Job Details

Maximum $66 per hour plus super
Job Type
Lee Hogben
Contact email
Email Lee
26 days ago
The Senior Procurement Officer partners with stakeholders to plan, develop, source and manage procurement arrangements to effectively meet organisational and business objectives. This role is fully accountable for the delivery of work assignments and projects on time, within budget and to expectations in terms of quality, deliverables and outcomes.

Please note this role is for an immediate start until end-June 2021 and has a maximum hourly rate of $66 per hour plus superannuation.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Undertake business needs assessment, supply market analysis and commercial risk assessments to inform procurement planning and sourcing decisions
  2. Develop, co-ordinate and lead sourcing activities to establish supply arrangements that meet business needs
  3. Develop and administer contract management plans, negotiate changes and modifications, supplier performance management and compliance requirements through effective supplier relationships to enhance business outcomes
  4. Plan and lead contract negotiations in the establishment and review of supply arrangements to deliver value for money procurement outcomes
  5. Partner with staff from across the organisation providing high level advice and guidance to build expertise in procurement, provide governance and improve procurement practice and outcomes.
  6. Deliver training regarding best practice procurement processes to increase procurement capability across the department
  7. Identify, manage and mitigate procurement risks to enable the organisation to meet its obligations and maximise business opportunity
  8. Document procurement processes, decisions and contractual arrangements fully to provide an audit trail for probity and audit purposes

Key Challenges:
  1. Identifying and promoting ways for the business to manage demand, given that this may involve changes in business unit practices that go beyond procurement
  2. Continually building professional knowledge in procurement, the business and markets to enhance the expert advice and support provided to procurement decision-makers, given the complexity of procurement legislation and policy and the dynamic nature of markets

For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please send an up to date CV to and/or contact Lee Hogben on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.