shipbuilding jobs in Canada

Senior Procurement Specialist

Ref No. EMP459330
Benefits Competitive benefits and full relocation
Location Halifax County, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


Located in the scenic maritime city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this is Canada's most exciting shipbuilding project for over 30 years! With a brand new facility and cutting edge technology, they are building the new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.


Proven experience with contracts management from an engineering industry

The Job

The Senior Procurement Specialist will work as part of the Procurement and Supply Chain team to apply industry expertise, energy and strategic capability to deliver best in class performance for the project.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Program-wide stakeholder engagement
  • Supplier qualfiication, tender and RFP's
  • Contract negotiations and management using ERP & MRP systems
  • Supplier management

Experience and Qualifications required:

  • University degree is preferred
  • Proven, significant work experience in a procurement, supply chain or engineering function
  • Procurement / Supply Chain accreditation would be an asset: SCMP, MCIPS or ISM

Why Halifax:

  • Attractive lifestyle - warm sunny summers for surfing / beach hopping and cold snowy winters for snowboarding / skiing
  • Affordable accommodation - beautiful spacious properties; choose from overlooking a lake, being nestled in woodland or downtown in the lively city centre
  • Social life - a big city with a small town feel
  • Education - excellent facilities including a large number of schools and one of Canada's top universities
  • Connections - only 2 hours by plane to New York and a direct 6 hour flight from the UK

About me:

With 8 years' experience in recruitment, I have personally supported more than 50 families in their move to Canada over the last 6 years. Having also lived overseas as a child and into adulthood, I understand how daunting it can be to transform your life and consider relocating. To find out more information, contact me on:

T: +44 (0) 1489 898136



All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security Clearance and U.S International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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