Football Australia

Football Australia

Procurement Officer


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Posting Date

May 19, 2022

Role description

Football Australia (FA) is the national governing body for football in Australia, situated on the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We acknowledge the histories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and commit to building a brighter future together.

Football Australia took transformative steps in 2020 and released its ‘XI Principles - for the future of Australian football’, which advances eleven principles that underpin a bold and innovate 15-year vision and new strategic agenda for Australian football.

At the center of the XI Principles is the recognition of the strength and diversity of the Australian football family. We are a melting pot of two million participants represented by over 200 different cultures. No other sport within the Australian sporting landscape offers the type of inherent diversity which football does. This diversity in culture, ideas, and experience makes us strong and prepares us to take advantage of the opportunities embodied in the XI Principles.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, this Sydney-based role is responsible for the:

Drafting coordinating, and managing procurement tenders
Drafting evaluation process and scorecards
Supporting the Procurement Manager in streamlining processes and reducing costs
Assisting with supplier consolidation and review purchase orders (PO) in the financial system Concur

Duties & Responsibilities:

End to management of tender process and protocols
Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
Support and guide internal stakeholders in the procurement tender process
Scorecard and co-ordination of evaluation process
Assist in the reconciliation and documentation required for all FIFA projects
Assist Procurement Manager in “whole of game” activities
Assist in the preparation of procurement approval documentation including approvals to approach the market and evaluation outcomes
Provide advice and support to the line manager, including identifying opportunities to improve procurement outcomes, efficiency, and value for money

Experience and skills required:

Tender procurement experience
Demonstrated experience in drafting and managing comprehensive tender processes and policies
Demonstrated experience in contract management including the ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
Experience in implementing end to end tender processes
Proficient in reporting, analytics, systems and process management within Microsoft 365, particularly MS excel for drafting scorecards
Highly developed and effective interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
Proactive and results orientated
Accurate and precise attention to detail
Full working rights within Australia
Some after hours work may be required during peak periods

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Application Closing Date: 5 June 2022

Football Australia is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, as well as visitors to our offices and at football events.

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