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Procurement Specialist

Ref: BROADBEAN_835471658817848

on 26 July 2022
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Contract Type
  • Long term contract opportunity
  • Certificate IV qualification in Procurement is essential
  • Negative Vetting Level 1 Required

Our Federal Government client is seeking Procurement Officers and Procurement Specialists to join their team in Canberra for a 12 month + extension contract.

Procurement Officer:

As a procurement officer, you will be responsible for supporting the team to deliver a range of procurement functions including the provision of advice, development of request documents, through to contract management and administrative support. You will be able to independently make decisions within legislative requirements and be consistent with internal policies and operating procedures.

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience including:

  • Experience in procurement and/or contract management functions in a government department.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the PGPA act and the CPRS is highly essential.
  • Strong commitment to be an effective team member.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to build and sustain positive relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in a high paced work environment would be desirable.
  • Experience in procuring labour hire and/or ICT goods or services, including hardware and software, in a government department would be highly desirable.

Procurement Specialist:

You will be responsible for performing a range of procurement functions including independently undertaking simple and complex procurement, managing approaches to market to obtain quotes and tenders, and assisting the department to meet its statutory obligations by collating and preparing various documentation. You will also be responsible for providing timely advice, reporting and resolution on more complex issues and providing support to the team. The role requires a thorough understanding of Commonwealth Procurement Rules including current procurement policies and procedures.

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience including:

  • experience in procurement or contract management functions in a government department is essential
  • track record of assisting team members in delivering business goals and quality customer service, is desirable
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills including track record of developing and maintaining productive working relationships with senior managers, vendors and other stakeholders.
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • experience in procuring Labour Hire and/or ICT goods or services, including Hardware and Software with the ability to translate technical requirements into procurement or commercial documentation would be highly regarded.

Essential Skills and Experience Requried for both roles:

  • Certificate IV qualification in Procurement is essential and a strong understanding of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs).
  • Experience in Commonwealth of Australia procurement and tendering processes of varying complexity, including but not limited to understanding of tender preparation, evaluation, contract formation, negotiation and selection.
  • Demonstrated experience liaising with a diverse range of stakeholders including ICT professionals and vendors and the ability to work independently and prioritise work accordingly.

Talented, committed, can-do individuals have always been the cornerstone of this dynamic organisation. If you have what it takes to thrive in this role and want to know more, please reach out to Chelsea Batley on (02) 6103 1816 OR

Joining Modis as a Consultant

  • Weekly Pay
  • No payrolling processing fees
  • Upskilling opportunities and training discounts
  • Consultant gatherings events
  • MODIS SME meet ups/information sessions
  • EAP Support Program
  • Dedicated Account Management Support Team

About Us

Modis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Modis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform. Modis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies,

Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services and Industrial Manufacturing.


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