Employment opportunity

Manager, Procurement & Contracts

Competition number
HR 18.122
Administrative Services
Under Review
Permanent Position
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Initial review date

Soon to be the first Canadian university North of 60 – Yukon University. Come join us as we blaze trails and build a healthy and prosperous north through unique, relevant and inclusive education and research.  

The Procurement & Contracting Services will play an important role in supporting the College in procuring a diverse range of services which are critical to our operation as we move towards university status.

As the Manager, you be overseeing the full procurement cycle from processing of requisitions to tendering, evaluating and awarding of contract/purchase orders.  In addition you will maintain the capital assets inventory, monitor lease payments or construction of College facilities as well as manage the shipping and receiving unit.  This position is “hands-on” and requires strong organizational and negotiation skills.

Job Requirements:

  • Senior experience working in procurement and contracting environment combined with related post-secondary education 
  • PMAC / SCMA Accreditation or current enrolment in PMAC program is a strong asset.
  • Experience in accounting, budgeting, insurance and risk management
  • Experience using automated purchasing procedures  
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 

Quoting the competition number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867.668.8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.