Summary Purchasing Contracts Management Officer near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a purchasing contracts management officer. The following information is applicable to all Procurement and purchasing agents and officers (NOC 12102).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Procurement and purchasing agents and officers source and purchase general and specialized equipment, materials, business services and land or access rights for use or for further processing by their establishment. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are fair in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
- Assess requirements of establishment
- Develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
- Invite tenders
- Consult with suppliers
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