- Do you have the ability to deliver strategic outcomes to complex procurement activities?
- Do you have excellent stakeholder management and problem-solving skills?
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Strategic Procurement team is seeking a Procurement Officer with strong procurement, stakeholder management, negotiation and organisational skills. Key interactions will be with internal CSIRO business units, Department of Finance, Commonwealth entities and CSIRO suppliers.
You will be working within National Facilities, Collections, Business and Infrastructure Team of the Strategic Procurement Section. You will be required to have strong stakeholder focus, excellent communication abilities and interpersonal skills to manage on-going relationships, augmented by a high- level working knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) and how they apply to a Corporate Commonwealth Entity (CCE).
You will be providing support to stakeholders through commercial/risk-based models to develop efficient and effective procurement and contracting strategies to support large infrastructure and capital expenditure projects and maintenance programs.
You should have comprehensive understanding of procurement methodologies, and the ability to lead strategic to complex procurements and provide advice to staff on the best procurement methods available to support the business unit objectives.
You will be working autonomously on most tasks, and the occupant will be expected to display initiative and be proactive in identifying opportunities for improvement and display sound decision-making skills.
In this position, we expect you to participate effectively as a team member while engaging with Strategic Procurement stakeholders and establishing strong relationships with clients and stakeholders to ensure CSIRO objectives and outcomes are met.