Manager, Risk and Procurement – City of Prince George

4 July 2023

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Manager, Risk and Procurement

Finance & IT Services Department

Inspire and Lead the Risk & Procurement Team to Achieve Goals!

About Our Community:
Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects residents, businesses, resources, and agricultural products to markets around the world. And it is only a short drive to almost anywhere in Prince George- spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you!
About Our Organization:
The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With opportunities for employee training, wellness programs and professional development the City of Prince George offers a safe and supportive workplace in which to serve our community. If you are forward thinking and innovative with the ability to demonstrate sound judgment when making decisions, this position is for you!
About The Opportunity:
In this unique opportunity, you will provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Risk & Procurement Division. You will oversee all procurement activities of goods and services for the City and manage the competitive bidding process. You will ensure the best interests of the City of Prince George are met in a cost-effective manner while minimizing potential liability. You will provide advice on a wide range of legal, technical and operational issues, requiring extensive knowledge of contract law, federal and provincial legislation, trade agreements, municipal policies and procedures, and act as a key representative and liaison regarding procurement issues. Your analytical nature in combination with your cross-discipline communication style will enable you to achieve strategic, financial and operational goals.
About Your Background:
Along with your commitment to quality improvement and operational excellence, you possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field. Completion of a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) from a recognized law school and current membership, in good standing, with the Law Society of British Columbia is desirable. A Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation or a combination of Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) certification is desirable. You have several years of progressively responsible, related experience in a public sector computerized supply chain/purchasing environment or several years of experience in the practice of law, including extensive experience and knowledge in contract law. Preferred qualifications include experience in risk management, along with supervisory experience, preferably gained in a local government or other public sector setting.
Why You Will Love Leading the Risk & Procurement Team at the City of Prince George:

  • Lead a forward thinking and innovative team to achieve objectives.
  • We offer a competitive salary range of $124,545 to $137,316 along with a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

For more information about this exciting opportunity please refer to the job description.
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by July 24, 2023 to:
Move Up Prince George     City of Prince George
The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; we will be in contact with candidates selected for an interview.