procurement officer in perth

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perth, western australia
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administration & office support
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reference number
08 9320 1600
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job description

Client Details
Randstad are experts in Public Sector recruitment having partnered with Local, State and Federal Government entities for over 20 years. Our Randstad Public Sector team recruits for a variety of contract positions - business support, accounting, finance, policy and communications.

The City requires a full time Finance/Procurement Officer ASAP who specialises in contracts/procurement for a 6-8 week assignment. A well sought after Local Government employer, they offer their employees a great working environment based near the CBD.

The main objectives of the role are to:

  • Receive purchase requisitions, confirm authorisation and verify budget allocation.
  • Liaise with employees regarding purchase requests, research appropriate suppliers and obtain quotations, Review quotations, determine supplier, negotiate terms of sale and place orders.
  • Liaise with suppliers and attend trade shows to remain up to date with new products and services.
  • Answer all general purchasing enquiries from employees and suppliers.
  • Administer the Tender/Contract procedure in accordance with statutory requirements and the city’s policies
  • Supervise both the development of tender and contract documents and the calling of tenders or quotes in accordance with policies and budgets
  • Develop, monitor and review contractual policies, procedures, specifications and guidelines in accordance with corporate objectives.

As an ideal applicant, you will have;

  • Strong negotiating and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of purchasing and supply management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of tendering and contracting management.
  • Sound knowledge of competitive tendering.
  • Previous purchasing experience would be desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability providing high quality customer service.
  • Previous local government experience

The successful candidate will be rewarded with an excellent rate of pay, great working culture and on site parking.

If you are interested, apply now. For more information contact David Gibson at Randstad on 08 9320 1600.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.




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educational requirements

Secondary School/High School