Procurement Advisor

Posted 13 June 2022
Salary$48.62 per hour
Job type Casual
DisciplineHealthcare & Medical

Job description

DFP Perth have a great opportunity to work for one of our Government Clients located in Perth CBD within the health sector. We are looking for a Level 6.1 Procurement Advisor for a 3-month contract with view for extension.

About the Role

The Procurement Advisor will work within Procurement and Supply Business Unit. The services they provide include supply chain and distribution, supplier relationship management, contract management, and broader category management across procurement for the health sector, as well as procurement analytics and oversight.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Manage and/or provide advice on complex procurement, contract management and purchasing projects undertaken within the team or by our customers, providing guidance to our customers regarding options in compliance system and whole of government procurement policy framework.
  • Provide advice to stakeholders on the application of procurement policy requirements, to their specific situations.
  • Providing advice to various stakeholders on procurement, contract management and purchasing matters.
  • Provide critical triage of procurement documentation, making recommendations to senior management and executive.
  • Mentor and assist with the development of junior members within the team.
  • Provide support across procurement education, governance, policy, and the contract management system.
  • Managing the research, development and implementation of procurement, contract management and purchasing practices and guidelines as required.
  • Manages the analysis, development, and implementation activities to improve the practice of procurement, contract management and purchasing in response to issues or environmental changes.
  • Provides input into State Government reviews, initiatives, and inquiries.
  • Provides advice and liaises with a wide range of agencies and groups to ensure a collaborative consultative and consistent approach to implementation of practises associated with policy.
  • Manages the development of reports, documents and presentations as required.
  • Works with and across the state-wide health portfolio to ensure that programs are appropriately developed, established, and monitored in accordance with policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Represents the Office at various forums, committees and working groups as required.
About you
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in procurement development and contract management, including policy, practice and direction within a government or similar environment.
  • Strong commitment to providing highly responsive, customer focused procurement solutions to complex procurement issues across the WA health system in a timely and effective manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, liaise, consult, and build effective working relationships with stakeholders across all levels in both written and verbal forms.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, analytical, and conceptual skills ensuring customer expectations are achieved and issues influencing the quality of procurement solutions are considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a small team environment to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritise and organise workloads to meet agreed timeframes.
To Apply
Application requirements:
Please ensure you include a cover letter and CV addressing the above criteria in Word Format.
If you are interested in this role and meet the above criteria, please “APPLY NOW”

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.