Manager of Purchasing and Materials Management

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Position Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in Business Administration or related field.
  • Possess, or in pursuit of, the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation.
  • Minimum of 5 years purchasing management experience – health care, or broader public sector, experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated effective analytical, strategic and decision making abilities.
  • Demonstrated skill and commitment to working cooperatively and collaboratively with your team, colleagues, and suppliers.

Nature of Duties:

  • Oversees the processes around supply chain management for the hospital and the Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home. Specifically this calls for, but is not limited to:
  • Leading the Purchasing and Stores Departments and their functions.
  • Ensuring that purchasing policies and procedures are in accordance with Broader Public Sector Procurement Directives.
  • Guiding the purchase of all supplies, equipment and services.
  • Preparing annual departmental budgets.
  • Contract management.
  • Representing the Hospital with various Group Purchasing Organizations.
  • Leading tendering processes.
  • Creating requests for proposals as well as negotiating with, and evaluating potential vendors.
  • Maintaining adequate inventory for varying departmental needs.

Interested applicants should submit a resume to the Human Resources Department referring to the above posting by 1600 hours on July 7, 2014.