Senior Purchasing Officer (Ref: 1101) - Fixed Term

Employment Details
Closing Date: 2-Oct-2023 04:00 PM

About the position:

The City is seeking a purchasing specialist to join our procurement team to fill a full time, twenty four (24) months fixed term contract (with the possibility of extension).

This position is responsible for the effective implementation of processes and procedures in relation to the City’s tendering and contracting function. This includes the administration of tenders as well as the compliance and probity advice relating to the tender process. 

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure effective implementation of the City's tendering, contracts and contract management as per City policies, procedures and relevant legislation.
  • Ensure that the highest possible professional standards are maintained in relation to confidentiality, probity and ethical conduct.
  • Provide advice and liaise with all parties relating to procurement processes including the development of tenders and significant quotations to a high standard of compliance and the application of conditions of contract.

For further information view the position description: Senior Purchasing Officer (Ref: 1101)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Brodie Pearce, Manager Corporate Compliance & Safety on (08) 9956 6644.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant requires:

  • A qualification in management, business or procurement and relevant experience, or lesser qualification with significant experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding and proficiency in applying underlying principles of procurement (including quotations, tenders and contract management).
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to consult, negotiate and resolve issues whilst providing quality customer service.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $93,420 per annum or $47.2773 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience, and qualifications. Applicants who have strong knowledge, skills and experience but do not have formal qualifications are encouraged to apply and a commensurate salary will apply. Previous applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)

    Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 2 October 2023.


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