Jobs at IP Australia – Contracts Officer

Website IP Australia

Job Description:

The Procurement and Contracts Officer is a subject matter expert and works under limited direction. This position is responsible for managing and/or providing detailed and accurate technical advice in regard to procurement policy, procurement processes and contract management. The successful applicant should have strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills as well as a working knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Framework.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of procurement and contracting reference materials including templates, intranet pages, guidelines and policy for use by IP Australia staff when conducting procurement activities.
  • Assisting in the preparation and publishing of mandatory procurement reporting such as Austender, and Assisting with SAP data entry.
  • Provide accurate and timely support and advice to all areas within IP Australia on procurement and contract matters, in accordance with the relevant legislation.
  • Reviewing and/or drafting procurement related documentation including spending proposals, request for quotes, contracts and deeds of variation.
  • To be successful in this role it is desirable to have:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage procurement and contract management processes within the Commonwealth, including knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and related policy, particularly procurements using Standing Offer Notices and other established arrangements.
  • Well-developed skills in using procurement related systems, such as SAP, AusTender and the Commonwealth Contracting Suite online tool, or the ability to gain the skills quickly.
  • Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracts, or progress towards this qualification is desirable.

Job Details:

Company: IP Australia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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