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WSP Canada

Procurement Specialist - Human Resources and Professional services

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Procurement Category Manager, HR and Professional Services, the Procurement Specialist, HR and Professional Services will support the procurement categories of HR and Professional Services in alignment with the defined category strategy.

The Procurement Specialist, HR and Professional Services will perform activities related to the purchasing of indirect goods and services, including the development of supplier strategies, the creation and launch of Request for Proposals (RFP), the analysis of proposals, awarding and implementing contracts, monitoring supplier performance, and working with internal and external stakeholders.


Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • Serves as key contact for internal stakeholders in their area of responsibility while building effective relationships of mutual trust and understanding.
  • Works with internal stakeholders to identify and understand requirements, and reviews and analyzes their budget.
  • Supports the creation of scope of work documentation.
  • Gathers, analyzes, and interprets spend data to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies, and proactively communicates what the data conveys.
  • Creates opportunities to generate savings and improve supplier performance.
  • Manages supplier risks and relationships.
  • Participates in the bidding and tendering process and analyzes and assesses suppliers, as needed.
  • Provides advice to key stakeholders on all aspects of the procurement function to encourage innovative practices, achieves delivery of business outcomes and supports policy directions.
  • Maintains a positive, constructive, and collaborative working relationship with the team, business, and suppliers.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or similar field
  • 3 to 5 years of proven procurement experience
  • Previous experience with multi-national companies
  • Strong commercial acumen with proven category and contract management capabilities
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Strong communication skills in English and in French
  • Ability to influence and manage stakeholders
  • Effective time management and personal organizational skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Multiyear of procurement experience related to HR and Professional Services is an asset

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-08

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