Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-11-03
Reference: V-40239
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2021 17:41

Job Description

Federal Government department, specialising in infrastructure, development and communications is seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist for a long term contract for a major IT procurement exercise. 

The successful candidate will have experience within government procurement policy and procedures and will be quality focused and results driven. 

It would be highly desirable if you have these skills:
  • Demonstrated experience in driving key procurement activities, providing advice on procurement activities and delivering strategic procurements that are complex in nature, high profile and of high risk and high value.
  • Have led or managed a strategic tender process in the public sector within the last 12 months
  • Have well-developed understanding of Government policies, procedures and processes and the ability to apply the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs)
  • Be details-oriented and able to manage requests to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and professional presentation
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders across Government and industry on complex matters.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience and minimum qualifications such as a Diploma in Government or Procurement and Contracts
Location and Contract Term:
The role is based in Canberra with an estimate start of 29 November until 30 June 2022.  2 x 12 month extension options possible.

Security Requirements:
Applicants must be Australia Citizens and have a currnet Baseline Security Clearance.

How to apply:
Please upload your resume to apply.  Please note you will be required to provide a covering letter no longer than 2 pages outlining your skills and experience relevant to the position description, and an up-to-date resume.

Call Kym 1300 944 936 or email for any further information.

Applications close Thursday 11 November 2021.

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