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Purchasing Coordinator



Administration, Sales & Business Development
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

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Pay Grade Range:

$37,950.00 - $88,550.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

Unlock your Altus Experience!

If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

The role of Purchasing Coordinator is a critical part of the Procurement function, providing support across the team. The role will be responsible for undertaking all types of purchasing activities, including source to pay functions, and identifying opportunities to reduce costs and improve the value of operational procurement. You will support driving best value from the Supplier base across various spend category areas. The role is aligned to all areas of the business and categories including interaction with all levels of Altus associates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process RFI, RFQ, RFP & evaluate responses to identify best product & price at the right time.

  • Participate in negotiating contracts and leverage the opportunity for cost reduction.

  • Trigger Contracts & Agreement for renewal of products and services to perform timely renewals.

  • Reviews monthly open PO reports to action for closing. Follow-up with the vendor to expedite outstanding orders, closing POs that have been received and paid.

  • Liaise with vendors to determine requirements for sourcing & apply best practices to reduce turnaround time for orders, queries, discrepancies, RMA's, ETA's, & invoice issues.

  • Maintain up to date records and documents in the information systems on orders and services.

  • Partner with other team members on operational processes, weekly calls, and objectives

  • Build strong internal & external relationships with key stakeholders & Suppliers.

  • Support Senior Manager with one off project and/or Procurement efficiencies as and when required

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or supply Chain and or equivalent Diploma in related field (Desirable)

  • Two plus years ‘experience in procurement function or a related role (Desirable)

  • Process Knowledge of the Procure to Pay Life cycle & Information Management (Desirable)

  • Administration experience could apply itself to this role.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders.

  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite Products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams & Adobe

  • Willingness to learn, develop and get things done.

  • ServiceNow (or equivalent ITSM) and Workday Procurement experience would be desirable (not compulsory).

What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation,

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.