BUYER

CATEGORY: 
SUPPORT STAFF
LOCATION: 
MONTREAL

POSITION:  BUYER
DEPARTMENT: MATERIAL RESOURCES
COMPETITION NUMBER: ACHETEUR1704-01
LOCATION: MONTREAL
STATUS: REPLACEMENT
DURATION: MAY 2017 TO APRIL 2018

The Kativik School Board provides education to the Inuit of Nunavik.  Its facilities are located in the 14 communities on the Hudson and Ungava Bay coasts.  Its administrative centre, presently located in Montréal, will ultimately be relocated in Nunavik.

FUNCTION & DUTIES:
Purchase goods required by the School Board according to predetermined terms and conditions.
Ensure that the most reliable suppliers are chosen, as well as the most cost effective for the Board.
Update price lists, catalogues, and supply sources, and keep track of market fluctuations.
Prepare all information and documents required, and call for bids in conformance with Board policies.
Ensure that all purchases comply with Board policies and standard procedures.
Process bids and proceed with purchases in conformance with Board policies.
Follow up on incomplete deliveries.
Maintain ongoing communication with suppliers, and ensure that all purchased materials meet the Board’s standards of quality and safety.
Once materials have been received, provide required documents to the Finance Department to ensure quick payment of invoices.
Prepare recommendations for the immediate supervisor on how to improve the department’s services.
Any other related task delegated by the immediate supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Secondary 5 Diploma or a diploma or attestation of studies deemed equivalent by the appropriate authority.

The Board may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned qualifications if it finds a suitable candidate who is a beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA) and who accepts, as a condition of employment, to follow a training plan determined by the Board.

REQUIREMENTS:
Six (6) years of pertinent experience.
Fluency in English and French. Inuttitut is an asset.
Knowledge of computers and word processing, spreadsheet, and supply monitoring software.

WORK SCHEDULE:  35 hours / week, Monday to Friday.

CLASSIFICATION / SALARY / BENEFITS:
In accordance with the AENQ collective agreement for support staff / from $20.78 to $24.15 an hour depending on qualification and experience.

In addition to salary, you may be eligible to other benefits such as:

• 20 days of annual vacation
• 2 weeks of vacation during the Holiday season

and, when applicable, other benefits such as:

• Summer schedule
• Housing
• Southern allowance
• Social trips
• Food cargo

All benefits are prorated based on the percentage of the task.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS:  4:00 pm, April 20, 2017

SEND APPLICATION BY E-MAIL TO:

soutien@kativik.qc.ca
You must indicate ACHETEUR1704-01 in the subject
of the e-mail.

Human Resources Department
KATIVIK SCHOOL BOARD 

Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
*The School Board reserves the right to submit the candidates to various tests intended to establish their skill level.

DATE OF PUBLISHING: 
Wed 5 April 2017 - Thu 20 April 2017