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Kwantlen Polytechnic University


Canada-British Columbia-Langley

Surrey Posted 25 Days Ago18-79-1570762

Company Information

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), the South Fraser region’s leading undergraduate university, provides education to over 20,000 students annually on 4 campuses. KPU offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers. 


As one of B.C.‘s Top Employers, KPU strives to implement initiatives that will attract, support, engage, and retain KPU’s people and create an environment where all employees see themselves as contributing to student learning.  We invite you to join our successful team

Job Description

Manager, Procurement Services

Competition Number 18-79


Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is currently recruiting for a Manager, Procurement Services to join the Procurement team within the Financial Services Department.  Reporting to the Director, Procurement Services, the Manager provides senior level procurement and management services related to the delivery, development, management and administration of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) procurement, contracting and related services.


This position is located on the Langley campus but frequent travel between campuses will be required.


For more details, please see job description located on our website.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years’ experience and have obtained a Bachelor’s degree, designation or equivalent in a related field.  Preference will be given to candidates who have completed training courses related to procurement and contract management.  Experience in negotiating the contractual procurement of services is required.  The successful incumbent will have demonstrated experience in managing, mentoring and coaching staff as well as working with various stakeholders within an organization.  We are looking for a self-motivated, highly organized and professional individual with strong verbal and written communication skills.



The salary range for this position is $74,000 - $92,519/year.  In addition, KPU offers a generous vacation entitlement as well as a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, extended health benefits, an annual health care spending account, life insurance, AD&D, and a defined benefit pension plan.  The incumbent will be eligible for professional development opportunities.



To be considered for this exciting opportunity at one of B.C.’s Top Employers, please forward your resume, quoting the competition number 18-79 to


A review of candidates will begin on May 10, 2018, however, this position will remain open until filled. 



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however priority will be given to those legally eligible to work in Canada.




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Kwantlen Polytechnic University