Job Details
  • Reference398566A_1663283876
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryUp to AU$58.50 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian's in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office location in Geelong.

About the role:

The APS6 Procurement and Contracts Officer is responsible for supporting the Agency in its participation at all levels of government. The work will be varied, fast-paced, and highly valued. You will be responsible for managing complex works under the supervision of the manager. Additionally, you will communicate with various internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the government agency.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with the Agency business areas as a procurement business partner to establish appropriate procurement methodologies, preparing a range of procurement documentation, evaluating tenders and negotiating contracts
  • Manage and undertake procurement reporting and verification activities, and processing procurements through the financial management system.
  • Maintain and implement procurement and contract management policies, procedures, and frameworks.
  • Contribute to procurement planning activities within the wider Procurement Team and across the Agency.
  • Provide specialist procurement advice and ensuring the Agency procurement activities are conducted in line with legislative requirements, the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) and the Agency Procurement Policy to deliver value for money outcomes that contribute to better social and economic outcomes for people with disability
  • Provide quality and timely advice to internal and external stakeholders, including guidance and reporting to the Branch Leadership, and the Executive Leadership Team.
  • Monitor and progress work area activities to achieve work area objectives, ensuring consistent and high-quality outputs and maintaining team cohesion

  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Previous Procurement experience, preferably in a Government Agency or Department
  • Ability to understand and apply company policy and procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one

Desirable skills to have for the role:
  • Delivering support and advice in relation to compliance with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR's)
  • SAP experience

What you will bring to the role:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.

How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 28th September 2022