EL1 Procurement Officer

  • Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable
  • EL1 Procurement Officer role within a federal government agency
  • Contract Term: Initial contract till 30 June 2025 with up to 12 months extension option.
  • AGSVA Baseline Security Clearance is required.

Our client is seeking a Procurement Officer (Labour hire) at EL1 equivalent level to join Health Workforce Data Intelligence Unit.

About the role
You will be part of the Health Workforce Data Intelligence Unit (HWDIU) – this is a dynamic team responsible for creating data-driven intelligence to support evidence-based reform of Australia’s health workforce. This team is committed to creating a thriving data-driven culture ensuring workforce data is used to its maximum potential. The HWDIU reports directly to the First Assistant Secretary of the Health Workforce Division and is led by a Senior Director.

Reporting to the Director, the role of the Procurement Officer involves leading a small team responsible for procurement processes including consultancies, labour hire, the management of contracts and tracking and managing budgets. It is the role of the Procurement Officer to engage with external stakeholders, provide direction to team members and be adaptive and flexible to emerging work needs.

The Procurement Officer must have a demonstrated history of experience in Government procurement processes and procedures. In addition, sound stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills.

Key Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Lead procurement processes including consultancies and labour hire in line with Commonwealth Procurement guidelines and relevant departmental policies;
  • Produce procurement documentation and complete updates within SAP;
  • Manage contracts;
  • Manage and track budgets
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including liaison, negotiation, and consultation;
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to team members.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 12 months experience working on Federal Government procurement
  • Certificate 4 in Government Procurement

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • To be eligible for employment in this role, you must be an Australian citizen, have an up-to-date police check with no qualifications or disclosable outcomes.

How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your application to Connie at Talent International by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button. Alternatively, you can contact Connie on 02 6129 6318 or connie.tong@talentinternational.com for further information.

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Procurement Advisor

  • Australia
  • Queensland
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Talent International is searching for a Procurement Advisor to join our client, a large state government department,

  • 12 month contract plus extensions
  • Based on the Gold Coast | 2 Days WFH
  • Daily Rate Contract

About the role:
As a member of the Procurement Team you will provide procurement support across the whole of South Coast Region/District for Infrastructure and Goods and Services procurement: (Project & Cost Centre)

Key Accountabilities

  • Undertaking infrastructure and goods and service procurement activities in the South Coast Region, ensuring that all relevant Department Policies and Procedures are followed.
  • Preparing end to end procurement activities including procurement planning; document and contract preparation; evaluation; supplier negotiation; supplier relationship; and contract management.
  • Assisting Project Managers with advice on Contract Management, Supplier Relationship and Supplier Negotiations Matters.
  • Developing the procurement capability across the Region by designing, sourcing, and delivering training to Project Managers and Support Officers.
  • Analysing and researching contractual issues and provide sound solutions.
  • Utilising and providing training and advice on the Departments electronic tendering systems QTender, QBuild (eTender) and Vendor Panel.
  • Promoting best practice procurement processes, demonstrating a thorough working knowledge of procurement policies and legislation.
  • Monitoring the team inboxes and ensuring tasks are dealt with in a timely accurate manner.
  • Identifying process improvements, providing ad hoc procurement advice, and being responsive to continuous change.

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IT Contracts Manager

  • Australia
  • Greater Geelong
  • Contract
  • Geelong/WFH hybrid, attractive $$ on offer

Working for this large government body as a Manager, Contracts & Commercial, you will manage both the upfront procurement activities for IT Contracts below a defined organisational threshold, and the on-going monitoring and compliance activities relating to key IT contracts.

Key skills

  • Influence policy and procedures covering the selection of suppliers, tendering, procurement and benchmarking
  • Establish procurement strategies, standards, methods, processes and good practices that ensure compliance with legislation, regulation and third-party information security
  • Identify external partners, engaging with professionals in other related disciplines as appropriate
  • Lead the procurement process, from clarifying requirements through to placing, monitoring and terminating contracts
  • Oversee and measure the fulfillment of contractual obligations
  • Use key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor and challenge performance and identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Actively support and engage with experts and stakeholders to ensure continuous improvements are identified through review and benchmarking processes
  • Collect supplier performance data and investigate problems
  • Monitor and reports on supplier performance, customer satisfaction, and market intelligence

Skills and experience

  • Experience in IT Contract management and/or Procurement role across a variety of process and functions, particularly in the areas of IT supply, license, support and services agreements
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a Procurement and Contract Management function
  • Proven complex procurement experience with responsibility for delivery of procurement benefits including financial savings
  • Expertise in building strong and productive working relationships within teams and with clients and internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong influencing skills at senior levels to influence acceptance of a new way of working
  • Excellent communication, written and influencing skills, and the ability to adapt these to a diverse range of stakeholders and contexts.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage and prioritise a plan of work in a team environment
  • Strong understanding and application of the procurement and contract management framework as it applies to the Victorian Government public sector is highly desirable

Apply now to secure an interview or contact Samantha Hogan on 9236 7786 for a confidential discussion.

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Senior Procurement Officer

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Contract
  • AU$68 - AU$72 per hour

The Role

Our government client is seeking an experienced Senior Procurement Officer to lead the development of three procurement activities collectively valued at approximately $6M. The focus of these procurements is Early Childhood professional learning. This is an initial 3 month contract with a strong possiblity of extension.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of three procurement activities in the Early Childhood professional learning domain.
  • Manage procurement processes, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their requirements and provide expert guidance on procurement strategies.
  • Oversee the procurement budget and ensure efficient allocation of resources.

About You

  • Proven experience as a Senior Procurement Officer or in a similar role.
  • Expertise and knowledge of the early childhood sector and current reform efforts.
  • Strong ability to design specifications with a focus on high-quality adult professional learning.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and policies governing procurement in the government sector.

If this sounds like you Apply Now to email Ahmad at ahmad.jahfar@talentinternational.com

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ICT Contract Manager

  • Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Contract
  • Super
  • SFIA 5/6 ICT Contract Manager – Federal government agency
  • Contract duration: Initial 12-month contract + up to 2 x 12 months extension options
  • NV2 Security Clearance is required prior to commencement

Our client is seeking a high performing ICT Contract Manager to join the ICT Strategy and Investment Management Branch.

About the role
The ICT Strategy and Investment Management Branch within DFAT’s Information Management and Technology Division, has a requirement for a labour-hire resource to fill the role of ICT Contract Manager with expertise in the administration of telecommunications arrangements and other contract management aspects.

The successful candidate must be able to satisfy the following essential criteria:

  • Engage in day-to-day contract management activities that reflect departmental needs, align with departmental priorities and comply with applicable legislation, regulations, policies, guidelines and procedures (e.g. PGPA Act, Commonwealth Procurement Rules, FFSP Act and the DFAT Procurement Policy).
  • Engage in vendor relationship management and industry engagement activities to improve the way in which goods and services are delivered including contract negotiation.
  • Undertake commercial analysis of suppliers to ensure ongoing value for money propositions.
  • Interpret and draft procurement and contract documentation including tenders, panels, contracts and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Collects and collates data to support collaboration and negotiates terms and conditions to reflect the scale of requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in managing teams and a proven track record in contract management, preferably in ICT contract management.
  • SFIA Level 5/6 in Contract management (ITCM).
  • Have the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and be comfortable working in an environment of changing priorities with tight timeframes.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • To be eligible for employment in this role, you must be an Australian citizen, have and hold, or be capable of acquiring and then retaining, an Australian Government security clearance at the NV2 level for the duration of the Contract term.

How to Apply:
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