The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.
Until suitable candidate found.
|Reporting to the Director Material Management and TeleCare Services, the Purchasing Manager will assume functional responsibility for the Purchasing Department including, management of staff, initiation and management of the procurement process including issuing tenders, requests for proposals, requests for information, etc. consistent with best practice and GSS Procurement Framework.
– Performs strategic procurement activities across multiple commodities
– Monitors contracts for compliance, technical correctness, supplier performance, and maintains documentation
– Proposes improvements to the current procurement system that will improve vendor relationships and lower total cost of doing business
– Works with key stakeholders, to ensure clear requirements documentation and specifications are provided to ensure objectives are met through the procurement process
– Contributing member of a contract negotiation team
– Processes purchase requisitions and purchase orders within scope of authority
– Reviews, researches, and approves supplier invoice discrepancies
– Monitors and forecasts upcoming levels of demand
– Develops and controls department budgets
– Other related duties as assigned
– Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP) designation, or Certified Public Purchaser (CPPB) designation
– Post-Secondary business degree supplemented with contract law courses or seminars
– Minimum 10 years supply change management plus 5 years progressive purchasing experience
– Familiarity with legal aspects of public procurement
– Extensive experience in initiating and management of the competitive bid process including: preparation, analysis and award of contracts
– Experience in leading a team to achieve departmental objectives
– Health care or public purchasing
KNOWLEGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
All new employees are required to submit:
– a current and clear Criminal Record Check and if applicable, a Vulnerable Sector Check that has been obtained no more than 90 calendar days prior to the hire date;
– a tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
April 26, 2019
Until suitable candidate found.
Permanent Full Time
|The Director, of Technology has complete ownership of the establishment and execution of the organization wide IT strategy, and ensures its alignment with the organization’s care and business strategy and the delivery of capabilities required to achieve care and business success. As a member of the organization’s operational committee, the Director of Technology participates in and contributes to overall organization care and business strategy development, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of leveraging information and technology in care and business model design, care and business processes re-engineering, products and services development, and support for care of residents.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: – Sets the vision of the IT function to support the mission of the organization to foster care and resident oriented culture and mindset
– Leads the development of the IT strategy and roadmap, ensures its integration with the organization’s strategic planning process, and the resulting care and business strategy and tactical plans
– Acts as a trusted advisor, and builds and maintains relationships with the organization’s senior leadership team and operations committee to develop a clear understanding of care and business needs
– Collaborates with internal care and business partners to define and execute the digital care and business strategy
– Maintains currency on new technologies and platforms and provides direction on what emerging technologies to be assimilated, integrated and introduced within the organization to ensure IT capabilities respond to the needs of the organization’s care and business strategy
– Provides strategic direction and oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems and programs that fulfill the needs of the care and business, including enterprise architecture management, application management, security and risk management, and infrastructure and operations support management
– Develops and controls annual operating and capital expenditure budget for IT to ensure it is consistent with overall strategic objectives of the organization and is within plan
– Enhances the capabilities of IT by leveraging a multitude of resources, both internally and externally
– Directs the development of IT sourcing strategy and provides oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management
– Works with HR and the IT leadership team to develop an IT “people strategy” that aligns with the car and business and IT strategy
– Develops and maintains an IT workforce with the appropriate mix of care and business knowledge, technical skills and competencies that balance the needs between growing the agility required to achieve digital care and business objectives and ensuring the core IT functions are reliable, stable and efficient
– Leads the establishment and execution of a digital workplace strategy that ensures employees have the tools and work environment to be more engaged, productive and effective
– Drives the development of organization technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the organization
– Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff
|QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field or equivalent work experience with a minimum of fifteen years’ experience in IT and care and business/industry. Must have five to seven years of proven leadership, preferably in a related industry, cross-functional teams and/or organization. Demonstrated experience in IT strategic planning, organization design and development. Effective influencing and negotiation skills in an environment where resources may not be in direct control of this role. Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills. Strong care and business acumen, including industry, domain-specific knowledge of the organization and its care and business units. Demonstrated experience in budget planning and financial management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.|
REQUIREMENT: All new employees are required to submit:
– a current and clear Criminal Record Check and if applicable, a Vulnerable Sector Check that has been obtained no more than 90 calendar days prior to the hire
May 9, 2019
Until suitable candidate found.
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