APS5 Procurement & Contracts Officers

  • Australia
  • Greater Geelong
  • Contract
  • Up to AU$55.24 per hour

Our client is a community focused federal government agency. They have an exciting opportunity available for multiple APS5 Procurement & Contracts Officers to join the team.

The opportunity

Our client is a community focused federal government agency. They have an exciting opportunity available for multiple Procurement Officers to join the Procurement & Corporate Services team in assisting with partnering with the business areas to procure goods and services, and ensure value for money outcomes.

  • 12 month initial contract with likely ongoing extensions
  • APS 5 level role offering an hourly rate of $55.24 + Superannuation
  • Office located in Geelong, with 2 days per week work from home

About the role

As a Procurement Officer, you will be accountable for organising workflow, and making independent decisions relating to procurement and contacts management. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing level administrative support to the Procurement team, managing confidential and sensitive information
  • Providing procurement advice and support to the broader Agency
  • Delivering support and advice in relation to compliance with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) and Guidelines, Agency Procurement Policy and procedures
  • Assisting with tracking value for money based outcomes and preparing reports against KPIs
  • Preparing a range of procurement related documentation
  • Drafting correspondence and reports, including emails and letters
  • Entering, extracting and manipulating data to enable accurate Agency reporting
  • Contributing to team and branch planning activities including identifying opportunities for improvements

About you

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in procurement or contract management, preferably in a Government Agency including federal or state government
  • Basic level of understanding of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR’s)
  • Some knowledge of or exposure to the fields of either ICT or construction
  • SAP experience or similar relevant experiences in administrative processing through financial management systems
  • Ability to understand and apply company policies & procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written & verbal communication

Please note that you must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible to apply for this role.

Submit your resume, or for further information please contact Samuel.beckett@talentinternational.com

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