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Contracts Specialist

Ottawa, ON
Aviation / Transportation

Argentus is working with a brand new client in Ottawa, ON on a short-term procurement contract role. Working with a host of partners and providers, this organization is a leader in the aviation/transportation industry, with a strong, mission-focused vision and a dedicated and strategic procurement group. Today, they’re looking for a Contracts Specialist for a 3 month contract opportunity! 

Working on-site from the company’s Ottawa, ON office, this Junior Contract Agent will assist the procurement department in the acquisition of low-to-medium spend value indirect goods and services to support the company’s operations. In this role, you will hit the ground running to execute on procurements for low-to-mid dollar range, working within all established policies, procedures and best practices, with the goal of providing exceptional continuity of service while also identifying cost savings and other operational improvements. You will manage electronic files for new and ongoing RFx and tenders, file tender and contract documents, and participate in other procurement administration. You will evaluate bids on tenders, and make recommendations to leadership within the business, and assist in the process of negotiation on pricing and technical refinements with suppliers. In addition, you will work to train and troubleshoot internal clients within the company’s internal Bonfire procurement system.

This is an excellent role for a procurement professional located in Ottawa, looking for a short term contract with a fantastic organization. The successful candidate needs to have procurement, contracts, materials management, as well as some negotiation experience within indirect categories. Strong skills with MS Office Suite are a must, and experience with Bonfire, SAP and/or similar Procurement systems is a strong asset for the role. If this fits your background, and you’re looking to move into your next great contract  role, reach out to Argentus today! Send an email with an updated copy of your resume to  

Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give prospective candidates a basic overview of the role. A full written job description is available upon request. We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply.

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