Procurement Analyst

Catholic Education Office - Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (see more jobs from this school)

Manuka, ACT

Finance / Accounts

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 31 October 2021

In the middle of the vibrant hub of Manuka, you will work with a dedicated team focused on supporting our people to deliver quality education.

<p align="center"><span style="font-size: 14pt"><strong>Procurement Analyst</strong></span></p> <p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time (first contract term 3 years)<br><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Grade 6 ($115,470 - $127,013 + Superannuation)<br><strong>Job number: </strong>#498040<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, Sunday 31 October 2021</p> <p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.</p> <p>CECG has embarked on a holistic Finance Transformation program that seeks to uplift the Finance service delivery and ensure continuous optimisation. As a result of the transformation program, several exciting new positions are now available.<br><br><strong>About the Role</strong></p> <p>This position will be focused on supporting the Procurement function for our schools, centres and our Catholic Education Office through the provision of high-quality procurement analytics and reporting services. You will also critically support the Procurement Manager in the management of our key suppliers and contracts, and you will actively identify opportunities for improvement in procurement across CE.</p> <p><br><strong>Key responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Conducting sophisticated analytics and reporting on procurement activities across CE, including spend analytics and purchasing trends, contract reviews, purchasing risks, and supplier opportunities</li> <li>Provide close support to the Procurement Manager on procurement planning, category management, stakeholder engagement/ supplier management, and contract management</li> <li>Engage with key CE stakeholders to provide leading practice advice and insight on their procurement needs and activities.</li> <li>Support the Procurement Manager to develop and implement leading practice procurement and expenditure frameworks and policies for CE</li> <li>Actively support and deliver transformational change across procurement</li> </ul> <p><br><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in procurement, supplier and contract management</li> <li>Strong analytical skills with an ability to problem solve and think laterally</li> <li>Ability to communicate complex financial information into understandable insights and advice</li> <li>Strong communication and negotiation skills with an ability to influence internal and external stakeholders</li> <li>A strong understanding of procurement systems and reporting tools will mean that you are well placed to identify and recommend improvements and optimisation</li> <li>Time management and high attention to detail</li> <li>Hold tertiary qualifications within</li> <li>Be willing to complete an employee suitability check</li> </ul> <p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Attractive remuneration package with access to salary packaging</li> <li>Opportunities to undertake training and upskilling</li> <li>Would suit an experienced analyst that enjoys partnering with stakeholders</li> </ul> <p><em>Please refer to the <img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Procurement Analyst - Position Description.docx</a> for in-depth detail regarding the criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applicants will be required to submit a covering letter outlining briefly the qualifications, skills and experience section in the&nbsp;position description and a current resume.</p> <p>For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the <a href="">website</a> and position description.&nbsp;If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email at&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</p><br><br><p><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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