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Procurement Specialist

  • Finance and Corporate Planning
  • Full-time
  • Closing on: Feb 13 2023
  • Join a friendly and inclusive work culture and environment  

  • Full time, Permanent Opportunity  

  • $87.4k - $95.4K + Superannuation 

About the role 
We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join Glen Eira City Council’s fast-paced Procurement Team. As the Procurement Specialist, the role requires playing a key role in supporting staff at various levels and across all departments with high quality and timely procurement activities.  

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:   

  • Provide procurement, tendering, contract management and probity advice to staff at all levels across the organisation. 

  • Coordinate and conduct tender processes for Council.    

  • Oversee specific procurement projects under the direction of the Procurement and Contracts Manager. 

  • Provide guidance, education, and support on relevant procurement and contact management policies, processes and procedures. 

  • Drive a culture within the organisation of procurement innovation and compliance continuous improvement. 

About you 
You are a highly dedicated and committed individual who is willing to adhere to organisational values and behaviors. Demonstrated experience in procurement practices including establishment and management of supplier panels and coordinating tender processes for wide range of goods, services and works (infrastructure maintenance, building and civil construction). 

The following is also required: 

  • Tertiary qualification in procurement or a related field. 

  • Experience in the procurement field, including tendering, and contract management experience. 

  • Experience in Local or State government experience in procurement or related field. 

  • Knowledge of Contract and Consumer Law, Trade Practices Legislation and National Competition Policy. 

Important information 
Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check and a pre-employment medical for the purpose of employment.   

In accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (COVID-19 Vaccination Information) Regulations 2022, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate evidence of approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption. 

Working at Glen Eira City Council  
The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.  

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.  

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.  

We have a great culture that is valued by all our staff. Teamwork, collaboration and innovation are a key focus at Glen Eira City Council. We will offer you:  

  • A supportive and collaborative team environment where your ideas are welcomed  

  • Access to paid training and participation in Council's extensive Learning and Development programs  

  • Reward and recognition programs  

  • Comprehensive leave entitlements  

  • Flexible working arrangements  

  • Corporate gym memberships at Glen Eira Leisure 

How to apply 
Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.  

For further information please contact Pauline Hassakis or on 03 9524 3204 


Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees.
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people.
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Community Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E:

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.

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