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Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Procurement and Contracting Advisor



Company Information

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm with more than 360 locations worldwide. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include:


  • Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance;
  • OfficeTeam, for full-time, temporary, and temporary-to-full-time opportunities for highly skilled temporary administrative support office management and HR personnel;
  • Robert Half Technology, for full-time and project information technology professionals;
  • Robert Half Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals and legal support personnel; and,
  • The Creative Group, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.


We encourage you to work with us to find out why for more than 15 years, Robert Half once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies.” (March 1, 2017)

For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @RobertHalf_CAN.

Job Description



Our client, a prestigious firm in Downtown Ottawa, is recruiting to add a Procurement and Contracting Advisor in a full-time capacity with its team.

As the Procurement and Contracting Advisor you will be responsible for procurement and contracting where you will lead the full procurement life-cycle for complex goods and services necessary to support the organization in meeting its operational objective and procurement process while providing procurement expertise to management. You will be defining procurement sourcing solutions and strategies and continuous, develop and maintain relationships with management and project managers to develop forecasts, and procurement strategies.


As the Subject Matter Expert in complicated/escalated procurement situations, the Procurement and Contracting Advisor will be leaned on and be the go to with an open door policy in assisting others in the process.


Ideally you will have been part of IT procurement and have strong knowledge of IT processes to purchase Hardware and Software.


If you have worked in a crown corporation and are a hands on procurement advisor, this role is perfect for you. If you want to work in a fun environment where everyone works hard and enjoys the atmosphere end the goal of the organization - we want you to apply!


About You:


To be eligible for this Procurement and Contracting Advisor role you must be able to obtain a security clearance and have a proven track record of working in a complex organization. You must have a degree from a recognized college or university with a specialization in Commerce, Procurement or any other specialization related to this role.


You have 6 or more years of experience in the procurement industry, in-depth knowledge and experience in the full procurement life cycle for goods and services, analyzing requirements, review request for proposals, evaluations and contracts, very strong ability to write and review complex contract documents. Experience with negotiations and review of contracts.


Preferably, you have achieved designation as a Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or are actively in the process to complete designation. You MUST be able to acquire SECRET Clearance. This is a mandatory requirement.

To Apply:

If you have worked in a crown corporation and are a hands on procurement advisor, this role is perfect for you!


If you want to work in a fun environment where everyone works hard and enjoys the atmosphere, we want you to apply. Please call Tracy or Stuart today at 613.236.4253 or email

Contact Information

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Stuart Eliuk / Tracy Vorstandlechner
Posting Date: 11-Apr-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $75,000 - $90,000/yr 1 ASAP
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