Procurement Coordinator

East Gippsland Shire Council

Lakes Entrance, VIC

Posted 10/10/2019

About the business and the role

Home to tranquil lakes, pristine beaches and the rugged beauty of the high country, East Gippsland is a Victorian Gem. As a major employer in the region, East Gippsland Shire Council represents the needs of around 45,000 residents and over one million visitors annually across an area of 21,000 square kilometres. The region includes substantial areas of national and state parks, lakes, rivers and coastal wilderness areas and is home to Australia's largest navigable inland water system - the Gippsland Lakes.


Position overview


This is an ongoing full-time position based in Lakes Entrance or Bairnsdale (to be determined).


The purpose of the role is to coordinate the overall tendering function of Council to ensure probity and best value.  The role also requires the management of Council’s maintenance services contracts and the provision of advice, training and guidance in respect of procurement legislation, policy and best practice.


What you will need to succeed


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Significant experience in contract and tendering processes, preferably within the Local Government sector.
  • Ability to supervise staff, including effective performance management.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to resolve conflict.
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Intermediate or Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment Medical Check and current Police Check.  Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia.


Applications close at 11.59pm on 21 October 2019.


If this sounds like your next career move, please hit the “Apply” button now.


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For a confidential discussion, please contact Simon Alleaume, Acting Manager Governance on (03) 5153 9500.

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