Procurement Planning Advisor

Posted 01 August 2022
Salary$46 - $51 per hour
Job type Casual
DisciplineGovernment State, Policy Analyst/Advisor

Job description

DFP Recruitment are looking for an experienced Procurement Planning Advisor 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
The Procurement Planning Advisor (Level 5) contributes to the development of the organisation’s strategic procurement plans, ensures they align with wider strategic objectives and advises business areas on procurement planning.  Undertakes spend and market analysis and applies findings to procurement decisions.
Core duties and responsibilities
Planning and Identification of Needs
  • Works with various stakeholders to ensure business needs have been identified and specifications are clear, concise, complete and accurate.
  • Influences stakeholders to make value for money decisions and documents outcomes appropriately.
  • Ensures compliance and the appropriate use of technology and records management.
  • Supports and advises business areas on procurement planning and application of strategic procurement plans to their business requirements.
  • Identifies opportunities for aggregation.
  • Undertakes spend and market analysis and applies findings to procurement decisions.
Market Analysis
  • Undertakes market research and consults stakeholders to understand the range of business needs.
  • Understands general market conditions.
  • Adjusts procurement activities to reflect current or predicted market conditions.
Team Management
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with both internal and external clients and stakeholders.
  • Fosters positive team values and a cooperative team spirit.
  • Provides leadership and technical advice in mentoring and coaching junior staff.
About you
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the application of government contracting and procurement policies, procedures, issues and strategic direction.
  • Knowledge of contract and commercial law.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and to contribute to the attainment of team goals and outputs.
  • Sound verbal and interpersonal skills, with the ability to consult, negotiate, and manage relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Sound written communication skills, with the ability to prepare technical documents.
  • Ability to undertake market research.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve issues involving a range of stakeholders.
  • Experience in identifying and assisting in the resolution of probity issues related to tendering and contracting activities.
  • Sound organisational skills with the ability to meet milestones 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.

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