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Procurement Specialist - Senior

Company:
vTech Solution Inc
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
March 15, 2019

Description:

Project Overview

Portfolio Delivery team within the Economy and Growth sector of Service Alberta is responsible for delivering Information Technology services to its clients. These include Infrastructure Management, Service Delivery Management and Application Management and Support services. In managing the services, various projects are initiated to achieve the goals and objectives of the ministry.

Description of Services

Portfolio Delivery team has a requirement for a Senior Procurement Specialist. This resource will work closely with Sector project teams to refine identified business and technical requirements and translate those into solicitation documents, such as Pre-Qualification Requests (PQR), Requests For Comment (RFC), and Requests For Proposals (RFP).

This role will be responsible for solicitation document preparation, supporting document preparation, evaluation plan preparation, leading/facilitating business/IT teams in the evaluation of proposals, vendor selection, and contract finalization activities for a variety of Ministry project initiatives as well as the creation of supporting project documentation as per the guidelines of the Sector Project Management Office (PMO) and Government of Alberta procurement policy.

Evaluation Matrix - Mandatory Skills

Description of Skill

Years of Experience

M2 - Minimum combined years of relevant education and experience in a role similar to this. Experience must be applicable to this role. Acceptable education includes degrees, diplomas and certificates.

10 Years

M3 - Experience with public sector trade agreements and competitive bid law.

10 Years

M4 - With a minimum of 5 projects, experience in purchasing services, technology products, and software solutions practices/processes in an Information Technology environment for an organization of equivalent size and complexity to the Government of Alberta.

*A minimum of 5 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume. The "Minimum Years of Experience" of 5.0 reflects the minimum number of projects.

5 projects

M5 - Experience in developing detailed project schedule plans and strategies, estimate resource requirements, develop and monitor work plans for completion of project tasks.

10 Years

M6 - With a minimum of 3 projects, experience in implementing IT solutions involving two or more third party vendors.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume. The "Minimum Years of Experience" of 3.0 reflects the minimum number of projects.

3 projects

M7 - With a minimum of 3 projects, experience in identifying, analyzing and managing project risks on IT projects.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume. The "Minimum Years of Experience" of 3.0 reflects the minimum number of projects.

3 projects

M8 - With a minimum of 5 projects, experience in conducting or facilitating stakeholder sessions with involvement from multiple internal business units and external organizations.

*A minimum of 5 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume. The "Minimum Years of Experience" of 5.0 reflects the minimum number of projects.

5 projects

M9 - With a minimum of 3 projects, experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis of costs and benefits for IT solutions.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume. The "Minimum Years of Experience" of 3.0 reflects the minimum number of projects.

3 projects

M11 - Currently active PMP or PgMP Certification as issued by the Project Management Institute or equivalent; OR Currently active CMC professional designation with the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Alberta or equivalent.

Evaluation Matrix - Desired Skills

Description of Skill

Years of Experience

D1 - Experience in leading projects where public citizens and/or commercial business stakeholders are impacted.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

3 projects

D2 - Experience with developing and executing communication plans.

*A minimum of 5 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

5 projects

D3 - Experience with project change management processes (such as project scope/timeline change requests).

*A minimum of 5 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

5 projects

D4 - Experience in resolving business issues and developing business solutions.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

3 projects

D5 - Experience with procurement processes for IT solutions (such as PQR, RFI, RFC, RFP) in public sector.

*A minimum of 5 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

5 projects

D6 - Experience in MS Project version 2003 or higher.

5 Years

D7 - Experience using interpersonal skills for negotiations and effective consensus building.

D8 - Ability to learn quickly, problem solve/troubleshoot, work independently and/or in a team environment.

D9 - Ability to manage stress and conflict.

D10 - Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

D11 - With a minimum of 3 projects, experience in managing organizational and technological change.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

3 projects

D12 - Experience conducting, facilitating and interpreting impact and risk assessments across multiple alternatives for IT solutions.

D13 - Experience in communicating and developing presentations for all levels in an organization.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

3 projects

D14 - Experience with team collaboration tools such as IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC), Microsoft SharePoint, or equivalence.

2 Years

D15 - Experience in the development of business cases for initiatives in any of the following type of projects: strategic, business improvement or information technology.

*A minimum of 3 projects MUST be demonstrated in the matrix response and resume.

3 projects