Job Details
  • Reference383758A_1637577926
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantSharrane Martin

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 an APS5 Workforce Procurement Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

Workforce Procurement sits within the Procurement and Corporate Services Branch, supporting the agency to build and maintain an agile workforce.

The Workforce Procurement Officer will be responsible for workforce sourcing, which includes procurement, on-boarding and financial management of external resources across the agency. You will have well-developed communication skills, including the ability to communicate in a confidential and sensitive manner.

Using your judgement, you will need to have the ability to handle time-critical tasks and be required to develop and maintain relationships with managers to direct their requests for resources to the appropriate service provider.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • ensure that Labour Hire Workers are engaged through agreed procurement channels and tracked throughout the Workforce Procurement process;
  • development of procurement documentation;
  • collate candidate packages for assessment by the requesting business area;
  • raise contracts and purchase orders;
  • maintain a shared database;
  • respond to enquiries as an SME;
  • review all documentation received in for accuracy and completeness;
  • manage the timely on-boarding of successful candidates;
  • maintain a high level of communication with all stakeholders;
  • maintain relationships, with internal and external stakeholders;
  • other duties and projects as requested.

Skills & Experience:

  • Contemporary attitude to disability
    • Positive contemporary attitudes to people with disability.
    • Understanding and knowledge of disability and its impact on individuals.
  • Systems
    • Ability to analyse and produce a range of statistics and reports using MS Excel.
    • Intermediate level skills with MS Excel.
  • Communication
    • Communicate clearly with agency managers and senior managers.
    • Provide subject matter expertise on recruitment and on-boarding functions of external staff.
    • Able to negotiate with external providers.
  • Collaboration
    • Ability to assist with process transformation updates and adapt quickly in a changing environment.
    • Experience with writing Quick Reference Guides or externally facing process guides.
  • Service Orientation
    • Commitment to action activities within service level agreement.
    • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 9726 or email for further discussion.