Procurement Specialist

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced procurement specialist to provide procurement advice and deliver value-for-money outcomes for the Department
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/IFSG/1356825
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 13 months
Attachments: 7528 - Procurement Specialist 14-09-18.doc (Word, 217KB)
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Contact: Joanne Roberts
03 9097 7459

Position Details

Procurement Specialist

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced procurement specialist to provide procurement advice and deliver value-for-money outcomes for the Department. Integral to this position will be your ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders, your responsiveness, customer focus and ability to undertake procurement activities as directed by your Manager.

To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated end-to-end procurement ability, an understanding of the public sector environment and a strong customer focus. In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable.

The purpose of this role is to undertake category/contract management for allocated categories (primarily in directs) for the Department under supervision of your Manager; in particular:

• provision of procurement advice and assistance to internal stakeholders;

• work collaboratively as part of a small team to deliver procurement activities for allocated business groups;

• build collaborative working relationships with stakeholders with a focus on customer service and responsiveness;

• undertake benchmarking and research to determine market trends, risks and opportunities to ensure best value for the Department; and

• under supervision, undertake end-to-end procurement activities on behalf of business groups.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close Friday 28 September 2018


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