Assistant Manager, Procurement – School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows)

7 July 2023

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School District No. 42 (Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows)

Assistant Manager, Procurement


School District No. 42 (SD42) meets the learning needs of approximately 16,000 students of all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, and is defined by its determination to keep student learning and growth at the heart of all its decisions. With an annual budget of over $200M and over 2,000 staff, the school district provides K-12 educational services in 22 elementary schools, six secondary schools, and two alternate schools. It also provides a variety of certificate programs and relevant quality life- long learning opportunities through Ridge Meadows College and Continuing Education.

The applicant will possess:

  • Completion of a recognized professional education program in purchasing, procurement, or supply chain management, or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of modern procurement and supply chain principles and practices, including experience with e-procurement systems and processes.
  • Five years of experience in progressive purchasing/procurement roles, preferably in a public sector environment.
  • Three years successful experience in the supervision of staff, with awareness of associated safety issues, preferably in a unionized environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to manage contracts of medium to complex nature, including negotiating and execution.
  • Detailed knowledge of public purchasing practices, including tendering and issuing of Request for Proposals, as well as knowledge of relevant trade agreements and regulations.
  • Additional details outlined in the job description, please visit:

Working alongside the Manager, Procurement, the Assistant Manager, Procurement oversees procurement activities in schools and departments within the School District. They ensure that all procurement processes are efficient and compliant with British Columbia and Canadian laws, as well as relevant trade agreements and provincial government policies.To apply, please forward your cover letter, resume, district application form and supporting documentation to The salary range for this position is $79,668 to $99,585 per annum. This posting will remain open until until filled and the position start date is July 31, 2023, or as soon as possible.

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Our staff members are the foundation of our system. When you join our school district, you become part of a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success.