Procurement Business Partner
Brimbank
Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
4d ago

Brimbank City Council is seeking an experienced Procurement Business Partner who will be responsible for fostering a business partnering approach with key stakeholders to provide operational and strategic procurement advice and services.

The role is responsible for partnering with key stakeholders to facilitate procurement activities that include tendering, requests for quotation (RFQ), preparation of contracts, review exemptions, extensions, variations, reporting, training, procurement compliance and general assistance.

In addition, the role will provide timely strategic advice and make recommendations on the best methods of procurement that align with the Council Plan, adhere to the Local Government Act and the Procurement Policy, and provide value to Council, including the use of Procurement as an opportunity to generate environmental, economic and social benefits to the Community.

The role may also be assigned responsibilities to assist in the maintenance of the Contract Management System, administration of the purchasing cards or corporate contracts.

Reporting to the Procurement & Contracts Coordinator, the duties of the successful applicant will :

  • Ability to work in accordance with our values and behaviours
  • Degree or diploma in a procurement / contract management discipline or similar;
  • Demonstrated experience in coordination, development and maintenance of tendering and contract processes, systems and procedures;
  • Experience in the administration of purchase and contract software;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory and legislative frameworks in local government;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide written and oral advice on tenders and contract management;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships, negotiate, drive change and improvements, and provide clear advice and support.
  • Please note applications will close at 5pm on the date as listed.

    Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from everyone, including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith.

    Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

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    Candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

    Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith.

    Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member

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