Purchasing Clerk

Employment type: Full-time
City: Victoria
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across British Columbia, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.

These include:

Patients first

Best value

Results matter

Improvements through knowledge

Open to possibilities.

With more than 10,000 employees and an annual budget of over $1 billion, the PHSA is home to many talented and dedicated health care professionals and administrative staff who are focused on providing solutions that lead to better health throughout the province.

Each of our agencies offers a unique culture, a strong leadership presence, in-depth mentorship and preceptorship programs, as well as an inspiring environment that will motivate you to excel in your career expertise every day.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has a province-wide mandate to provide health services to the province of British Columbia through our globally recognized healthcare Agencies, Services, Programs and Divisions. As BC's specialty Health Authority, we have established a reputation for innovation and compassion based on the unwavering belief that patients come first. It is a belief you will find reflected in every facet of PHSA. From ground-breaking research to promoting province-wide initiatives, we seek system-wide improvements that continually improve the way health services are provided, with an emphasis on prevention, promotion and protection. PHSA is a respected leader driven by some of the most progressive and accomplished healthcare specialists in the world.


We offer unique careers where you can focus on your specific career path and collaborate with multi-disciplinary and highly skilled teams to enhance your specialization, expertise and personal growth. As part of a vast network of leaders and innovators, you will have access to lifelong learning and a supportive environment that respects you and the goals you want to accomplish. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and training serves to ensure the success of your professional development.

Health Shared Services BC (HSSBC) is a unique initiative that provides non-clinical support services to BC's six health authorities. Our collaborative organization enables the health authorities to achieve more collectively than they could separately. The number one priority of our health care system is making sure that patients get the best care possible. Health Shared Services BC is committed to consistently seeking ways to get the most out of every health care dollar. By finding opportunities for the health authorities to improve cost effectiveness and enhance service quality, we are able to maximize the resources that go to direct patient care.

Purchasing Clerk Opportunities Available in Victoria & Nanamio BC

Victoria - Temporary Full Time (Until January 2015)

Victoria - Casual / On Call (Ongoing)

Nanaimo - Casual / On Call (Ongoing)

The Supply Chain Purchasing Clerk assists customers with their daily supply, services and sourcing needs and is responsible for organizing and processing requisitions and disbursements for goods and services by utilizing supply chain procurement systems and computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The Purchasing Clerk performs Supply Chain clerical duties including reconciling invoices, contacting suppliers to arrange adjustments to invoices or modifications to original orders, and is responsible for a variety of other clerical functions such as word processing technical and non-technical materials, spreadsheet, and database duties. Under the supervision of the Buyer and/or Management, the Purchasing Clerk drafts all sourcing documents and conducts all related research and documentation. The Purchasing Clerk maintains master contract files and assists Buyers and Leads in accordance with the sourcing process as per the Supply Chain Sourcing Methodology.


Education, Training and Experience

Grade 12 supplemented by accounting courses and three years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Experience processesing purchase requisitions, expediting, following up on back orders.

Skills and Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to deal with others effectively.

Ability to organize work.

Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Ability to operate related equipment.

We invite you to apply by clicking on the link below to view the Purchasing Clerk Opportunties in the various cities.  Please click on the position you are interested in, then on the "Apply Online Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.


Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http:careers.phsa.ca/

For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit: www.hssbc.ca

HSSBC is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 2 Years

Education: Diploma

Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services

Job Function: Accounting and Finance

Website: http://www.phsa.ca