An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Procurement professional (Band 8) to join one of Victoria's fastest-growing Councils with an operating budget in excess of $400m. As Procurement Coordinator you will play a vital role in negotiating, interpreting and managing contracts of significant size and complexity.
Working across the organisation you will be responsible for developing a Strategic Procurement Plan in consultation with all department managers for annual supply requirements and the 5-year Capital Works program (>$400m).
Establishing and maintaining a comprehensive contract register, contract management system and category spend register will also be an essential part of the role.
With your strong influencing and organsiational skills you will advise management on best practice procurement arrangements and will coordinate tendering and purchasing support services to the organisation.
To be successful for this role you must also be commercially astute, adept at developing and writing contract specifications and analysing tender documentation and a strong communicator.
You are also a team player and high achiever with a flair for innovative solutions. An understanding of the Local Government Act is highly desirable.
Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.
Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.
What We Offer
With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.
For further information please view position description or contact Fadi Srour on 9205 2200.