Strategic Procurement Services

Strategic Procurement Services

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Search & Recruitment Services for Mid-level Professionals

Resulted from Procurement Process

Request for Supplier Qualifications (RFSQ) #Q-2019-047-NF

Contract Term

Three years with an expiry date April 30, 2022

Extension Details

Not available

Awarded to

Seven vendors qualified under this Vendor of Record (VOR) program:

  • Altis Human Resources
  • Boyden
  • Four Corners Group
  • HR Associates
  • Ketchum Canada (KCI)
  • Odgers Berndtson
  • Perrett Laver

Strategic Procurement Contact

Nicole Fowler, Associate Director, Procurement Operations
email: or phone: (613) 533-2209 | internal ext. 32209


Additional Program Details:

Recruitment Services Scope

This VOR can be used for recruitment of the following roles in the salary grades of eight to fourteen:

  • Senior Auditor
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Information Security Manager
  • Psychologist
  • Manager, Finance
  • Senior Web Developer
  • Director, Student Counseling Services
  • Other positions not listed that are within the salary grades of eight to fourteen

Exception requests to use a non-VOR

If the VORs are unable to provide recruitment services to you due to the nature of the position you are recruiting for, an exception request will need to be made to Strategic Procurement and prior sign off from Human Resources (contact: Paul Kerekes, email: or extension 78345) and the Human Rights & Equity Office (contact: Heidi Penning, email: or extension 79338) will need to be obtained in order for your exception to be granted.

Note, as part of the procurement process for this service, all VORs were required to meet the university’s commitment regarding Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigeneity (EDI&I) in their recruitment processes.



To utilize this service, contact one of the VORs listed below.  A VOR representative will discuss with you, your requirements and timelines for the recruitment.  A quote (labelled letter of engagement) will be provided to confirm pricing, deliverables and payment schedule.  All engagements with the VORs must be placed on a purchase order via acQuire with quote attached regardless of the value.  Engagements are not to commence until a Purchase Order (PO) has been issued to the VOR.

Value - CAD*, not including applicable taxes Minimum # of VOR quotes required
$0 - $74,999.99 1
$75,000 - $149,999.99 2
$150,000 - $299,999.99 All VORs (3)
Greater than $300,000 Conduct open competitive procurement
* CAD - Canadian dollars

To view all the details of this contract, please visit the Queen’s Strategic Procurement Wiki Page note, users will be required to use their netid to view.


Supplier Contact Information:

Altis Human Resources Inc.
700-330 Bay Street,
Toronto, ON M5H 2S8
Larissa Rowland, Client Relationship Manager
Mike Forbes, Client Relationship Manager for IT recruitment

979 Bank Street, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K1S 5K5
John Caminiti, Partner | | phone: (613) 749-9909
Jess Chupik, Partner | email: | phone: (416) 309-2358 

Four Corners Group Inc.
18 York Street, Suite 430
Toronto, ON M5J 2T8
Suzanne Clark, Partner | email: | phone: (416) 593-0900 ext. 2234

HR Associates
302 The East Mall, Suite 600
Etobicoke, ON M9B 6C7
Sandra Fagundes, Senior Manager | email: | phone: (416) 237-1500 ext. 223

Ketchum Canada (2002) Inc. (KCI)
214 King Street West, Suite 402
Toronto, ON M5H 3S6
Tara George, Partner/Lead, Search & Talent | email: | phone: (416) 340-9710 ext. 1013

Odgers Berndtson Canada Inc.
200 Bay Street, Suite 3150
Toronto, ON M5J 2J3
Colleen Keenan, Partner & Co-Head, Academic Practice | email:
Gerri Woodford, Partner & Co-Head, Academic Practice | email:

Perrett Laver Inc.
555 Burrard Street, Floor 2
Vancouver, BC V7X 1M8
Gordon Lobay, PhD, Partner | email: | phone: (604) 358-7113
Emily Project Manager | email: | phone: (604) 340-7004