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Australian Antarctic Program   Australia

Senior Procurement Officer

Governance, NGO, Public sector
Non Polar
2 weeks ago

Working under broad direction from the Clothing & Field Systems Coordinator.

Key duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversee procurement activities within the Field Operations environment.
  • Prepare plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Observe and monitor compliance with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (PGPA) Act 2013 and Commonwealth Procurement Rules
  • Review, compare, analyse, and approve products and services to be purchased.
  • Maintain accurate procurement records including supplier information such as relevant qualifications, accounts terms and available products.
  • Negotiate contract terms and maintain good supplier relations.
  • Research and evaluate prospective suppliers.
  • As required, support personnel and activities that contribute to budget forecasting/monitoring, inventory procurement/stocktaking, cost analyses and relevant reports.
  • Provide strategic advice, practical guidance, and solutions on procurement matters, including probity and procurement compliance reviews of approaches to market.
  • Negotiate with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, to resolve conflicts or difficult issues.
  • Keep up to date with procurement policy, processes and legislation and building knowledge of the business and supplier markets.
  • Explain procurement processes and requirements to those responsible for business unit spending and ensuring application of best practices

Contact Officer: Claire Elliot – +61 405 617 988 or email




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