Procurement Specialist

Applications Close: Friday February 23 2018

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia that plays a key leadership, governance and funding role to football throughout the State whilst also driving the overall development and growth of the game. The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities.

The WAFC's vision is to connect and enhance WA communities through our great game. This will be underpinned by a focus on delivering against the core strategic objectives of Engagement, Talent and Sustainability. WA Football is in an exciting period with a new 5 year strategic plan and funding model that provides the basis to enhance football outcomes across all of WA. The WAFC are now in the market for a highly motivated and experienced Procurement Specialist to develop and implement new procurement process and systems to optimise procurement activities across the WAFC.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement procurement systems including processes, policies and procedures
  • Plan and manage the organisational change required to ensure success of the procurement systems
  • Manage end to end tender and contract award processes
  • Oversee the procurement activities and contract management across the WAFC
  • Provide reporting and undertake analysis of procurement activities
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and implement a contract management system for the organisation
  • Drive efficiencies across the WAFC through improved procurement and contract management systems, policies and processes

To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • 5-8 years experience working in a purchasing role (E)
  • Detailed knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques (E)
  • Demonstrated ability to access and develop relationships with supply partners (E)
  • Strong presentation, communication and negotiations skills (E)
  • Strong understanding and experience in procurement systems (E)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and intermediate knowledge of all other Microsoft Office applications (E)
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team (E)

All applicants will be required to present a current Police Clearance prior to commencement.

The role will be offered with a Two (2) year fixed term contract.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience. For a detailed position description and essential selection criteria please click here.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume which addresses the above selection criteria online via seek.

Applications close 23 February 2018

The West Australian Football Commission is committed to equal opportunity in employment and the principles of diversity. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.