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Procurement Officer Procurement Officer

CSIRO
Canberra ACT
28 days ago: CSIRO

Job Description

The Opportunity

• Do you an ability to deliver complex procurements?
• Are you able to develop and manage contracts?
• Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation

 

The Position
CSIRO’s Strategic Procurement team is seeking a Procurement Officer with procurement, stakeholder management, administration and organisational skills. You will need to have a strong procurement experience, customer focus, excellent communication abilities and interpersonal skills, augmented by a working knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR) and their relation to Corporate Commonwealth Entity (CCE).
You must have a demonstrated ability to apply procurement knowledge to provide support to stakeholders through commercial/risk-based models to develop efficient and effective procurement and contracting strategies. You will be required to work autonomously on most tasks, and the occupant will be expected to display initiative and be proactive.
You will be expected to focus on participating effectively as a team member and meeting team objectives and outcomes and also work across the team to achieve position and team objectives.

Your duties will include

•  Procurement Activities
o Undertaking complex procurement activities and contract management in a manner which is compliant with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs).
o Developing all procurement documentation associated with complex procurement.
o Assisting in negotiations with suppliers and manage issues to successful agreement.
o Contributing to improvements with procurement standards and procedures.
o Providing advice to staff in relation to procurement activities to ensure compliance with internal procedures and Commonwealth Procurement Rules.
•  Contract development/management
o Developing contracts as an outcome of tendering activities.
o Supporting business units in the development and review of contracts.
o Assisting CSIRO business units to set and monitor supplier’s compliance with contract terms and conditions, deliverables and reporting requirements.
o Assisting in the management of commercial risks, not identified in contract implementation, to ensure that these do not adversely impact CSIRO or our collaboration partners.
•  Relationship Management
o Providing support to delivering government policy and CPR compliant Procurement Strategies within complex multi-tiered stakeholder groups.
o Supporting CSIRO and our collaboration partner team members.
o Managing and partnering with suppliers to build relationships to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes by availing of suppler expertise and deriving efficiencies and improved outcomes while mitigating risks and increased compliance with contract terms and conditions, deliverables and reporting requirements.
 

To be successful you will need

Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all essential criteria can be appointed.
1. Demonstrated ability in undertaking and delivering complex procurements throughout the entire procurement lifecycle.
2. Demonstrated capability to think strategically to support strategic direction of CSIRO and understand CSIRO’s position as a Commonwealth agency in managing procurement, contract negotiation and contract management.
3. Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for managing work projects to achieve results in a professional and timely manner and respond positively to change.
4. Demonstrated capability in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
5. Highly developed and influential communication skills.
6. The ability to work effectively in a team environment, proactively collaborating and consulting with internal and external stakeholders, as well as sharing resources to accomplish objectives.
7. Demonstrated ability and willingness to generate improved solutions to complex problems and resolve complaints using creativity, reasoning and past experience.
 

Desirable Criteria:
1. Relevant qualifications and/or experience in procurement or government are highly desired.
2. Working knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR) and how they apply to a Corporate Commonwealth Entity (CCE) organisation
 

Special Requirements:
A National Police Check is required to be lodged by the successful applicant and clearance to be received before commencing.

For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description

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Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.  Balance

About CSIRO

At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Tuesday 11 June 2019 at 11.59pm AEST


The Opportunity • Do you an ability to deliver complex procurements? • Are you able to develop and manage contracts? • Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation   The Position CSIRO’s Strategic Procurement team is seeking a Procurement Officer with procurement, stakeholder management, administration and organisational skills. You will need to have a strong procurement experience, customer focus, excellent communication abilities and interpersonal skills, augmented by a working knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR) and their relation to Corporate Commonwealth Entity (CCE). You must have a demonstrated ability to apply procurement knowledge to provide support to stakeholders through commercial/risk-based...