Shoalhaven City Council
Procurement Business Partner

Posted: 17 May
Closes: 31 May


  • Salary: $64,246 - $72,210 p.a. plus 11% Super
  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • Join a team that is committed to creating a positive culture.
About the role
This is a permanent, full-time, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm position working 35 hours per week. This position is located at the Nowra Administration Building.

Reporting directly to the Procurement Supervisor, the focus of this position is to:

  • Responsible for the provision of specialist advice on a range of procurement categories to stakeholders to plan, develop, source, and manage procurement arrangements to effectively meet organisational and business objectives.
  • Maintain and review the FMIS procurement catalogues to ensure organisational procurement is measurable, monitorable, and reportable against adopted Council reporting structure.
  • Deliver technical, procedural, and application training in procurement to support the organisational business objectives and outcomes.

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will possess:

  • Certificate IV in Procurement/Contracting or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high level procurement advice to a large multi-functional government organisation.
  • Demonstrated 3+ years of experience providing advice and support in procurement processes including tenders, quotations, and expressions of interest in a Local Government Environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in interpreting Local Government NSW tendering legislation.
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship, or authority to work in Australia (visa)

Council requires applicants for this position to undergo a National Criminal History Check during the recruitment process. This check will be at the expense of Council.

About Shoalhaven City Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Remote Working Arrangements
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you. In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  • At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  • Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  • Briefly describe the relevant technology and software you have experience using
  • What experience do you have preparing formal documentation? i.e. letters, reports etc

Contact: Mark Kielly – Procurement Supervisor - 02 4429 3637

Applications Close: Thursday 30 May 2024 (at Midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

Shoalhaven City Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of children and young people and are committed to providing a safe workplace.

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email.