Senior Procurement Officer

Posted 01 July 2022
Salary$60 - $75 per hour
Job type Casual
DisciplineProcurement & Inventory

Job description

Our state government client is seeking an experienced Senior Procurement Officer (level 6) for a period of 3 months in their Fremantle office.  
  • Fremantle location
  • State government client
  • $60-75 per hour plus Super (depending on experience)
  • 3-month contract
The Role
The Senior Procurement Officer role provides professional procurement advice to staff across the Department for all types of procurement including goods, services, community services and grants; defining and facilitating better practices; working closely with stakeholders, contract managers and teams to achieve effective value-for-money procurement outcomes and ensure compliance with State and the Department policies, standards, processes and procedures.
The position is responsible for the development, facilitation and management of medium to high-risk procurement processes for goods, services, community services and grants, including the development of procurement plans, tender and grant documents, evaluation reports, contract award documentation, contract management plans, and risk assessments, negotiation and consultation with stakeholders.

Work-Related Requirements

  • Demonstrated high level research, conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop strategies in a commercial and/or not-for-profit context. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Government policies, guidelines and practices related to procurement with demonstrated experience and ability to prepare medium to high-risk procurement and technical documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish clear plans and timeframes; and monitor progress to identify and report on risks which may impact on outcomes or individual client/business requirements. Ensures quality and adheres to policies and procedures to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders and within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal, negotiation, written and verbal skills that are clear and appropriate with the ability to liaise and consult effectively at senior levels in the government and non-government sectors.
  • Considerable knowledge of Government Procurement policies, issues, and strategic directions.
  • Full working rights within Australia
  • Current national police clearance, or able to obtain
If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call DFP on (08) 9287 9800 for more information.

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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