Procurement Specialist APS6

Posted 29 May 2022
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency

Job description

Short Summary:
We are looking for dynamic and motivated APS6 Procurement specialist Officer
About the Organisation
Our Federal Government client cares and invests in people with disabilities and in development delays in children to improve their outcomes later in life.
About the role
On behalf of a Federal Government Agency based in Canberra, we are looking for an experienced Procurement specialist / Officer until 30 June 2023 with possible extension. The APS6 Procurement Specialist Officer will provide procurement , administrative and operational support that is informed and directed by sound knowledge in procurement related matters and may undertake some research and analysis activities. It is a public contact role and may be required to communicate with and provide advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders.
As the Procurement Specialist / Officer you will; 
  • Manage end to end procurement's.
  • Review and draft procurement documentation.
  • Participate in all phases of procurement as required.
  • Provide administrative support.
Skills and Experience
As this role is with Federal Government, you must be an Australian Citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain Baseline Security Clearance
To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate; 
  • An understanding and working knowledge of Commonwealth Procurement Rules would be highly advantageous. 
  • Experience in procurement activities either via open tender methods or by utilising panel contracts and/or standing offers.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple procurement's simultaneously.
  • Strong skills using MS Office suite including Share-Point.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and has an aptitude for collaboration and negotiation with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Has a high attention to detail and a focus on delivery in a fast paced environment.
  • Evaluation report, and support adjustments arising from negotiations.
  • Experience in managing, coordinating, and dealing with conflicts, complex situation, and information.
How to apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Aureen Vaz on 02 6162 7335 for a confidential discussion ( or email )

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.