Procurement Advisor

Full time ongoing position, Be a part of the Commercial & Property Services Team, $88,815 - $96,633 plus super, plus RDO.

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Be a part of the Commercial & Property Services Team
  • $88,815 - $96,633 plus super, plus RDO


Reporting to the Senior Procurement Advisor, this is an opportunity to support the organisation in providing procurement (quotation and tendering) and contract support services to ensure adherence to councils tendering and contracting policies and procedures are achieved in a timely manner.



  • Assist with the development, maintenance and implementation of organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Develop tender documentation, including review and development of specifications, tender responses requirements and associated schedules, information and conditions.
  • Provide support and advice to Council staff in relation to procurement and contracts.
  • Assist in the maintenance and administration of Councils Contract Management System to ensure all procurement processes and contracts are accurately recorded.



Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in the establishment of contracts through tendering or quotation processes for a wide range of goods and services (essential).
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and evaluating tender submissions and a broad knowledge and understanding of tender evaluation processes and associated probity requirements (essential).
  • Proven capabilities in the preparation of written documentation including tender documents, contract documents, reports, policies, submissions, correspondence, etc. (essential).
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, reviewing and editing a wide range of procurement and contract documents (essential).


Employment Requirements

  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.
  • Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Record Check.


How to Apply

Please submit your application online via the Apply button by 11:59pm Wednesday 4 December 2019. All applications must be made via the online portal; no applications direct to the hiring manager will be considered. No calls or applications from agencies please.

Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers.  To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. If you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.


Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, some applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Check. Additionally, some applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.


Who are we

The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 170,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals.  We are currently undertaking an exciting project that will see a transformation in the way we work and the way we serve our customers. Implementation of the Boroondara Customer First Program will provide a customer centric model of service delivery that includes technological innovation, process improvement and business system renewal - its a great time to join Boroondara!

25/11/2019 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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