Procurement Analyst

Posted 01 August 2022
Salary$53 - $58 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment & Defence, Government, Defence, Emergency

Job description

DFP Recruitment are looking for an experienced Procurement Analyst (Level 6) to join our client within a Government Department within the transport Industry. This position will be based within Perth CBD. The role is working full-time initially on a 3-month contract with strong view of extension.
About the Role
Manages the Procurement Analysis team to achieve team, Branch, and organisational outcomes.  Leads the development of strategic procurement plans and ensures they align with wider strategic objectives.  Undertakes spend and market research and consults stakeholders to understand technical and commercial aspects of a range of complex business needs.
Core duties and responsibilities
Planning and Identification of Needs
  • Works with various stakeholders to shape and articulate complex business needs and outcomes.
  • Leads the development of the organisation’s strategic procurement plans and ensures they align with wider strategic objectives.
  • Challenges and offers suggestions to improve procurement activities, and where appropriate, including identifying opportunities for aggregation.
  • Explores and assesses appropriate options and tailors actions accordingly, including utilising innovative procurement strategies for complex requirements.
  • Undertakes complex spend analysis and applies the findings to procurement decisions and sourcing strategies.
  • Develops and communicates strategic procurement intent to support Government and organisation’s social procurement outcomes.
  • Influences stakeholders to make value for money decisions and documents outcomes appropriately.
  • Ensures compliance and the appropriate use of technology and records management.
Market Analysis
  • Undertakes market research and consults stakeholders to understand technical and commercial aspects of a range of complex business needs.
  • Considers the impact of external influences, such as foreign exchange fluctuations, on procurement activities.
  • Critically analyses market conditions and available data to identify trends and opportunities and shapes procurement activities accordingly.
Sourcing Strategy Development
  • Develops standardised sourcing strategies based on category of spend or contracting type (e.g. panel contract arrangements), including recommendation of procurement method and evaluation methodology to deliver good contracting outcomes.
  • Leads the development of sourcing strategies for bespoke or non-traditional procurement processes, working with stakeholders.
  • Understands and advises on the application of Government and organisation’s procurement policy and seeks legal advice where relevant.
Leadership and Management
  • Manages the Procurement Analysis team to achieve team, Branch and organisation’s outcomes.
  • Provides leadership and technical advice to support capability development and the mentoring of staff members.
About you
  • Considerable experience in high-risk and/or complex tender and contract development and/or management.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of government contracting and procurement policies, procedures, issues and strategic direction.
  • Knowledge, and some experience with, contract and commercial law as it applies to the procurement process within the Western Australian public sector.
  • Change management experience, including the ability to introduce and assist the management of change and deliver agreed outcomes.
  • The ability to lead, mentor and coach others, as well as the ability to effectively manage resources.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to prepare complex procurement and technical documents.
  • Experience in negotiation with the ability to engage effectively and manage relationships with stakeholders.
  • Project management skills and experience with the ability to meet targets and deadlines.
To Apply
If you are interested in this role, please “APPLY NOW” please ensure you include a cover letter and CV addressing the above criteria in Word Format.

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.

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