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Procurement Business Partner

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Sunday 07th March 2021
$86,926 - $93,972 plus superannuation
2020 06 16 position description Procurement Business Partner

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Bass Coast Shire Council offers you an opportunity to develop your career in a challenging and exciting working environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious professional with demonstrated experience in the implementation of procurement and contract management functions.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Responsibility for Council’s tendering processes, including administration, analysis, chairing evaluation panels and tender evaluation reports.
  • Coordination of Council’s Contract Management System (CMS).
  • Partnering with stakeholders across the whole Organisation to support Contract Management and Strategic Procurement Planning for business units.
  • Driving continuous improvement to ensure Council's commitment to Quadruple Bottom Line procurement are achieved.

To be successful in this role you will be a strong communicator who engages and builds relationships with key stakeholders and be someone who delivers on what is promised when it is promised.

If you are highly motivated and have the ability to lead others in change, as well as extensive experience in contract administration and/or high level purchasing, then we’d love to hear more from you.

Join us and be part of a growing, constructive culture. We offer flexible working arrangements, work-life balance, significant leadership opportunities and team work.

Applicants must attach a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you are interested and the best candidate for this role and your resume.

For more details on this position you can download the Position Description or contact Merryn Quilford, Coordinator Procurement on 0466 867 505

Applications close Sunday, 7 March 2021.

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Applicants must address the key selection criteria (found in the position description), and attach a cover letter and resume.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Bass Coast Shire we value the right of every employee, councillor, contractor, volunteer, and customer to be treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy.

We do not tolerate any forms of:

  • bullying
  • harassment
  • discrimination
  • threatening behaviour
  • sexual harassment
  • equal opportunity breaches

Council is committed to providing a workplace that provides fair and equal opportunity to all in accordance with equal opportunity principles.

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