Senior Procurement Officer

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CV0444
Closing Date: 06-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - CV0444 - Senior Procurement Officer - VPS Grade 4.doc (Word, 860KB)

Contact: Lillian Kassioras on: (03) 9194 2951

Position Details

About us

The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) oversees the procurement processes and assists departmental staff in managing procurement activities. The branch provides department-wide procurement leadership and strategic direction and is responsible for establishing and leading the development of the department's procurement performance through ongoing policy, process and capability development.

About the role

As the Senior Procurement Officer, you will be responsible for procurement activities involving a wide range of sourcing categories and activities.

In the role, you will:

  • manage the development of plans for a range of procurement and supplier engagements and negotiations
  • project managing public and/or complex procurement and grant allocation activities
  • coach and mentor staff in relation to procurement activities
  • prepare high quality briefings and correspondence, detailed reports and submissions on complex procurement matters
  • work with subject matter experts on procurement activities and contribute to effective internal and external relationships
  • ensure compliance with the Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGPB), policy and departmental procurement guidelines and the Procurement and Contract Management (PCM) Framework.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • demonstrated experience in the procurement of complex service contracts and provision of commercial advice, including high level negotiation skills within the public or private sector
  • experience in achieving successful commercial outcomes through effective procurement processes, demonstrated ability to adapt to change and quickly learn departmental procurement guidelines
  • strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare complex and detail reports on procurement matters for a range of stakeholders.

A relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably encompassing procurement, supply chain, preferably encompassing procurement, commerce, law or business administration is highly desirable,

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

Applications for this role close midnight Sunday 6 January 2019.


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