Summer 2022 Co-op – Jr. Strategic Sourcing Co-op – NS Power

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: April 7, 2022

Jr. Strategic Sourcing Co-op

Reference Number: 9711
Department: Procurement/Supply Chain
Location: Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Term, FT (Summer 2022 – May 9th – Aug 26th )
*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript
(unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re
committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees.
We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently
looking to fill two term positions of Jr. Strategic Sourcing Co-op Student.

Please be aware there is a possibility that this will be a work-from-home position should
directives from the Public Health or NS Power recommend this course of action in response to

As part of the Purchasing team focused, the Junior Strategic Sourcing Student will be responsible
• Work with the Buyers to source product;
• Work with the Buyers to expedite orders and resolve past due orders;
• Work with Vendors to complete purchases and resolve outstanding issues;
• Assist in the development of standards, training and communication documentation with
direction from the Purchasing Manager;
• Conduct basic data analysis and assessment of data quality;
• Assist with other business improvement activities and business tasks as assigned.

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring
compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:
• Must be working towards a post-secondary degree in Business or other related discipline;
• Experience and proficiency with entire MS Office suite, particularly Excel (including pivot
tables, VLOOKUP, formulas, merging and master sheets) together with strong analytical, data, and
math skills;
• Must have excellent writing skills;
• Customer Service skills strongly desired;
• Must have strong business and personal communication skills;
• Must have strong attention to detail and prioritization skills;
• Excellent organizational skills, with good problem-solving approach;
• Self-starter; must be able to meet deliverables with minimal supervision.

Reports to: Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Management/ Procurement.

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than April 7th. Late
applications may not receive consideration.
Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best

candidates available. We are committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to
compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and
demonstrated abilities.

In accordance with Emera’s occupational health and safety program and the Emera Vaccine Program,
subject to any approved accommodation, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19. For clarity, “fully vaccinated” means 14 days since having the number of doses or
combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the
jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

At Emera we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from all
qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with
disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants from
these equity groups may self-identify through the on-line application process. Emera supports
candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.

If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent
Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.