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Procurement Officer

Apply now Job no: 493867
Work type: Full time
Location: Glenfield
Categories: Finance

You’re an experienced Procurement Officer with at least 2 years of experience in a similar role. Your communication is impeccable, you have a real knack for building rapport and maintaining strong working relationships with your key stakeholders.

You are no stranger to documenting processes and guidelines, and you come with functional IT skills including the use of MS Office suite. You have demonstrated ability playing a key part of a dynamic and deadline-driven team environment and you are well versed in complying with regulatory requirements, contractual obligations, and company policies.

As the Procurement Officer, you will be responsible for a range of procurement/commercial related activities, including analysing submission documents and presenting to key decision-makers, drafting contracts and developing strategies to best achieve cost benefits.

You come with sound understanding of the RFx process and you are familiar with the development of related documents. You have demonstrated experience with the development of category-based requirements used for the purposes of drafting engagement documents. You also have a working understanding of implementing and maintaining cost reduction strategies.

You have proven experience supporting tender processes, assisting with troubleshooting procurement related matters in collaboration with key stakeholders. While aged or health care experience is not essential, it will be highly regarded.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, but more importantly, we’re like one big family and treat each of our residents, families, and team members with the same levels of passion, care, and respect.

We’re hoping you’ll join our fantastic Whiddon family in our Support Services team where we enjoy a hybrid working model. This role will be based at Glenfield and is a permanent full-time opportunity.

WHAT WE OFFER

Whiddon offer the opportunity for employees to make positive and meaningful impact on residents and clients in their roles. With our resident focused approach to care employees are provided with the opportunity to develop strong relationships and friendships.

In addition to the opportunity to genuinely make a difference in your role, Whiddon offer a competitive package with all the elements that you would expect and more:

  • Retail benefits with 350+ retail partners
  • Salary Packaging options so you can keep more of your pay. Did you know that by salary packaging, you can increase your hourly rate by more than $2? (obtaining financial advice is recommended) This is how:
    • Up to $611.53 per fortnight to pay your mortgage, rent, school fees, etc.
    • Up to $101.92 per fortnight to pay entertainment activities like cafes, restaurants, etc.
  • Leave entitlements so you can rest, recuperate and take care of your loved ones!
    • 5 weeks Annual Leave (or the option to cash out Annual Leave)
    • Long Service Leave after 5 years
    • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
    • Up to 3 days paid community service leave each year
    • Up to 4 days paid compassionate leave
  • Work/life balance. Options to work flexible hours, as well as hybrid between office and work from home.
  • Whiddon Scholarships so you can study and advance your career. You can get financial support to cover your studies
  • Learning, learning, learning. Leadership courses for all levels of leaders, education resources and more!
  • Get recognised for your great work! On the spot recognition, Every Day Heroes, Annual Awards night and more.
  • Employee Referral Program. Earn bonuses for inviting your friends to work
  • Employee Assistance Program for when you need extra support
  • Locations across NSW and QLD. If you need to relocate or wish to transfer between our Homes

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at Whiddon then visit our website https://www.whiddon.com.au/careers/ 


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