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Procurement Officer

Procurement Officer

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Nov 2021
Reference: 1111ALI
Contact Name: Amanda Li
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2021 12:35

Job Description

The opportunity

Collaborate with the procurement team within the Finance unit in this Local Council on a temporary basis providing your understanding of administration of procurement systems and processes. Fundamental knowledge of accounting and solid experience will assist you in a complex environment which requires strict adhesion to all necessary legislation and procurement standards.
What you’ll deliver
  • Providing administrative procurement tasks, purchase order and purchase card support in accordance with policy and procedures
  • System administration and maintenance of the purchasing systems
  • Assisting with reporting and compliance support to the Procurement Coordinator, including reviewing exception reports and identifying violations
What you’ll bring
  • Experience in procurement and procurement administration tasks
  • Good stakeholder engagement traits – communication and customer service
  • Essential accounting knowledge in Accounts Payable as you will be working closely with the Accounts Payable team
  • Ability to undertake tasks in a self-sufficient manner
  • WFH flexibility – in accordance with current legislations and organisation mandates
  • Competitive hourly rate, $38 p/hour + super, 38 hours p/week
  • Working within a busy but collaborative and supportive team
Next steps
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other Finance positions within Local Government, please contact Amanda Li on (03) 8535 3111.
Apply with your CV in Word format by clicking on the link.