Job Details
  • Reference396287A_1659071243
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryUp to AU$42.54 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 days ago
  • ConsultantJohn Todd
As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Procurement and Contracts officer on a 12 month contract with a high potential of extension, in their beautifully located Geelong office.

About the Role

The APS4 Procurement is responsible for providing advice, support and research services to the Procurement and Corporate Services Branch. The position will support the Procurement team to deliver quality outcomes, which are compliant with legislation and ensure value for money.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining a practical understanding of procurement and contracting functions and applying relevant legislative and policy guidance.
  • Undertaking research and analysis activities and drafting initial documentation to support simple to complex procurements.
  • Providing administrative support to the Procurement team.
  • Initiating drafting of procurement related documentation.
  • Entering, extracting and manipulating data to enable accurate Agency reporting.
  • Contributing to team planning activities and identifying opportunities for improvements.

Key skills required for role:

  • Competency in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel (Access is also highly desirable)
  • Knowledge of SAP or other related Procurement based systems

Desirable attributes:

  • Procurement experience spanning either government or non-government sectors and/or is a recent graduate with a focus on developing a career in Procurement
  • Knowledge of end-to-end procurement activities, including familiarity with purchasing systems and processes
  • Certificate IV in Government Procurement and Contracts (or equivalent)


  • ASAP start date
  • 12 month temporary contract with possibility of extension
  • Full time hours
  • $42.54 per hour + super
  • Great location in Geelong

*** Please note you must be an Australian Citizen and will be required to complete a Federal police check ***

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply". Alternatively, you can email John Todd at to be considered.