Procurement Advisor

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/192111EXT
Closing Date: 10-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: E - TS - RT - CAP DEL - Procurement Advisor - VPS5.pdf (PDF, 124KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Leong Yew

Position Details


  • Annual Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735 per annum plus superannuation
  • Employment Type:  Ongoing Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Negotiable across Victoria

About the Opportunity

The Procurement Advisor sits within Regional Transport and is responsible for procuring services to deliver a large complex capital works program, including procurement of design and project management services, maximising value for money. The Procurement Advisor will provide practical advice on procurement and ensure compliance with the Department's procurement policies.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement (Accomplished) – Uses understanding of clients or stakeholders' context to design and implement systems for continuous improvement within team or organisation; Reviews and analyses internal and external information to improve effectiveness and quality of work; Creates team environments where innovation and creativity are fostered and rewarded.
  • Project Delivery (Accomplished) – Translates strategies into programs or projects that enables achievement of outcomes required; Defines governance e.g. success measures, roles and responsibilities, progress monitoring) required to manage risks and maximise probability of success.
  • Business and Commercial Acumen (Applied) – Understands associated costs of operations and seeks efficient ways of operating, Where external vendors are involved, ensures good understanding on engagement terms and holds parties involved accountable in delivering against agreement.
  • Interpersonal Skills (Accomplished) – Detects the underlying concerns, interests or emotions that lie behind what is being said and done; Presents as genuine and sincere when dealing with others; Projects an objective view of another's positions; Uses understanding of individuals to get the best outcomes for the person and organisation.
  • Develop Capability (Applied) – Actively seeks to improve others' skills and talents by providing knowledge, constructive feedback, coaching and learning opportunities; Consistently developes team capability; Recognises and develops potential in others.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Leong Yew, Manager Program Support at

How to Apply

Applications must include a resume and a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on 10th August 2022

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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