Canterbury-Bankstown Council

Graduate Procurement Officer

Posted: 14 Sep
Closes: 12 Oct
Bankstown, New South Wales


  • Temporary Full Time Opportunity (2 years)
  • Fantastic learning opportunity
  • Flexible work practises

A rewarding opportunity has become available for a talented and motivated individual to be a part of our Trainee, Apprentice and Graduate Program in a Graduate Procurement role.

You will be responsible for assisting with the preparation, issue and evaluation of Council's procurement documents and resourcing contracts. You will also contribute to implementing effective procurement strategies and processes which are consistent with compliance requirements.

The opportunity will be offered on Temporary Full-Time basis (up to 2 years) and will commence early 2022.

Some of your duties will include:

•Assist with the preparation of procurement documents in accordance with legislation and Council's procurement policies/procedures
•Publish tenders/quotations/Expressions of Interest and issue addenda/clarifications, using etendering websites, as well as collating and managing documentation
•Using electronic software, assist with the management of procurement submissions
•Assist with the preparation of procurement recommendation reports for senior management or Council
•Assist with the preparation and issuance of contract documents
•Assist the Team Leader with the maintenance of Council's contract register, Contract User Guides (panel contracts) and preparation of the annual procurement program
•Prepare contract extension documentation
•Maintain contract performance review records, in Council's document management system
•Assist the Procurement unit team to provide other routine and ad hoc services to Business Units
•Assist the Team Leader to implement and monitor appropriate procurement systems and practices to ensure a high degree of compliance, probity and advice to Business Units

You will have:

•A Degree in Business, Finance or similar area
•Class C Drivers Licence
•Proficiency in the use of Microsoft products
•Strong organisational skills
•The ability to prioritise work with a strong attention to detail
•Adaptable communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
•Confident, personable, and energetic demeanour and can liaise with both internal and external stakeholders
•High level of self motivation and ability to use initiative with a willingness to learn
•Positive attitude and constructive approach to challenges

The salary range for this opportunity commences at $63,205 (Grade D, Step1) + 10% super
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How to apply:

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When submitting your application, make sure to address the essential criteria mentioned in the position description in your covering letter.

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

The successful applicant may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check and preemployment medical in accordance with the position.

Applications close at 11:59 pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021.

For more information, please contact Vy Ho (Team Leader Procurement) on 02 9707 9946.