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Director, Purchasing, City of Brampton

Organization Name City of Brampton City of Brampton
Industry Municipal Government
City Brampton
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID COB0723-DP
Organization Overview / Background

An Exciting Leadership Opportunity for a Seasoned Procurement Professional at the City of Brampton

The City of Brampton is Canada’s 9th largest city, with a population of approximately 700,000 residents. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, and Brampton’s growth represents 90.2% of the net population growth within the Region of Peel (between 2016 and 2021). The City of Brampton is a diverse community with 234 cultures speaking 115 languages. It is also one of Canada’s youngest cities. The City is located northwest of Toronto, within close proximity to Toronto Pearson International Airport. It is home to more than 75,000 businesses, the City’s major business clusters include manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

The City of Brampton is recruiting a Director, Purchasing to build the Purchasing team into a strategic sourcing operation that provides outcome-based, effective and efficient services to acquire goods and services for the City. Temporarily reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director, Purchasing is the City’s most senior procurement professional. This position is responsible for building strong relationships with senior leaders across the City and to become a trusted advisor regarding their business requirements. This position will contribute in a meaningful and business-oriented manner to many of the City’s most important projects.

The ideal candidate has a post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Law or another relevant discipline and possess a professional designation from a recognized purchasing association such as a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) or Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP).

The ideal candidate should have 10 years of progressive Purchasing experience; preferably in a Municipal environment with over $100,000,000 in procurement and 5-7 years of leadership experience in a large highly diversified public or private sector organization and a proven ability to lead, influence, direct and motivate staff.

Search & Application Process

To view the complete position profile, please contact Lorraine Atik at  If you wish to be considered for the position, please forward a cover letter and your resume in PDF format by email above to by August 16th @11:59 pm.

Please be assured that any information shared with Legacy Partners will be treated with the strictest confidence and shared only with the client for the purposes of this search.

Thank you once again for your interest.

Legacy Partners and the City of Brampton are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at the time of application. In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Legacy Partners and the organization throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities.

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