Procurement Officer

Regional Investment Corporation
Blue Mountains & Central West
Government & Defence
Government - Federal
$74,688 - $$91,286
Full time
Posted 17d ago

Procurement Officer

A great opportunity has arisen at the RIC for a Procurement Officer to join the Finance team on a permanent full-time basis.

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is a Federal Government-backed specialist finance provider for farmers and farm-related small businesses. Our loan programs encourage growth, investment and resilience in Australia’s regional communities.


The role:

You will be responsible for:

  • assisting internal stakeholders with the procurement of goods and services in line with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and the RIC’s internal procurement policies and procedures
  • liaising with external legal stakeholders in relation to legal procurement and administrative matters
  • identifying efficiencies and improvements to processes
  • ensuring compliance with Commonwealth Procurement Rules and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
  • supporting the EM Finance with the preparation of internal and external reports
  • administration duties including Austender, Whole of Australian Government Travel (QBT) and other systems
  • supporting the Finance team with the administration of Corporate credit cards and travel related queries


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • the ability to self-direct one’s own workload and work independently to meet KPIs
  • sound influencing skills to ensure processes are adhered to
  • strong teamwork skills and a commitment to being an active member of high performing agile team
  • good customer relationship skills with the ability to build collaborative relationships
  • sound problem solving and data analysis skills
  • ability to interpret and apply legislation and policies
  • the ability to adapt to changing priorities and complex work environments
  • strong MS Office skills
  • sound influencing skills to ensure processes are adhered to


For the position we offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements where possible
  • A base salary between $74,688 - $$91,286 per annum depending on experience
  • Normally 36.75 hours per week.


For a full copy of the position description and more details on this exciting position visit or email Olivia Meli at

Applications Close: Sunday, 24 October 2021


How to apply: You are required to apply by submitting the following to :

  • A current resume/CV, and
  • A statement of no more than 750 words aligning your skills and experience to the job and the capabilities required to perform it.

Your application will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate that you possess, or have the real potential to develop, the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform the role. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it.


Eligibility: To be eligible for permanent employment with the Regional Investment Corporation, applicants must be an Australian citizen.


The RIC has the right to interview for this position prior to the closing date.

The RIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a diverse, safe and flexible workplace that values differences, supports inclusiveness and encourages all employees regardless of gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or caring responsibilities, to achieve their potential.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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