Procurement Officer

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Oaks Estate
Job Type:Full Time

  • Apply your talent where it counts

  • Join our dynamic team and work collaboratively with a variety of business stakeholders, assisting in contract and supplier management

  • Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture

Apply your talent where it counts as an experienced Procurement Officer in our team based in either Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney or Perth.
Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We're continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can't be done from home and in those cases, we're operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We're finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.
Hear about our Return to Site Plan here:

About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Procurement and Subcontract Manager, you will get an opportunity to work for our high frequency surveillance program, a world class project and be responsible to establish, place and manage the appropriate contracting arrangements with capable suppliers to deliver cost, schedule, and quality and safety requirement of the business.
This role will require an individual with a broad knowledge across all facets of supply chain, procurement and contract management to maximise value and minimise risk to the program and more broadly, BAE Systems

More specifically, you will

  • Manage the procurement elements of bids and tenders and lead the supplier evaluation process, sourcing recommendations, on behalf of the business
  • Lead supplier negotiations and finalise supplier agreements and purchase orders
  • Ensure adherence to contractual obligations through effective commercial management, including payments, claims, warranties, cash flow, and flow down of contract amendments
  • Proactively manage the performance of suppliers to achieve the requirements of the contract from a schedule, cost and quality perspective, developing and embedding the relevant key performance indicators
  • Identify and manage supplier risks and opportunities, including those of supplier's supply chains
  • Proactively engage with key suppliers to enhance capability and efficiency and provide management reports, as required
  • Provide support to the management of cross business commodities and subcontracts management
  • Generate and manage the lifecycle management procurement plan and subcontract management plan

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated relevant experience in procurement and/or supply chain is essential
  • Sound commercial acumen with a proven capability in negotiation with an ability to balance conflicting priorities to deliver against customer requirements
  • Confident oral and written communicator coupled with an ability to build effective relationships with business representatives, customers and suppliers
  • Results orientated, focusing on the key objectives with a good understanding of production environment and bill of materials (BOM)
  • Proficient user of ERP system such as Oracle, SAP or similar, Ms office package including word, excel and power point

Whilst not essential, degree qualification in procurement/supply chain or commercial with professional procurement qualification or a membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS) discipline is desirable

About us
BAE Systems' advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains.
In terms of our culture, it's safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
Further information regarding clearances is available at:

Applications should be addressed to: Raj Rawal, Talent Acquisition Specialist
Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email:

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:
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