Procurement Specialist - Local Government

Allstaff Australia

Procurement Specialist required for end to end Tender processes for Syd East Council - 6 months Temp - Competitive pay rate - Local Govt exp essential

Procurement Specialist required for a 6-term temporary role working with a large eastern suburbs Sydney-based Council.
The role will specialise in the area of tender evaluation plans, sitting on evaluation committees, report generation (incl. recommendation reports to 
management), covering the entire tender process, end to end.
Applicants with the following skills, experience and knowledge will be considered for this role:
  • Relevant qualifications and/or extensive experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience with the procurement and contract management lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993, Local Government (Tendering) Regulations, ICAC Guidelines, and other legislation relevant to this position.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills to enable effective communication, negotiation and consultation with a wide range and level of internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated high standards of teamwork, including the ability to achieve departmental and organisational goals.
  • Commitment to and demonstration of the values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to balance competing priorities.
  • Excellent decision-making, numerical and analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including a sound working knowledge of procurement and contract management systems, and Microsoft Office desktop applications.
  • Ability to work under one's own initiative without the need for constant supervision.

  • Knowledge of the Technology One Financial System, including Supply Chain Management and Contracts modules, and TRIM document management system.
  • Working knowledge of Australian Standards contracts, contract administration, and supplier management.
  • A current valid Class C driving licence.
Please note the successful applicant will be required to undergo a Criminal Record History Check with a result of no relevant adverse findings.

If this sounds like the next step in your career, apply now or call Abelardo on 02 9734 7006 or 0413 616 223.