Maxima is a community organisation supporting people in their pursuit of meaningful and fulfilling work and our community spirit underpins our corporate philosophy. We are a not for profit organisation.Since our inception in 1985, we have been a major supplier of temporary / permanent recruitment and related services to a vast range of South Australian clients, including significant experience with Local and State Government entities.THE COMPANYOur Client is a leading South Australian disability service provider. They have more than 1000 staff that work alongside children and adults with disability across South Australia.They are committed to supporting their customers to grow as individuals and live fulfilling everyday lives.ABOUT THE ROLEAs a procurement officer, you wll be required to provide a coordinated management service for the company's procurement function.RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to)Ensuring that the procurement process is conducted effectively and efficiently.Maintaining the preferred providers schedule and ensuring of policy directions for new suppliers are fulfilled.Continuously improving and reviewing the procurement model by the preferred suppliers to meet the needs of the business from a financial and quality perspective.Develop and improve procurement strategies, systems and support tools.Attend to organisational procurement needs as per processes and procedures.Implement effective procurement processes and procedures to ensure that the needs of the business are managed in accordance with Cara governance framework.Support the development of effective internal communication and support processes which ensure all stakeholders are kept well informedEnsuring procurement policies and procedures are well developed, up-to-date and communicated to staff;Coordinating flow of information from internal and external stakeholders;Coordinating tender events with internal stakeholders and suppliers;Administering contracts, Supplier sourcing and vetting;Maintaining a national contracts database;Assisting Procurement Managers with executing category management plans;Keeping suppliers up to date with relevant business details;Tracking key KPI’s to assist in Supplier Relationship Management;Provide timely reports in response to schedules or as required;ESSENTIALProcurement and Financial managementDemonstrated experience with commercial purchasing and negotiation experienceCommercial and legal awareness is desirableTendering and procurement experience across indirect and/or logistics areas is desirableProven organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure across multiple projects.A strong record of being self-driven and demonstrating initiativeA team player, able to work with a range of stakeholdersExcellent verbal and written skillsProfessional and polite communication styleExcellent time management skillsCurrent Driver’s LicenseSatisfactory DHS Disability Employment Screening;Some out of ordinary office-hours work may be required from time to time 65000 AUD Australia - SA Adelaide Adelaide
Job Opportunity | Procurement Officer | Maxima Tempskill

Procurement Officer

  • Guaranteed Full-time hours
  • Thriving Industry
  • Temporary initially with the view to permanency

Maxima is a community organisation supporting people in their pursuit of meaningful and fulfilling work and our community spirit underpins our corporate philosophy. We are a not for profit organisation.

Since our inception in 1985, we have been a major supplier of temporary / permanent recruitment and related services to a vast range of South Australian clients, including significant experience with Local and State Government entities.

THE COMPANY

Our Client is a leading South Australian disability service provider. They have more than 1000 staff that work alongside children and adults with disability across South Australia.

They are committed to supporting their customers to grow as individuals and live fulfilling everyday lives.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a procurement officer, you wll be required to provide a coordinated management service for the company's procurement function.

RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to)

  • Ensuring that the procurement process is conducted effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintaining the preferred providers schedule and ensuring of policy directions for new suppliers are fulfilled.
  • Continuously improving and reviewing the procurement model by the preferred suppliers to meet the needs of the business from a financial and quality perspective.
  • Develop and improve procurement strategies, systems and support tools.
  • Attend to organisational procurement needs as per processes and procedures.
  • Implement effective procurement processes and procedures to ensure that the needs of the business are managed in accordance with Cara governance framework.
  • Support the development of effective internal communication and support processes which ensure all stakeholders are kept well informed
  • Ensuring procurement policies and procedures are well developed, up-to-date and communicated to staff;
  • Coordinating flow of information from internal and external stakeholders;
  • Coordinating tender events with internal stakeholders and suppliers;
  • Administering contracts, Supplier sourcing and vetting;
  • Maintaining a national contracts database;
  • Assisting Procurement Managers with executing category management plans;
  • Keeping suppliers up to date with relevant business details;
  • Tracking key KPI’s to assist in Supplier Relationship Management;
  • Provide timely reports in response to schedules or as required;

ESSENTIAL

  • Procurement and Financial management
  • Demonstrated experience with commercial purchasing and negotiation experience
  • Commercial and legal awareness is desirable
  • Tendering and procurement experience across indirect and/or logistics areas is desirable
  • Proven organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure across multiple projects.
  • A strong record of being self-driven and demonstrating initiative
  • A team player, able to work with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Professional and polite communication style
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory DHS Disability Employment Screening;
  • Some out of ordinary office-hours work may be required from time to time
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