Employment Opportunity - Procurement Advisor


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Governance & Policy   Division: Corporate & Performance - Governance

Procurement Advisor

$100,496.60 per annum (including Port Hedland Allowance)

Permanent Full Time Position

  • Great Work Life Balance
  • Dynamic Team Environment
  • Full time permanent position

The Role

The Town is currently looking for an experienced Procurement Advisor with significant procurement experience in a local government environment. This role requires a high attention to detail, the ability to review and understand contracts and insurances, high levels of planning and organisation skills, time management and a cooperative communication style.  It involves liaising with senior management and stakeholders from other internal departments. You will be tasked with ensuring all policies, procedures and systems are current and compliant, whilst providing support and advice on the Town’s procurement practices to relevant stakeholders.

Reporting directly to the Senior Procurement Advisor, this role will support the Town as it embarks on an ambitious Capital Works Program.  Experience in governance and procurement practices or appropriate certification are required for this role. 

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Previous experience in governance or procurement practices
  • Current National Police Clearance

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program (includes gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave

This position is not eligible for subsidised housing or housing allowance.  Prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

  • Applicants are advised to provide a resume along with a brief summary (should be no more than two pages) outlining how their skills and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who fail to address this criteria may not proceed to the second stage of recruitment.
  • Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in this location.
  • The Town of Port Hedland reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

For further information about this position please contact Pam Hanson, HR Officer, 08 9158 9342.

Applications close 1:00pm, Friday 30 October 2020.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


Attachments : - 20201009_Position Description_Procurement Advisor.pdf

Posted on Oct 16 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:00:00

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