Website Town of Collingwood Town of Collingwood

Date posted: April 12, 2021
Closing date: May 3, 2021 – 4:00pm
Job type: Permanent Full-Time
Anticipated Start Date: 2021-06-01
Work Hours: 35 hours per week, usually Monday through Friday; flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there may be the occasional requirement to attend to functions outside of normal work hours or to work extra hours as needed.
Wage: $82,973.80 to $100,809.80 per year ($45.59 to $55.39 per hour)

How to apply

Position Summary: Reporting to the Clerk, the Accountability, Procurement & Risk Management Manager is responsible for developing and overseeing the Town’s procurement and risk management programs with a view of enhancing the transparency and accountability of the Town’s operations.  The Manager oversees the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Town’s procurement framework, standards, and processes in addition to managing the Town’s insurance program.  The position is responsible to:  administer and recommend edits of the Accountability and Transparency policy and related policies; regularly review the Code of Conduct and recommend edits in consultation with the Clerk, CAO, and/or Integrity Commissioner as may be necessary for Council’s consideration; and, provide training and education across the organization regarding accountability, transparency and ethical procurement practices.  This position is also responsible for the provision of general advice on administrative, legislative and contractual matters and liaises with or refers matters to the Town’s solicitors as may be required in consultation with the Clerk.  The Manager is also responsible for contract management, claims adjustment coordination, and risk and insurance management.  The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of:  procurement; accountability, transparency, ethics and integrity functions; insurance and risk management functions; contract management; and, division administration functions.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree/diploma in Business Administration, Political Science, Public Policy, Commerce, Economics, Law or related discipline.
  • Procurement designation (e.g., CSCMP, CPPB, etc.), or membership, certification or designation pertaining to public policy, ethics or accountability, an asset.
  • Five (5) years’ relevant in-depth experience with procurement, preferably for a public procuring entity.  Demonstrated experience developing, analysing and implementing public policy programs and services understanding the importance of accountability and public trust.
  • Thorough working knowledge of relevant Acts/Regulations/Statutes and local government functions/responsibilities.  Knowledge of accountability and ethics law and best practices, and ability to facilitate change across an organization.
  • Knowledge of public procurement governance, trade agreements relevant to government procurement, and working knowledge of contract law and other laws applicable to competitive bidding.  Sound understanding of surety documents, letters of credit, e-bonds, WSIA, AODA, and health and safety requirements.
  • Politically astute with demonstrated ability to grasp organizational issues, lead diverse groups toward a common vision and take a participatory approach to management.
  • Demonstrated success in leading cohesive and motivated teams to meet corporate goals, objectives and initiatives.
  • Excellent administrative, communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, analytical, problem-solving, report writing, negotiation, coaching, leadership, strategic planning, supervisory/management and public relations skills, together with the ability to use tact and discretion and to deal courteously and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.
  • Ability to multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, exercise discretion and good judgment particularly when handling highly confidential/sensitive information.  Possess a high level of initiative and personal integrity.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications, database management, and office equipment.
  • Valid Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.  Ability and willingness to travel within the community as required.
  • Possess a current Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the employer, and a valid standard first aid & CPR/AED Level C certification (or willing to obtain).

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