• Full Time Permanent Position
  • Band 7 - Salary Range $106,626 to $119,182 per annum + 11.5% Super + ADO
  • Salary offered will depend on level of skills and experience.

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality — one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City.

We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.

The Opportunity

A unique opportunity to become a part of a growing collaborative Procurement team. We are seeking a proactive, experienced and forward-thinking Procurement Sourcing Specialist.

Your experience insight, vision and innovative thinking will help deliver the long-term Procurement roadmap and strategy for the organisation.

This is a unique role in which to bring your initiative and ideas to an environment that thrives on innovation, always encourages blue-sky thinking and has an uncompromised belief in collaboration.

Working closely with the Procurement Coordinator, there will be a strong emphasis on building and developing the full procurement lifecycle, including governance and risk management across the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partnering with key stakeholders to facilitate procurement activities.
  • Act as the organisation’s subject matter expert on procurement, risk management, probity and compliance standards.
  • Facilitate procurement activities to ensure integrity of processes are fair, transparent and compliant, while driving value for money outcomes.
  • Prepare or review RFx before release to market, develop complex specifications, contract documentation, recommendation reports.
  • Analyse and drive the compliance and procurement improvement projects.
  • Lead the establishment and management of Council owned Panel arrangements.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reports for the Executive Management Team.

To view the Position Description, click here.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in business, commerce, procurement or related qualification with substantial experience in related discipline or extensive experience in complex procurement environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in a procurement and contract management (or equivalent) role and good knowledge of procurement principles and procedures, probity, risk and compliance processes and techniques, preferably in a local or state government context.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities in processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Proven ability to conduct audits, undertake data and interpret data analytics.
  • Current valid Victorian Driver’s Licence.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture


There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:

Staff Benefits | Melton City Council

  • 13 ADO's (Accrued Day Off) per year
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave (Super is paid during parental leave)
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Melton City Council | Australian Breastfeeding Association)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Subsidised Uniforms

How To Apply

If you require further information about the position, please contact Jacqui Green, Coordinator Procurement & Purchasing on 9747 7372.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role. To address the Key Selection Criteria, you will need to write short statements explaining how you meet the criteria, or how you demonstrate the capability. We encourage you to keep your responses concise.

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

All successful applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements including but not limited to a satisfactory criminal history record check. Successful applicants must be able to comply with any COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees and Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.

We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If selected for an interview and you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.

Melton City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has Zero tolerance for child abuse. Melton City Council is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is at the centre of our everyday thinking and service delivery.

Applications close 11:59pm Monday 22 July 2024




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City of Melton,Victoria,Australia

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