Buyer IIA

Temporary Full-Time (Indefinite)
Location: Happy Valley - Goose Bay

The Buyer IIA is responsible for the procurement of supplies and capital equipment for Labrador Grenfell Health. Work involves receiving and reviewing requisitions to ensure completeness and accuracy; liaising with vendors for product updates or to answer questions regarding the procurement process; creating and issuing purchase orders to suppliers; determining appropriate purchasing methods to use and taking action to finalize the purchase, which may involve direct purchases, emergency purchases, and standing offer purchases; and other related duties as required. 


  • Successful completion of one of the following is required: 
  • A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized/accredited university;
  • A three-year diploma in Business Management from an approved/recognized college;
  • A recognized certification or accreditation in the purchasing field such as Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP);
  • Minimum of two years buying experience within the last four years is required;
  • Experience using various computer applications and the Meditech System is an asset; 
  • A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Duties (Include but not limited to):

  • Occasionally to regularly required to lift/move objects up to 10 lbs. 
  • Constantly uses fine finger/precision to work on computer or perform clerical duties such as filing, answering the phone and maintaining inventories.
  • Occasionally requires a variety of body postures including bending, reaching and stretching. 
  • Constant visual and auditory concentration and multiple time pressures/deadlines with a lack of control over work pace.
  • Other related duties.


  • CG-28 of the NAPE - HS Salary scale, $23.89 to $26.47 per hour, plus applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work: 

  • 75 hours biweekly

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2019000249N

Human Resources
Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P 1C0
Tel: 709-897-2164 Fax: 709-896-4741
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About Labrador Grenfell Health

The Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (Labrador-Grenfell Health) was formed on April 1, 2005, with the merger of Grenfell Regional Health Services and Health Labrador Corporation.

Labrador-Grenfell Health provides quality health and community services to a population just under 37,000 and covers the communities north of Bartlett's Harbour on the Northern Peninsula and all of Labrador. Corporate headquarters is located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Labrador-Grenfell Health employs approximately 1500 staff and operates twenty-two facilities, including three hospitals, three community health centres, 14 community clinics and two long-term care facilities. Labrador-Grenfell Health is an integrated health and community services board.

It delivers both primary and secondary health services to the residents of the region, including:

  • acute care, diagnostic and clinical support services
  • community health and wellness
  • health protection services
  • long-term care
  • mental health and addictions services
  • residential services
  • therapeutic intervention, family rehabilitation and other rehabilitation services

In the Aboriginal communities, Labrador-Grenfell Health is joined by the Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development, two Innu Band Councils, NunatuKavut (formerly the Labrador Métis Nation), Health Canada and private practitioners in delivering community health programs that meet the health needs of residents in the region.

Join our Team

Labrador Grenfell Health is a team of approximately 1500 employees - where everyone matters. We provide quality health care services to a population of just under 37,000 through the operation of 22 facilities that include 3 hospitals, 3 health centres, 14 community clinics and 2 long term care facilities.

Labrador-Grenfell Health offers a unique opportunity to live and work in a region of Atlantic Canada than combines the peace and quiet of a rural setting with modern equipped facilities and a strong sense of community spirit.

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