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Purchasing Agents and Officers  (NOC 1225)
Yukon Territory
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Purchasing agents and officers purchase general and specialized equipment, materials and business services for use or for further processing by their establishment. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

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Purchasing agents and officers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services for use or for further processing by their establishment
  • Assess requirements of an establishment and develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
  • Invite tenders, consult with suppliers and review quotations
  • Determine or negotiate contract terms and conditions, award supplier contracts or recommend contract awards
  • Establish delivery schedules, monitor progress and contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
  • May hire, train or supervise purchasing clerks.

Purchasing agents and officers may specialize in the purchase of particular materials or business services such as furniture or office equipment.

Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Outlook & Prospects for Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon Territory

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon Territory as well as in the rest of the Yukon.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Yukon Territory Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-18

No employment outlooks have been developed for the territories at this time.

Please consult the Yukon and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.