Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Human Services Contracts Analyst

    Posted Date 6 days ago(4/13/2018 3:05 PM)
    System ID
    2018-7990
    # Positions
    1
    Position Type and Status
    Regular Full-time
    Job Industry
    Social Services
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Post End Date
    4/20/2018 11:59 PM
    Min
    CAD $70,270.00/Yr.
    Max
    CAD $83,611.00/Yr.
  • About Us

      

    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.

     

    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

    Job Description

    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.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • 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

    • Develop and revise contract templates as well as contract and procurement provisions, based on Regional Bylaws, Corporate standards and client requirements
    • 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

    • Interpret client requirements to, and discuss or negotiate contract components with internal and external contacts
    • 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

    • Research, provide new approaches, and collaborate with Contract Managers towards the development of the scope of work for procurements and contracts
    • Complete summary reports, business cases, contracts terminations and amendments
    • 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

    • Execute documents in accordance with Regional By-laws
    • Co-ordinate activities with Human Services staff, internal and external contacts and service providers/vendors as it pertains to the contract development process
    • 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

    • Other related duties as required

    Qualifications: 

    • 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

    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • 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.  

    Additional Information

    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.

     

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