contracts and procurement support officer in Canberra

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location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
job type
Temporary
reference number
90M0301036_1492561031
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job description


Your new company


This government department is looking to bring on staff to provide the recruitment team with procurement advice and assistance. In addition, it undertakes a reporting role for the department to ensure compliance with procurement policy framework requirements relating to AusTender, Senate Order on Entity Contracts, and Grants.

What you'll need to succeed


If you’ve worked in government previously or can demonstrate an understanding of strong administrative activities, tender process and procurement strategy, this will be an advantage in ensuring your success. You will have needed to work in an agile, face paced environment and open to change. Government experience and/or a certificate IV in government procurement and FMIS platform experience would also be desirable.


Duties


As a member of the Contracts and Procurement Unit, you will be required to:
· Enter Contracts and raise Purchase orders in the Financial Management Information System (FMIS).
· Advise and assist staff undertaking simple procurement activities, including the preparation of request documentation, the evaluation of responses, and the negotiation and management of contracts.
· Provide planned and ad-hoc reporting of contracts and procurement activities.
· Providing advice to senior staff as required including collating documents and research tasks.
Answering internal and external enquiries


What you'll get in return

You will be working in a well organised and cultured team, implementing procurement processes and analysing business activities. You will be working in one of the largest federal government departments in Canberra and have the opportunity to a wide range of career opportunities.

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