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Posting Title: BAND 2 – Manager, Procurement & Legal Contacts
Position Classification: Band 2
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: 65,600.24 – $90,900.08 annually
Close Date: 5/26/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Attorney General
Ministry Branch / Division: Legal Services Branch
Manager, Procurement and Legal Contracts
Management Band 2
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role
The Attorney General is the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and is charged with ensuring that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. The Ministry of Attorney General is structured to carry out this mandate under the direction of the Attorney General, and Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Ministry in fulfilling this mandate by serving as legal advisor to government in civil law matters. LSB provides legal advice to government and ensures that legal risks associated with government operations are reduced. LSB’s clients include all ministries of the government, Cabinet and certain public agencies.
This position provides complex and challenging procurement & contract management in a legal environment and is responsible for developing, recommending, interpreting, implementing and monitoring corporate policy with respect to the planning, tendering, award and administration of general and legal contracts, including monitoring and evaluation. The position provides expertise and direction as well as technical and professional advice supervising two business areas responsible for administering legal contracts & retainers by LSB.
This position provides procurement and contract management advice and information to LSB Executive, Legal Counsel, Executive Directors, Directors and other members of LSB. As LSB is a shared service provider for government, this position may also be required to provide reports, analysis and other information to the clients of LSB as well as other departments including the Ministry’s Corporate Management Services Branch, Office of the Comptroller General, Office of the Auditor General, Risk Management Branch and other government departments.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected]. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
• Degree in business administration, commerce, public administration, finance, law or equivalent.
• Experience in the full procurement life-cycle and analyzing complex issues, evaluating options and recommending solutions.
• Experience advising a diverse client caseload on contract management and procurement in a risk-based environment.
• Experience negotiating/mediating solutions preferably in a public-sector environment.
• Two (2) years of experience leading staff and managing resources.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.
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