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Procurement Officer - Identified / Indegenous

Job description

Role title: Procurement Officer - Indigenous / Identified
Duration: ASAP start date - 6months from commencement
Pay rate: $65/hour + Super
Working hours: 8hours/day, 40hours/week
Work location: 4 Parramatta Square with WFH set-up (3-4 days a week from home)

Primary purpose of the role:

The Procurement Officer provides procurement expertise and assists stakeholders to plan, develop, source and manage procurement arrangements to effectively meet business outcomes and government directions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understanding of NSW government procurement requirements, previous experience in procurement and with source to contract system is highly desirable.
  • Provide sound advice and support to the AHO project teams on individual procurement projects, category management, supplier relationship management, policy & governance, systems and continuous improvement.
  • Engage and consult with key stakeholders to identify emerging issues and develop solutions that support sound procurement decisions and approaches.
  • Manage and deliver procurement projects on time and on target as required for the Agency to maintain sound existing reputation.
  • Conduct engagement, planning and analysis that support business needs and strategic objectives.
  • Deliver value for money for the Agency while supporting social and environmental procurement objectives.
  • Validate stakeholder business needs, compile and source market information, and assist in analysing markets and assessing risk to inform procurement planning and sourcing decisions
  • Conduct sourcing activities in accordance with established policies and procedures to meet business needs and participate in negotiations to establish and review supply arrangements that will deliver value for money procurement outcomes
  • Implement and contribute to the development of contract management plans, resolve issues, monitor performance and negotiate contract variations through effective supplier relationships to enhance business outcomes
  • Provide advice, information and guidance on procurement related matters to staff across the agency to provide governance and support good practice in procurement
  • Identify, mitigate and escalate procurement risks to enable the organisation to meet its obligations and maximise business opportunities
  • Maintain and update procurement records and generate reports on procurement and contract activity to meet organisational compliance requirements and provide access to procurement information.

    Key challenges:
  • Explaining procurement processes and requirements to those responsible for business unit spend and persuading them to adopt best practice, given the complexity of procurement and the time-pressured working environment
  • Keeping up to date with procurement policy, processes and legislation and building knowledge of the business and supplier markets, given the rate of change in these areas.

    Applications Close 10th July at 10am

    Forward your resume to the link provided or contact Gary Ostro on 92903733 for further information