Senior Procurement Officer

Posted 01 February 2024
Salary$57 - $65 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineAged CareGovernment Federal

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Parramatta with hybrid flexibility
  • Immediate start contract until 30 June 2024
  • $57-$65 per hour + Super
Our Federal Government Client is the national end-to-end regulator of aged care services. They are focused on delivering a world-class sector that safeguards the welfare and rights of older Australians.
The Role
Reporting to the Assistant Director Procurement, the Senior Procurement Officer provides specialist procurement advice and support to program areas across the business and facilitates services and systems which support the priorities of the organization.
Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:  
  • Support the project managers with developing the approaches to market and reviewing the procurement documentation related to the RBAC program contributing to maintaining program schedules.
  • Implement the recommendations of the Management Initiated
  • Assist with the implementation of the TechnologyOne Finance System Sourcing Module
  • Provide staff across the organisation with guidance and advice to enable them to conduct compliant procurements with the Commonwealth Procurement Framework.
  • Provide first-line support to staff on the contracts (purchasing) module of the TechnologyOne finance system including advising and assisting with rectifying incorrectly entered contracts.
  • Monitor procurement and contractual arrangements and ensure compliance with Commonwealth Procurement Framework and Commission requirements by QAing contracts coming through the TechnologyOne Contracts Resource Pool.
  • Ensure the Commission complies with AusTender reporting deadlines by drafting contract notices to AusTender and updating the TechnologyOne finance system with CN #’s.
  • Extracting data from various sources and preparing reports on procurement activity for internal and external use including Budget and Senate Estimates, “Murray Motion” reporting, Risk & Audit Committee.
  • Maintain currency of Commonwealth Procurement Framework knowledge and requirements to support the Commission’s procurement activities.
  • Escalating complex issues to the Assistant Director
  • Other related/connected duties as required
To be successful you will need:
  • Certificate IV in Government (Procurement & Contracting) or other relevant work experience
  • Previous experience within the Australian Public Service is highly desirable
  • Demonstrate independent problem-solving skills, have a proven ability to deliver complex or sensitive tasks to a high standard, and exercise initiative and judgement in managing competing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both in preparing a range of material, including procurement documentation and contracts; and in forging strong and collaborative professional relationships, and delivery of training to stakeholders.
To Apply
To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship and will undergo a police background check prior to commencement.
If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 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.