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Date:  Jan 10, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Procurement Specialist - Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE)

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What Is The Opportunity:

Aecon’s Urban Transportation Systems division is hiring a Procurement Specialist to join the Scarborough Subway Extension Stations, Rail and Systems Project - a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Greater Toronto Area.


What You Will Do Here:  

  • Maintain high data integrity when inputting records in the company’s database systems.
  • Provide reporting and analysis on procurement activities, variances and impacts.
  • Successfully executes elements of the project procurement plan in accordance with approved corporate and or project policies, procedures, plans, strategy and budgets.
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of all bid documents, bid tabulations and selection recommendations. This includes preparing the sourcing strategy, bid packages, supplier agreements and overseeing the development of the scope of work.
  • Work collaboratively with key project stakeholders to ensure requirements are captured in the total cost of ownership solution.
  • Relationship management with vendors and internal stakeholders on all procurement related matters.
  • Contract negotiations and preparation, including issuing approval of contract documents, subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Logistics coordination including expediting for critical site deliveries.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.


What You Will Bring to The Team:

  • 5+ years’ experience within a procurement department.
  • Post-secondary education or work experience in a related field.
  • Technical depth of knowledge in the areas of construction related materials and services.
  • Knowledge of procurement principles, techniques, practices, and ethics.
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of contract law, negotiating business agreements, and laws of requesting tenders, proposals, and quotations.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks within a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and be service oriented.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with professionals within industry and internal clients.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills; ability to distill strategy into a clear, compelling and concise narrative.
  • Solid research skills and commitment to continually learn about new products.
  • Attention to detail, mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Understanding of ERP systems, knowledge of SAP planning system would be an asset.
  • Ability to analyze complex data and derive well supported linear and non-linear premises.
  • Results oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and timelines.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate competing organizational needs.
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Highly conscientious and disciplined.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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