Procurement Business Partner

Procurement Business Partner

Job Title: Procurement Business Partner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $50-60 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2972641
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2019 11:47

Job Description

About the Role: 
Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for an urgent contract opportunity within a busy and popular Local Council client in the inner West Suburbs of Melbourne. This will be a full-time contract role for 3 months due to long service leave. 

They are looking for someone to step in and hit the ground running. An experienced procurement business partner who can provide strategic and operational advice and services. Experience working for Local Government would be highly favored. Competitive salary rate at $55-60 per hour. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

-Providing procurement advice for Council, which includes: 
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders to discuss procurement requirements
  • Reviewing and compiling tender documentation, tender evaluations through to contract award
  • Reviewing RFQ documentation and providing support through to contract award
-Assist and advise on contract management:
  • Assisting in the development of policy, procedures and templates for procurement activities
  • Provide training on the procurement function
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Contract Management System, administration of the purchasing cards or corporate contracts
Key Requirements:
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement and customer service
  • Demonstrated understanding of tendering, RFQ and contract administration related processes, systems and procedures in the long term context of the business unit and the wider organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to review documentation to ensure adherence to legislation, Council policy and underlying principles of procurement and contract administration
  • Experience in using a computerized Contract Management System and Purchase Order System (Computron and Magiq highly favored)
  • Research investigation and analysis to provide advice to stakeholders on procurement matters and in the development of Council policy and procedures
  • Understanding of budgetary and financial matters as they relate to procurement and Council’s objectives
  • Experience in working with the Local Government Act and other relevant legislation highly favored
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please reach out to Lucia Schefermann on | 038 535 3100