Procurement Advisor (temp)

Job Title: Procurement Advisor (temp)
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Gatton, Queensland
Classification: Infrastructure Services
Client: Lockyer Valley Regional Council
Reference: BBBH683_1560233486
Job Published: 11 Jun 2019
Closing Date: 24 Jun 2019

Job Description

Leading Roles has a 3-month contract opportunity (with possibility of extension) for an experienced Procurement Advisor to assist in the procurement functions within a local government organisation.

Reporting to the Procurement Coordinator, you will be working with a well-developed and professional team who play a key role within the organisation.

Experience in procurement functions within local, state or federal government organisations will be highly regarded.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Review requisitions & specifications;
  • Provide advice on procurement methods to business units;
  • Create, review & approve purchase requisitions;
  • Resolve discrepancies and invoice reconciliations;
  • Prepare invitations for tender or quote and associated procurement documentation;
  • Correspond and communicate with suppliers and business units regarding Council tenders or quotes; and
  • Assist suppliers in registering on Council's self-service website to receive invitations to respond.

Essential knowledge and experience include:

  • Procurement and purchasing experience in medium sized organisation;
  • Administrative skills (letters, phone enquiries, spreadsheets, customer service, MS Office etc);
  • Knowledge of procurement processes and governance around tendering and quoting;
  • Local, State or Federal government experience very desirable; and
  • Previous experience working with TechnologyOne software systems - Highly regarded (Not essential).

This position is located in Queensland's South East corner with close proximity to western Brisbane, Ipswich and Darling Downs.

Leading Roles is offering a competitive hourly rate and an immediate start.

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