Business and Corporate Services – Procurement Officer and Senior Procurement Officer
We are seeking to permanently fill two (2) positions within our newly established structure as part of the amalgamation of the Departments of Planning, Lands Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs. If you have experience in procurement and contract formation and management, we encourage you to apply
There are currently two (2) permanent full time positions available. The roles are responsible for:
Procurement Officer, Level 4 – Permanent Full Time
(a) The development of low to moderate risk contracts (goods, services, consultancy and works), undertaking procurement planning, tender documentation, evaluation and contract formulation in consultation with stakeholders and in a timely and efficient manner so as to deliver effective procurement solutions.
(b) The maintenance of procurement registers and databases and utilisation of this data to prepare Procurement Services and Whole of Government reports.
(c) Providing highly responsive, customer focused contracting and procurement activity and advice across the Department, supporting managers in their procurement activity and ensuring that procurement policies and procedures comply with relevant legislation and government policy.
Senior Procurement Officer, Level 5 – Permanent Full Time
(d) The development of semi complex and moderate risk contracts (goods, services, consultancy and works), undertaking procurement planning, tender documentation, evaluation and contract formulation in consultation with stakeholders and in a timely and efficient manner so as to deliver effective procurement solutions.
(e) Undertaking contract administration and management of contracts for goods, services, consultancies and works.
(f) Communicates effectively, both written and verbally, when providing specialist advice to stakeholders in regard to semi complex and moderate risk contract development and operational management, relevant legislation and Department and government policies.
Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar (permanent, fixed term, full-time or part-time) vacancies for a period of twelve (12) months from the initial date of the appointment.
About the branch
The Finance and Procurement teams making up Finance Services will manage, translate and provide finance and procurement information and initiatives to enable the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage (DPLH) to meet its current and future priorities and deliver whole of government objectives. Finance and Procurement Services adopt a strategic approach in delivering their finance and procurement functions and ensures that these are consistent with the Department’s Statement of Strategic Intent and the WAPC’s Strategic Plan. Our strategic pillars include:
- Finance operating model: finance foundations embedded and the Finance brand recognised as a credible, reputable and strategic core function.
- Efficient and contemporary process: lean finance functions with improved value chain, contemporary technology and data analytics.
- Strategic decision solutions: focus on value-add solutions and business partnership by strengthening strategic and operational decision support.
- Procurement optimisation: strategic procurement by extracting and sustaining value through contracts management, market intelligence and improved governance.
High performing teams: talent management of competent and motivated staff, working together with stakeholders to deliver quality services.
If you would like to know more, please give Sheridan Gore, Principal Procurement Consultant a call on (08) 6551 9606 or email Sheridan.Gore@dplh.wa.gov.au to discuss the role in further detail (please don’t send your application to Sheridan or seek assistance with lodging your application).
The Department's values are an integral part of how we do business and we expect all successful candidates to be capable of operating in line with these beliefs. Successful candidates would also need to operate within the Public Sector's Code of Ethics. Attached to this advert is a copy of the Departments Values Capability Framework.
Our Values: Integrity – Respect – Collaboration – Professionalism – Innovation
Public Sector Code of Ethics: Personal Integrity – Relationships with others - Accountability
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our agency.
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How to Apply
If this role sounds appealing, apply now by submitting the following:
- A maximum three (3) page covering letter that demonstrates you have the skills, knowledge and experience to perform the role(s) (as outlined above).
- Tell us how you would apply the Department’s values and ethics into this role and the contribution you would make, and
- A comprehensive CV that clearly articulates your talents and key achievements.
Procurement Officer, Level 4
If you wish to apply for the Procurement Officer role, please address requirements (a), (b) and (c) in your covering letter and CV.
Senior Procurement Officer, Level 5
If you wish to apply for the Senior Procurement Officer role, please address requirements (d), (e) and (f) in your covering letter and CV.
Applying for both positions?
If you wish to apply for both positions, please address requirements (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) as listed above in your covering letter and CV.
IMPORTANT: Please ensure you state in your covering letter the level and job title you are applying for.
There is no job description form to accompany this recruitment. Please ensure you have saved your documents in MS Word (.doc files only) or PDF format and have allowed plenty of time to submit your application, as late, emailed and proforma applications will not be accepted.
To be eligible for permanent employment in the Public Sector, applicants must be able to provide a copy of proof of residency (i.e. citizenship, permanent residence or a valid working visa). If you are on a working visa, you may be eligible for temporary appointments, before an appointment is granted you must provide your passport details so that your working rights in Australia can be verified. While these details will be sufficient in the application, the original document will need to be sighted prior to appointment.
If you experience technical issues when submitting your application, contact firstname.lastname@example.org , please call (08) 6551 9419 for any other queries.
Closing Date – Thursday, 25 October 2018 at 4:00PM.
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