Buyer

At Yukon Energy, we believe that we are the employer of choice in the Yukon. We foster a respectful and positive work environment making it a rewarding place to work. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and generous northern and travel allowances. So take the next step in your career path and join our team of skilled and dedicated employees.

Buyer
Whitehorse, Yukon
Permanent, Full Time
Salary Range: $37.98 – $45.35 plus benefits

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated and versatile contracting professional to join our procurement team. Reporting to the Manager of Procurement, the Buyer is responsible for performing a full range of procurement and contracting activities. This position administers and processes all purchasing instruments from initial request to final completions.

We are looking for someone with:

Post-secondary education in business, contracting/procurement or another specialty relevant to procurement at a level sufficient to perform all aspects of the position with several years’ experience in a computerized environment.

  • Currently enrolled in or have completed either Supply Chain Management Professional or the Association for Operations Management designations.
  • Significant experience in planning, executing and controlling procurement initiatives, especially those related to goods, services and construction agreements.
  • Significant experience in planning, executing and controlling RFx processes.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational, writing, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows based computer software applications.

This is a bargaining unit position. To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca. 

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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