Procurement Specialist | Burwood East

Procurement Specialist

Posted on 05-Sep-2019
Application Close Date: 27-Sep-2019
Burwood East
Contracts and Procurement
Position Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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About ESTA

ESTA is the critical link between the Victorian community and the state's emergency services agencies and it partners with the agencies to improve service delivery to the community. It provides Victoria's 24-hour emergency call-taking and dispatch services for police, fire, ambulance and VICSES and manages the provision of advanced, operational communications for police, ambulance, fire services and the SES.  Its vision is to be a high-performing team trusted by the community and our partners to deliver the right emergency response.

About the role

Reporting to the Procurement Services Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and undertaking complex and non-complex procurement planning, tendering and contract management activities, while ensuring compliance with legislation, and relevant ESTA and Victorian Government Procurement Board policies, procedures and guidelines.

 The variety and challenge in this role will come from the following duties:

  • Manage the end-to-end procurement process and provide clear direction, assistance and support for Requests for Quotes/Proposals/Tenders
  • Deliver value for money outcomes within agreed timeframes and budget
  • Lead contract formation and undertaking contract administration activities, ensuring compliance with legislation and  ESTA policies
  • Provide comprehensive, high-level advice to contract managers in relation to RFx processes, contractual requirements and SLA's
  • Report outcomes to relevant committees as required; and
  • Assist in the development and review of complex procurement documentation

You will have

Essential to the success in this role is your substantial experience in strategic procurement and sound understanding of procurement and contract management administration, preferably within the Federal or State Government sectors. You will also be tertiary qualified in Procurement, Business, Commerce, Law or in PPP contract management.

 A detailed version of the duties and responsibilities for this role is included in the Position Description available on our website -

 How to Apply

Applicants should prepare a response that demonstrates alignment with the selection criteria and motivation for the role. 

Click the 'apply' button to be taken to ESTA's online application portal.  

Applications will close Friday 27 September 2019.

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