Contract Officer

Rare, permanent position, Flexible work arrangements, Excellent location.

Who we are:

SA Power Networks delivers energy solutions to empower South Australia today and in the future. 

We are always seeking to build a more sustainable, efficient and innovative business that creates real value for our customers. 

As one of the State’s largest employers, we have a commitment to integrity and take pride in doing the right thing for our people, customers and community.

Progress your career and help us in empowering South Australia.


The Role

The Contract Officer is responsible for the administration of supply categories in support of the Shared Services Strategic Plan, to ensure delivery of optimal supply arrangements to meet business requirements.

A key purpose of the role is to undertake sourcing activities to establish contracts that ensure the timely, quality and value for money procurement of goods and services at an acceptable level of risk. The successful candidate will also lead negotiations, implement and amend low value/low risk contracts, ensuring legal adequateness, commercial viability, appropriate risk mitigation and management, and supply continuity.

What you will need:

To be successful in this role, you will have strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills. Strong communications skills are a must.  

Other criteria include:

  • Diploma in Procurement or similar level of education in related discipline, and/or relevant specific demonstrated procurement category management experience;
  • Member Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS) (prepared or in the process of obtaining membership status);
  • required to work outside normal working hours on occasions to meet key targets; and
  • may be required to travel intra/interstate.

 What We Offer:

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.  The benefits we offer our employees will allow you to be your best every day. They include:

  • Diverse career and leadership opportunities

  • Flexible working conditions

  • An industry-leading focus on safety and wellbeing

  • A culture that fosters achievement

  • Nationally-recognised training

Candidates will need to be prepared to undertake a pre-employment medical.

Applications close 11:55pm 19 July 2020.

SA Power Networks is an Equal Opportunity employer.


13/07/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 Administration & Office Support
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