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University of Victoria

Associate Director, Supply Management

Canada-British Columbia-ALL

Victoria, BC Posted 12 Days Ago993234-1560758

Company Information

Join us at Canada's top ranked comprehensive university. You'll join scholars and staff from around the world as we build the future in a setting where the natural beauty is inspiring and the quality of life is unparalleled.


Job Description

The University of Victoria is one of Victoria's largest employers and one of Canada’s best diversity employers. Together we are more than 5,000 dedicated faculty, librarians and staff supporting the University of Victoria’s diverse academic programs, world-class research and commitment to civic engagement.

An employee in this classification is excluded from the bargaining unit as defined in the Labour Relations Code.


Job Summary

Purchasing Services provides procurement and supply management services to the University community.  The department is committed to establishing a best-in-class procurement services and supply management team that is a reliable, solutions oriented partner. Reporting to the Director, Purchasing Services, the Associate Director,  Supply Management will play a key role in leading the department toward achieving its goals of operational and service excellence. The position will provide vision and leadership in the planning, development and implementation of supply management strategies related to sourcing, procurement, business process optimization, and contract management.


Job Requirements

We would like to hear from you if you possess a University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or a related discipline. A professional designation, such as SCMA or CSCP, and an MBA or Master’s degree, together with a balance of private and public sector procurement experience are preferred. A minimum of eight years relevant experience, plus demonstrated management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience would be considered.

The University of Victoria provides a comprehensive total compensation package including a pension plan, generous vacation entitlement and professional development financial support. In addition to cash compensation, the University offers staff, faculty and their families access to all of its social, athletic and cultural amenities; the campus setting is unsurpassed for its gardens, park and green space and overall environment that supports healthful work  life choices.

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Contact Information

University of Victoria
250-721-8085