Procurement & Program Operations Specialist

Divert NS
Truro, NS
Hybrid work
$81,896–$98,079 a year - Full-time

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Pay

  • $81,896–$98,079 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Truro, NS

Benefits
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  • Paid time off
  • Paid vacation

Full job description

About Divert NS

Divert NS is a leading environmental not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the province to recycle and live in more sustainable ways. Committed to making a positive impact, they oversee various programs that aim to improve Nova Scotian’s environment, economy, and quality of life.

About the Position

As the Procurement & Program Operations Specialist, you will collaborate with the operations team to support Divert NS’ two major recycling programs: The Deposit-Refund/Beverage Container Program, and the Used Tire Management Program. Within these programs, you will often take a lead role working with stakeholders to ensure that program initiatives are completed on time and on budget. You will also focus on supporting the organization as a whole through managing procurement activities and overseeing the bidding process. The successful candidate will be a strong relationship builder who smoothly manages relationships with both internal and external operations stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

Program Operations and Enhancement (60%)

· Collaborate with the Operations Director to support program operations.

· Manage relationships with haulers, processors, and retailers, and other service providers to ensure that Enviro-Depot™ program operations run smoothly.

· Regularly monitor Enviro-Depot™ network, haulers, and processors for compliance, promptly addressing non-compliance.

· Identify areas of opportunity to improve/enhance programs.

· Conduct research on program operations and initiatives, presenting findings as needed.

· Monitor and maintain data using Divert NS’ proprietary software for tracking beverage and tire collections and remittances.

· Advise management of any potential regulatory changes or other potential impacts on the Divert NS regulated beverage and tire programs.

· Other duties as required.

Procurement Management (40%)

· Consult with department heads to identify and plan for respective procurement needs.

· Develop procurement documents, such as RFPs, RFQs, and service agreements, from start to finish.

· Guide the bid evaluation process and assess submissions for compliance.

· Assist in the development and/or refinement of operational, procurement, occupational health and safety policies.

· Other duties as required.

Qualifications

· University degree in environmental sciences, business, public administration, or other relevant discipline.

· Minimum of 3 years related experience in project/program management, procurement and/or warehouse or program operations.

· Excellent writing skills and attention to detail.

· Experience in conducting qualitative & quantitative research and analyzing data.

· Familiarity with competitive bidding process and procurement process, ideally in the public sector.

· Fluency in Microsoft Word and strong command of Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

· Experience in using an online procurement platform, with knowledge of bids-and-tenders site considered an asset.

· Familiarity with the Nova Scotia Solid Waste-Resource Management Strategy, Solid Waste-Resource Management Regulations is desirable, and Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety legislation is an asset.

What’s in it For You?

Competitive Compensation - Divert NS believes in recognizing and rewarding hard work with a group RRSP program, ensuring employee efforts are valued.

Training & Promotional Development- Join an organization that invests in success. Divert NS is committed to its employee’s growth through training initiatives.

Hybrid Schedule- Achieve work-life balance with flexible work arrangements. Divert NS understands the importance of accommodating to an employee's lifestyle and offers employees to work two days a week remotely.

Paid Vacation- Divert NS values well-being and offers paid annual vacation leave, ensuring employees have the time to recharge and relax.

Equity and Diversity Policy- Join a team that celebrates diversity. Divert NS is committed to equity and strives to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of Nova Scotians.

Application Process

If you are interested in joining Divert NS’ innovative & passionate team, contact us by email at recruitment@powerupleadership.ca. Please submit your resume, cover letter explaining how your background and experience will meet the needs of Divert NS.

Divert NS is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued, respected, and empowered. They encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

*PowerUp Leadership is actively recruiting on behalf of our client, Divert NS.

Applications will be welcomed until a suitable candidate has been selected.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $81,896.00-$98,079.00 per year

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Truro, NS B2N 3H9: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you have experience with writing RFPs and RFQs?

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Truro, NS B2N 3H9