Senior Procurement Officer

Closes: Sept 28, 2023, 4:00pm
Contact: Lily Dy-Irwin - 08 8950 0504
Salary: Level 7.1 (MO) $ 105,727.06 p/a plus district allowance - $ 2611 w/dependents, $1498 w/o dependent

Permanent - Full-time

  • Peak local Coun­cil and com­mu­ni­ty leader for Cen­tral Australia
  • Part of a dynam­ic and future-focused community
  • Key role sup­port­ing the smart and effi­cient run­ning of the Council.

About Alice Springs Town Council

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil is con­sid­ered to be the heart and soul of Cen­tral Aus­tralia, fond­ly known as the Red Cen­tre. Our Vision is of a brighter future, a pros­per­ous and cohe­sive community.

The Oppor­tu­ni­ty

We seek an expe­ri­enced Pro­cure­ment Offi­cer to coor­di­nate Coun­cil-wide pro­cure­ment activ­i­ties using a holis­tic and con­sis­tent approach, process­es, and pro­ce­dures to ensure the Coun­cil upholds the high stan­dards of account­abil­i­ty and trans­paren­cy in its ser­vices.

You will facil­i­tate ten­der­ing process­es and man­age sourc­ing ini­tia­tives, estab­lish­ing strate­gic and oper­a­tional con­tracts and sup­ply man­age­ment strate­gies that min­i­mize risk and achieve the best val­ue to meet the Council’s busi­ness needs.

Your respon­si­bil­i­ties will include devel­op­ing, imple­ment­ing, and coor­di­nat­ing pro­cure­ment process­es and pro­ce­dures for Coun­cil pur­chas­ing and ten­der­ing includ­ing prepar­ing reports and liais­ing with Council’s inter­nal audi­tors and project man­agers as to tim­ing and appro­pri­ate dead­lines, and Coor­di­nate val­ue for mon­ey annu­al sup­ply con­tracts and mul­ti-year con­tracts as required for the time­ly and effec­tive deliv­ery of ser­vices and infrastructure.

What will you get from join­ing the team?

  • Attrac­tive salary of $105,727.06 p/​a plus dis­trict allowance — $ 2611 w/​dependents, $1498 w/​o dependents
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave with addi­tion­al gen­er­ous leave entitlements.