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Procurement Coordinator Co-op

Job ID : 5712
Category : Finance
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada

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Definity includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, we’ve grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.

Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.

As part of Enterprise Procurement, the you will provide general analytical, business and administrative support to the various areas of EP (operations, strategic and risk management). The candidate will be involved in supporting contract management processes, as well as assisting the team with documenting new procedures, updating department templates and general support as needed. 

  • General administrative and procurement support for the broader team 

  • Contract file management 

  • Update templates to reflect new processes, company name change, new policy requirements etc… 

  • Support developing supplier profiles 


What you bring:  

  • Currently pursuing a University or College Degree with a graduation date later than Jan 2023 

  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers 

  • Able to perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure 

  • Problem solving skills – with the ability to consider how things work from multiple perspectives  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Collaborative team player with strong communication skills  

  • Great time management, ability to multi-task and strong attention to details   

  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint 

We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it: 

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).

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