Procurement Manager

  • Ottawa, ON
  • 35 minutes Ago Full Time

Buttcon is proud to be a 100% employee-owned COR certified, leading Canadian General Contractor with projects from coast to coast. As a leader in the construction industry, we deliver quality services in ICI and multi-unit residential construction with a focus on off-site construction and sustainability. We utilize innovative technologies that ensure our projects are completed above expectations. As a company, we are committed to working safely and provide exceptional value in our progressive practices and processes. We believe that active listening, the power of a team, building for the long-term, taking action, and sharing success are the keys to a successful future.

We care about the work we do, the people we work with and making a difference through our work. We strive to provide opportunities for growth and development that empower our people.  Our values of Safety, Accountability, Honesty and Integrity, Quality, Entrepreneurial Spirit, and being People-focused, are rooted in our culture and are essential in what we do. Our employees contribute to Buttcon’s success because of their knowledge and dedication to their passion.

If you share our passion for construction, we would like you to be part of our team.

Position Description:

 Be a part of one of Canada’s top construction companies, with successful growth each year. Our project experience is diverse and has established Buttcon as the construction partner of choice for our clients. To be a part of the Buttcon Team means you will have the opportunity to be innovative, entrepreneurial and instill safety and quality into everything you do. Buttcon is looking for individuals that have that entrepreneurial spirit, who are accountable, take responsibility and care about our company, our team, and our clients.  Together we will help you by providing a challenging career in the construction industry.

We are currently looking for a highly skilled, caring, and safety focused individual.  The Procurement Manager is responsible for all purchasing related activities and for ensuring the delivery of materials or services to the site occurs on time, at the right price. The Procurement Manager acts as a liaison between offices and field workers and must possess strong knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.

Come be a part of our growing team and experience the satisfaction of “Transforming Visions into Buildings”.


Here’s What You’ll be Responsible for:

  • Oversee and manage the obtainment of materials, construction equipment, and services needed to successfully complete a project.
  • Conduct product research and find solutions to issues that arise with the products.
  • Evaluate and develop innovative procurement strategies optimize spending, minimize risk, and generate savings.
  • Bid Analysis
  • Review Tender Drawings and Specifications and develop individual sub-trade scopes of work
  • Preparation of Instructions to Bidders on Construction Management and Design-Build projects
  • Guarantee that materials, supplies, and equipment orders are placed in a timely fashion so that the company does not suffer a shortage.
  • Process packing and delivery slips as required. This includes checking for accuracy, assigning value for products received and matching against the purchase order.
  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure all technical data sheets are received and maintained in the master list.
  • Manage the Tender Process including development of Bidder’s List, issuance of Tender Packages and follow-up correspondence with Bidders
  • Review tender results, compare with budgets, and prepare letter of recommendations
  • Negotiate and award sub-contracts
  • Prepare sub-contractor contract documents
  • Manage inventory.
  • Conduct subcontractor and supplier evaluations and selection
  • Oversee risk and compliance management.
  • Manage and conduct contract negotiations.
  • Perform data analysis
  • Prepare subcontractor tender packages including the scope of work.
  • Manage contractor coordination, by issuing the Contractor Agreement and all relevant documentation and verify return and completion in advance of their commencement of work.
  • Monitor delivery of outstanding purchase orders and expedite when necessary with subcontractors and suppliers.

Skills And Attributes

What You’ll Bring to the Team:

  • Able to resolve project disputes effectively in a timely manner.
  • The proven ability to effectively manage and inspire staff.
  • Proven ability to diagnose, analyze, and develop solutions to complex issues.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize various tasks with conflicting deadlines.
  • Self-starter with excellent attitude and initiative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering (Civil/Construction/Architectural), relevant undergrad degree, or Technical College diploma in Construction Management or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Procurement Manager or a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Procurement/ Purchasing Coordinator in the ICI construction industry or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), industry practices, estimating/budgeting and scheduling
  • Strong understanding and adherence to safety standards
  • Gold Seal Certified is an asset
  • LEED Accredited is an asset
  • WELL Accredited is an asset
  • Computer literate, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project
  • E-Builder Project Management Software knowledge is an asset
  • Procore and BIM software knowledge is an asset
   Here’s What You’ll Love
  • The opportunity to work with a growing company that works on diverse projects while using advanced software technology
  • Career development and training tailored to you
  • A work environment that cares about their employees and is inclusive and welcoming to all
  • A hybrid work schedule
  • Competitive benefit plan

Interested candidates are to send their resumes directly to with the subject line – Procurement Manager.  Candidates must include salary expectations in their email.

  While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Buttcon Limited is an equal opportunity employer that proudly recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with disabilities taking part in the recruitment and selection process. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.