Purchasing Coordinator

  • London Police Service
  • 601 Dundas Street , London, ON, Canada
  • Nov 13, 2019
Any Purchasing/Supply Chain

Job Description


Position:    Purchasing Coordinator
Status:        Permanent, Full Time
Application Deadline:    December 3, 2019

The London Police Service is looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to join our Facilities, Finance & Fleet Division.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the development, implementation, and coordination of all procurement activities, processes and Standard Operating Procedures relating to procurement;
  • Establish strong partnerships with internal LPS members, the Police Cooperative Purchasing Group, the City of London purchasing staff and external suppliers to develop and manage competitive bidding, contracts, vendor relationships and internal buying groups;
  • Member of the LPS Equipment Committee and the Police Cooperative Purchasing Group to identify, source, trial, and purchase equipment and clothing needs of the LPS;
  • Coordinate the competitive bidding and contract processes for all procurement methods such as Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Request for Tenders (RFT) or Requests for Proposals (RFP) and facilitate the evaluation, awarding and execution of agreements;
  • Develop and maintain a procurement reporting and analysis and contract registry;
  • Assist with purchasing and coordinating the ordering and of goods and services across all Divisions of the LPS;
  • Assist LPS Quartermasters with issuance and management of inventory of police equipment, clothing and stationary supplies;
  • Monitor the expenditures of accounts as determined by the Director, Financial Services; and,
  • All other duties as assigned within the core competencies.

  • 2 year post-secondary education
  • Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management preferable
  • Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) designation or Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation preferable
  • 24 - 36 months pre-employment related experience

Hours: Monday to Friday, 0800-1600.

Salary Range: $49,720.00 (starting salary) to $68,332.00 (at 30 months).

Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision, Life Insurance, Pension Plan (OMERS), Employee Family Assistance Plan, and On-site Fitness Facilities.

Application Process:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@londonpolice.ca, to the attention of the Inspector, Human Resources Branch, and addressed to the Chief of Police.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the London Police Service; however only those selected will be contacted.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 519.661.5660, or include your accommodation request in your cover letter.

The London Police Service is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. We have over 800 members (officers and civilians) and we proudly serve over 380,000 residents in the City of London. Our mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of London’s communities and our goal is to have a membership that is representative of the diverse London community.