Senior Procurement Specialist – Halifax, NS


Dovre Group is pleased to offer the following employment opportunity: Senior Procurement Specialist located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a permanent full-time role.


Pre-contract activity including:

  • Program wide stakeholder engagement to identify requirement
  • Supplier Qualification (PQQ), tender process, RFI, RFP, RFP with vendors
  • Tender evaluations
  • Contract negotiation and to agree robust commercial agreements for ISI and the client

Supplier management including:

  • Develop and improve supplier quality, cost, and delivery performance

Contract management including:

  • Execution of negotiated contract through ISI’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) & MRP (Material Resource Planning) systems

Integrated sourcing initiatives including:

  • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies
  • Analyze market conditions (ex: pricing, availability, lead-time and capacity)

Continuous improvement including:

  • Support new product introduction activities
  • Apply the principles of continuous improvement to the design and development of supply chain processes
  • Undertake cost analysis for direct material and services
  • Issue POs for material


  • Education Required: University Degree
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in a procurement, supply chain or engineering function
  • Procurement/Supply Chain accreditation: SCMP, MCIPS or ISM would be an asset
  • Defence experience would be an asset
  • Proven commercial skillset
  • Demonstrable results focused
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong sense of urgency to complete tasks
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Previous exposure to market analytics and insights
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills


A competitive salary and benefits package, include but not limited to:

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs;
  • RRSP matching program;
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements;
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development;
  • Growth and progression opportunities within the company

Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position. However, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Geanine McGrath
Senior 360 Recruiter



Job ID: #24297