowledge of your line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in other fields.

You liaise with external partners and providers and help establish business relationships and partnerships.

Specific Skills

Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
Consult with suppliers
Review quotations
Determine contract terms and conditions
Award contracts or recommend contract awards
Establish delivery schedules
Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems, Review and adapt information regarding product innovations, competitors and market conditions

Other working conditions

Number of jobs available: 1
Permanent, 35 hours per week (day time)
Salary: $66,000 per year (annual salary revision according to the terms of the collective agreement)
Benefits: As per collective agreement, Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Pension plan benefits
Criminal record check, Credit check


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
3 years to less than 5 years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Interpersonal Savvy