The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.
The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.
Human Services Contract Analyst
Regular Full Time
Human Services - Integrated Business Support
CUPE Local 966
As a member of the Human Services Contracts Team, the Contracts Analyst provides procurement and contract expertise to the Human Services (HS) department and acts as a single point of contact between the HS department and internal partners to meet procurement and contract objectives. The incumbent conducts research, implementation and analysis of complex information and provides recommendations that will positively impact the development of the procurements and contracts. The incumbent also provides guidance and advice to ensure procurements and contracts are compliant with Regional By-laws and Corporate standards.
Maintains a close and effective working relationship with internal partners across the
Corporation (i.e. Risk Management Legal, Health and Safety, etc.) in order to act as a single point of contact between the HS department and internal partners to meet procurement and contract objectives
Ensure that contract provisions are in compliance with Regional Bylaws and Corporate standards and that vendors and service providers comply with WSIB and Insurance requirements
Provide HS Department with advice, direction on corporate By-laws or other relevant information, recommendations and support to complete procurements and contracts in line with corporate policies and objectives
Assist Contract Managers with ensuring HS program objectives, vendor performance/compliancy, and quality standards are met in regards to procurements/contracts
Identify, analyze and evaluate contract and procurement trends, emerging needs and service standards through metrics and benchmarking to develop recommendations as they relate to procurements, contracts, and corporate By-laws, and streamline services across divisions and departments
Develop and prepare cost benefit analysis and evaluation matrices with the contract Managers
Complete initial procurement requisitions
Provide information and analytical reports for HS Divisional Management teams to assist with the provision of information to local Councillors, constituents, service providers, local planning groups and community agencies, other regional departments and stakeholders as required
Represent HS on inter-departmental committees and workgroups as a subject matter expert providing advice and ensuring coordinated services on procurements and contracts
Update the Human Services contracts database
Three year college diploma or University degree in related field (e.g. Business, Accounting,paralegal)
Minimum of (3) three years work experience in contract development, purchasing or research, analysis and training related to contracts and procurements
Experience in Human Services would be considered an asset
Thorough knowledge of Corporate Document Execution, Records Management By-Law, Legal and Risk management, Legislative Services and Clerk’s By Laws, Purchasing Bylaws and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as it relates to HS procurements and contracts
Working knowledge of other Departments’ services/programs related to procurements and contracts
Working knowledge of government policy, programs and legislation relevant to Human Services programs
Effective communication skills including writing skills to prepare reports, legal documents,scopes of work, business cases and information papers for a variety of audiences and verbal skills to negotiate, exchange and provide information
Well developed research and analytical skills to evaluate, integrate and analyze diverse data in order to develop recommendations
Time management and organizational skills to prioritize conflicting multiple demands and meet deadlines
Extensive knowledge of multiple computer applications, including but not limited to MS Office, Access, Visio, PeopleSoft, EIM and Adobe Acrobat
Experience with Divisional databases such as OCCMS, SSSMP, and Megamations are considered to be an asset
Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are currently in the bargaining unit.
This position is a bargaining unit position represented by CUPE Local 966. Continuous employment is not guaranteed and may be subject to layoffs as outlined in the Collective Agreement Article 15.
Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite B, Brampton
Hours of Work: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday
If this opportunity matches your skills and qualifications, please apply online.
At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.