Procurement Advisor

Location: Multiple locations
Classification: ASIC 4
Work type: Permanent
Employment Status: Full-Time
Closing date: 31-Jan-2022

With ASIC you are choosing to be a part of a collegiate and stimulating organisation that's transforming Australia's financial system.

Be the change that ensures a fair, strong and efficient financial system for the benefit of all Australians.

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  • ASIC is seeking a full-time Procurement Advisor to join their Strategic Advisory Team
  • Permanent position based in Sydney or Melbourne
  • Salary from $84,717 (plus 15.4% superannuation) depending on experience


A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done. 


The team 


The Procurement team is a consolidated procurement support area of expertise to propel efficient, visible procurement and contract management. The team provides category support for legal and professional services, oversight of high value/risk procurement, and an advisory and educational service to ensure a cost effective procurement process.

The role 


  • Provide high level subject matter expertise, advice, consultation and support on Public Governance, PGPA Act and government procurement framework
  • Partner with the category teams and business to assist in the delivery of the procurement activities to ensure business needs are met, value for money achieved and compliance with the PGPA Act and government procurement policy
  • Review procurement documents and consult with legal specialists on technical procurement issues.
  • Undertake reviews of procurement processes, systems and workflow to improve efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the category teams and customers to provide end-to-end delivery of high value, high risk procurements embedding consistent governance, risk management and probity.
  • Provide probity and process advice to customers during the procurement process.
  • Undertake analysis of data to identify issues and develop solutions or escalate as required


About you


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and procurement certification are desirable. Legal studies would be an advantage.
  • 3- 5 + years' experience in procurement gained in a government procurement environment and managing complex procurement.
  • Experience providing operational advice on government procurement frameworks, probity and complex procurement processes.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the end to end procurement life cycle from acquisition strategy, planning, tender development and evaluation and contract management.
  • Strong knowledge of government (state or federal) procurement policy framework and probity requirements, with strong knowledge of best practice.
  • Knowledge of the PGPA Act and Commonwealth Procurement Framework
  • Ability to interpret and provide advice on legal and complex policy.
  • Demonstrated high level stakeholder management to deliver efficient compliant value for money procurement outcomes.
  • Experience interpreting complex data to identify, assess and develop solutions to  contract issues through strong business writing and engagement skills.
  • Experience in assessing, analysing and resolving complex procurement and contracting enquiries and problems.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex concepts and influence decision-makers.


About ASIC 


ASIC is Australia's corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator. Our vision is for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. 

A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to achieving ASIC's vision. 

ASIC is committed to a providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply as well as applicants from all backgrounds and with different abilities. 

To work with us, you need to be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Suitability and Baseline Assessment which is issued ASIC's Security team.  

View the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.


Applications for this role will close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 26 January 2022.


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