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Procurement and Administration Officer

Advertiser: Serco Asia Pacific3 out of 53.0 overall rating (450 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Aug 2019
Location
Coffs Harbour & North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Purchasing, Procurement & Inventory

Procurement and Administration Officer

Job Summary
This is an exciting career opportunity for Procurement and Administration Officer to join the new correctional centre in Grafton. You will thrive in a fast paced environment where you will work with other like-minded professionals who embody our values and are passionate about making a difference every day.

The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open mid - 2020, with a 1700 bed facility, making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20 year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.

About you
You are ideally experienced as an Administrator with sound knowledge of procurement processes, policies and systems. You have a proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and enjoy working collaboratively with others to achieve goals and objectives. You understand the importance of creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive environment including respecting the diversity of inmates, staff and other stakeholders.

About the opportunity
In your position Procurement and Administration officer, you will undertake day to day purchasing activities including raising and receipt of orders for replenishment of stock levels and supply. In your role you will provide expertise and assist with sourcing and managing procurement activities and arrangements to effectively meet the centre requirements and objectives. As an integral part of the team you will contribute to embedding Serco’s key operating principles across the multi-functional centre.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have demonstrated experience as a procurement officer or related position
  • Experience in the use of SAP / SRM software packages or equivalent systems
  • Have sound knowledge of procurement processes, policies and systems
  • Have previous experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to analyse problems and develop innovative solutions
  • Have exceptional attention to detail and the highest degree of personal integrity
  • Have well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintain a high level of integrity

About Grafton
Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

About Us
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal - to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click the Apply Now Button.
Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

Job Summary
This is an exciting career opportunity for Procurement and Administration Officer to join the new correctional centre in Grafton. You will thrive in a fast paced environment where you will work with other like-minded professionals who embody our values and are passionate about making a difference every day.

The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open mid - 2020, with a 1700 bed facility, making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20 year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.

About you
You are ideally experienced as an Administrator with sound knowledge of procurement processes, policies and systems. You have a proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and enjoy working collaboratively with others to achieve goals and objectives. You understand the importance of creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive environment including respecting the diversity of inmates, staff and other stakeholders.

About the opportunity
In your position Procurement and Administration officer, you will undertake day to day purchasing activities including raising and receipt of orders for replenishment of stock levels and supply. In your role you will provide expertise and assist with sourcing and managing procurement activities and arrangements to effectively meet the centre requirements and objectives. As an integral part of the team you will contribute to embedding Serco’s key operating principles across the multi-functional centre.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have demonstrated experience as a procurement officer or related position
  • Experience in the use of SAP / SRM software packages or equivalent systems
  • Have sound knowledge of procurement processes, policies and systems
  • Have previous experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to analyse problems and develop innovative solutions
  • Have exceptional attention to detail and the highest degree of personal integrity
  • Have well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintain a high level of integrity

About Grafton
Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

About Us
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal - to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click the Apply Now Button.
Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

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