Procurement Support Officer

Job posted: 26/03/2024
Applications close: 09/06/2024 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time - Flexible

Organisation: Development Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Consulting and Strategy

Reference: 721

Reference: 721

Occupation: Consulting and Strategy

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About Us 

At Development Victoria, we create places for people.  
We reimagine iconic places to transform them for future generations, unlock public land to develop connected and sustainable precincts, and build affordable and diverse homes where they’re needed.  

We’re a government agency delivering places that make a genuine difference to the people of Victoria, and we partner with government, industry, and community to make it all happen.  

Job Description

Your New Role:

Development Victoria is committed to excellence in procurement practices. We prioritise innovation, sustainability, and compliance in all our endeavours with a commitment to driving positive impact within our industry and beyond.

As a Procurement Support Officer, you will play a vital role in our procurement team, supporting project and operations groups in meeting their procurement reporting and compliance obligations. Reporting directly to the Director of Procurement Strategy & Compliance, you will collaborate closely with project teams to ensure seamless administrative support throughout the procurement lifecycle.

This this is not your run-of-the-mill purchasing role. Our Procurement team craft strategic solutions, shape policies, and drive progress with every decision. At Development Victoria, we value collaboration and we encourage a dynamic environment where project delivery teams orchestrate procurements with the support and expertise of our Procurement Team.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Communicate procurement knowledge to delivery teams through individual and group training on procurement systems like Buying for Victoria Supplier Portal, VendorPanel, etc. 
  • Act as the first point of contact for procurement queries and assist in raising procurement-related issues.
  • Support delivery and operations teams in understanding government and DV policy requirements and registering procurements with external government systems.
  • Run reports on internal procurement systems to extract data and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Monitor supplier reporting systems (such as the ICN VMC) to assist contract managers in extracting meaningful supplier reports and meeting reporting deadlines.
  • Ensure data accuracy and consistency across systems by identifying anomalies and collaborating with stakeholders.
  • Assist project teams in preparing and reviewing external reports on compliance with policies such as Social Procurement and Local Jobs First, and Modern Slavery obligations.
  • Build strong relationships with delivery teams to become a trusted partner and support point for procurement-related queries.

Desired Skills and Experience

About You:
We're looking for a commercially savvy candidate who excels in collaborative environments and is adept at fostering relationships and supporting dynamic teams. The ideal candidate will have to ability to effectively balance diverse group priorities all while demonstrating adaptability and openness to new ideas. 

  • Tertiary qualification in a related field (desirable)
  • Experience in reporting and/or data analytics
  • Familiarity with government processes, policy implementation, and organisational documentation, particularly in procurement
  • Business intelligence experience considered favourably
  • Proficient in Excel, including macros and data analytics functions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

Employee Benefits: 

  • We drive strong collaboration and support our teams to work virtually and flexibly.
    • Professional development opportunities available including; 
    • Study support
    • Mentoring programs
  • Opportunity to participate in cross functional working groups that drive diversity and inclusion and sustainability initiatives.
  • Novated leasing
  • Purchase leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Technology salary sacrifice
  • Employee referral bonuses 
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives such as EAP and mental health and wellbeing leave
  • Access to group life & group salary continuance insurance
  • Modern onsite facilities

Application Process

  • Please apply via our careers page linked to this advertisement, applications will not be accepted via email. 
  • Advert may close prior to the closure date if a high volume of applications is received so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
  • Please note: The preferred candidate will be required to complete a national police record check prior to an offer of employment being made.
  • At Development Victoria, we work flexibly and value diversity, and we invite you to talk to us about any preferences or adjustments you may value or require to either our recruitment process or the role itself. If you identify as a person with disability, please let us know how we can provide additional support to your application.

Application Deadline:
Please submit your application by 9th June 2024. Applications received after this date may not be considered.

We respectfully request no agency approaches. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes being sent to anyone here in our business.

Procurement Support Officer

Job type:

Full time - Flexible

Job classification:

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Procurement Support Officer