Procurement Specialist

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Newstead
Categories: Consulting and Strategy

About the role

Mater Procurement Operations is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist join our Supply Chain Operations team in a permanent, fulltime position based at our purpose-built offices in Newstead.

As the Procurement Specialist for indirects category, you will manage all aspects of the procurement activities in a timely manner and in line with Mater Purchasing Policies.

Salary range: $91,832 - $99,922 (MCA L5) + super + salary packaging + ADO

What you’ll be doing


  • Prepare documents and reports relevant to tenders and contracts
  • Manage tendering and quoting procedures specific to designated projects
  • Negotiate new contracts and review existing contracts to meet changing customer demands
  • Develop Request for Proposal (RFP) documentation including risk strategies, evaluation plans and reports in line with defined requirements and in consultation with key stakeholders.
  • Adhere to standard procurement processes that comply with Mater procurement governance requirements, acting as Probity Officer, raising instances of non-compliance and providing advice and guidance to improve processes.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge database of supplier markets, capabilities and technology.
  • Share knowledge and best practice across the Procurement and Supply Chain Operations team.
  • Work effectively as a team member, as well as independently, proactively and with minimal supervision

About you

To be successful in this position, you will require:

  • Recent experience in an indirects procurement or similar role
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to liaise and build relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise your work and self-manage as well as work within a team.
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to role model and promote the Mater values
  • Experience in a healthcare or other highly regulated industry would be highly regarded

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers, and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options where suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Applications close on Wednesday 8 February 2023.

For more information, please contact Leesa Massey, Category Manager via

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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