APS6 Procurement and Contracts

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary$60.26 per hour plus Super
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

The Opportunity 

On behalf of a large Federal Government Agency, we are looking for an experienced APS6 Procurement and Contracts -Lead to join the Procurement Team within a Federal Government Agency on a 12-month assignment with the possibility of extension.

This role will be based in Geelong and will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, paying $60.26 per hour plus super. 

Responsibilities include; 
  • As a procurement business partner, you will establish appropriate procurement methodologies, preparing a range of procurement documentation, evaluating tenders, and negotiating contracts.
  • Oversee procurement reporting, verification, and financial transaction processing.
  • Develop and enforce procurement and contract management policies, procedures, and frameworks.
  • Contribute to procurement planning efforts within the wider team and across the organisation.
  • Provide specialised procurement advice, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements and procurement policies for delivering value for money outcomes.
  • Offer timely advice to internal and external stakeholders, including leadership teams.
  • Monitor and advance work area activities to achieve objectives and maintain team cohesion.
To be considered for this role you will demonstrate; 
  • Providing specialist procurement advice to nominated business areas.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to interpret policy and legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience developing procurement documentation, evaluating tenders, and negotiating contracts.
  • Managing related procurement reporting and ensuring appropriate records management
  • Ability to contribute to team professional development.
  • Excellent organisational and stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrated government procurement experience will be highly desirable.
  • Leadership skills at APS6 work level standard would be highly advantageous.

To Apply 

As this role is within the Federal Government, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship in order to be considered.

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call DFP on 86329900 for more information.

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