Procurement Officer

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Procurement Officer

Northbridge Recruitment have been engaged to source a Procurement Officer for a leading agency based in NSW Government.  It is an exciting opportunity to support various projects of work and to support cost effective procurement activities. 

This role will sit in the finance procurement and strategy team who's primary focus is to support and deliver cost effective procurement activities to achieve objectives. There are 4 category teams delivering expert advice, support and savings in the following categories: outsourced service delivery, operations and security, corporate enablers and ICT. As a procurement officer you would be supporting the following categories: 
  • Professional services including consultancy, contingent workforce, travel and workplace supplies
Key accountabilities:
  • Manage and deliver procurement projects on time and on target as required for the department to maintain and extend its procurement accreditation.
  • Provide sound advice and support to the Procurement team and Business Owners across the Department on individual procurement projects, category management, supplier relationship management, policy & governance, systems and continuous improvement.
  • Deliver value for money for the Department while supporting social and environmental procurement objectives.
  • Conduct engagement, planning and analysis that support business needs and strategic objectives.
  • Provide timely advice, communication, reports and submissions for key divisional, departmental and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that tools, systems and reporting including spend analytics support best practice in procurement.
  • Participate in procurement initiatives and projects, as required, and may be deployed to other areas within the Procurement to meet client and business needs, drive cross- skilling and enable skills development.
Key challenges:
  • Focusing on creating a consistent environment to obtain best value for money, while ensuring compliance with government standards, maintaining probity and managing risk exposure.
  • Dealing with matters of a sensitive and confidential nature and demonstrating appropriate levels of professionalism and trust.
  • Leveraging procurement opportunities in a diverse organisation and analysing complex information across multiple information systems.
  • Essential requirements; Knowledge of the NSW Procurement Framework, procurement governance and procurement policies. Relevant work experience in procurement, project management or a related area.
If you would like to apply for this opportunity please APPLY ASAP as we are currently shortlisting candidates. For further information reach out to or call 0432 810 916

Rebecca Portugall
Senior Consultant - Procurement 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE for this role. Australian PR or Citizenship is required