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Reference Number 14288
Position Title Contracts and Procurement Officer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Frankston City Council
Geographical Location Frankston
Award Classification Award 6 - Band Levels 6
Hours Per Fortnight 72

Contracts and Procurement Officer

Permanent Full Time

Band 6 - $87,194.54 + superannuation 

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay and is where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector. Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team.


What we are looking for?


Council is looking for a Contracts and Procurement Officer within the Property, Procurement and Risk Department who will be responsible for facilitating procurement activities. Your main responsibilities will include:  

  • Provide advice, assistance, support to and facilitate all aspects of the tendering and procurement processes of departments to ensure compliance with Council’s Procurement Policy and Strategy and probity, fairness and integrity in all procurement procedures
  • Ensure implementation of and compliance with all procurement activities and partner with, assist and support other departments in the implementation of all aspects of Council’s Procurement Policy and Strategy to ensure compliance and Best Value for money
  • Participating in the monitoring and review of procurement and tendering arrangements, recommending and implementing improvements to improve competition, and conducting training, as appropriate


About you

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a procurement role with Local Government experience favourable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build rapport with stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Finance Systems, Contracting Systems and e-tendering systems


Why you would like to join us?

Be a part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Rostered Day Off
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave


Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people.  We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.


You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, and a current Driver Licence & Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.


Frankston City Council is committed to promoting and protecting children from abuse. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.


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Your career, Frankston’s future….

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Olga Grapsas
Contact Number 03 9784 1886
Closing Date 30/04/2021
Supporting Documents
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