Purchasing Coordinator

Job description:

Universal Realty Group is a leader in the development and management of commercial and residential real estate with a reputation for building excellence in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We specialize in a wide spectrum of management services including property management, asset management and real estate development.

We are currently seeking a Purchasing Coordinator to join our team.

Job Summary:

The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for controlling costs, negotiating contracts, contract management, building supplier relationships for the requirements and specification of parts/materials required for our properties.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Request for quote (RFQ) activities; Create RFQs, send to suppliers for pricing, compare returned RFQs from different suppliers
  • Report weekly in team meetings and discuss daily in team huddles
  • Negotiating; negotiate with suppliers to get lower pricing and improved service
  • Building supplier relationships
  • Project management: take lead on projects as assigned by manager, provide purchasing support
  • Negotiating maintenance contracts for the buildings and hotel
  • Must be able to understand the required specifications from the customers, review drawings (internal and external)
  • Preparing contracts for vendors (Currently using the Yardi system)
  • General purchasing when needed


  • 2 - 3 years of purchasing experience
  • Microsoft Office Programs
  • Familiarity with Yardi

Universal Realty Group recognizes our employees as our most important asset and values workers of all ages and backgrounds. We offer excellent opportunities for career growth, as well as employer provided medical benefits and other incentives. We are looking for new talent to join our dynamic team that is setting the standard of excellence in the property management field.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $35,000.00-50,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Purchasing/Procurement: 1 year (required)


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