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New Beta Innovation Canada Limited

Associate, Finance (Procurement)

Full Time
6 days ago


New Beta Innovation Canada Limited (NBI-CA) is a preclinical stage life sciences organization in Burnaby, BC. Leveraging on our expertise in research and development, we are transforming drug discovery into clinical applications for unmet medical needs. We have ongoing collaborations with top universities worldwide on various research projects, with distinguished achievements in the areas of oncology, neurology, ischemic and hypoxic conditions.

Our state-of-the-art GMP manufacturing facilities and laboratories in Greater Vancouver are home to a growing team of professionals who are inspired to develop advanced life-saving hemoglobin-based therapeutics for the well-being of people.

Reporting to the Assistant Manager/Manager, Finance (Supply Chain), the incumbent will perform a variety of purchasing related functions from order placement to fulfillment and be responsible for providing communication and administrative support to the daily operations.  

1.    Key Responsibilities

  • Review purchase requisitions, check department and account coding, verify accuracy, terminology and non-technical specifications and update corresponding records in SAP
  • Compare prices, specifications and lead time in order to determine the best bid among potential sources
  • Respond to internal and external routine inquiries related to order management such as order placement, order status, changes and cancellations
  • Contact suppliers in order to schedule, expedite or track deliveries to ensure receipt and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, quality problems and/or price discrepancies
  • Perform corporate searches and maintain approved and potential supplier list
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify requirements and specification and set up material master where necessary
  • Ensure regional and corporate procurement procedures and policies are followed appropriately
  • Perform other duties as required

2.    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of administrative support in an office setting
  • Post-secondary education in supply chain management related fields is an asset
  • Familiarity with procurement and accounting processes is an asset
  • Previous working knowledge with SAP is an asset
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Effective organizational skills with great attention to details
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate positive attitude with a customer service mindset

The best reason is because of our wonderful people and great work environment. If you are looking for a career with meaning and purpose, it’s hard to beat working in life sciences. We provide an attractive compensation and benefits package which recognizes people for their contributions, and comprehensive training and career development opportunities which support our employees’ growth with the company.

If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to APPLY today!

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