Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer



Government / Local Government
State Government


  • Flexible work arrangements - work from home
  • Gain valuable experience in a state government department
  • Contribute to the community through working in the public service

  • Contract starting ASAP for 6 months
  • State Government Agency 
  • Brisbane City Location 

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a State Government Agency to engage an AO6 Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer. This position is located in their busy Brisbane City office for an initial contract starting ASAP for 6 months with possible extensions available.
About the Position
Exciting opportunity for a Procurement Specialist! This role involves providing top-tier procurement services, fostering best practices, and ensuring contract performance. Key responsibilities include building robust relationships with clients and suppliers, offering expert procurement advice, and delivering exceptional service. Strong negotiation and consultation skills are essential. Apply now to contribute to a high-performing team!


  • Assist the Manager in shaping and implementing procurement instructions, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Serve as a reliable advisor, providing guidance to department staff.
  • Exercise authority on all procurement activities within your delegation.
  • Coordinate the disclosure processes for contract transactional expenditure.
  • Take responsibility for awarding and publishing contracts valued at or above $10,000 (inclusive of GST).
  • Coordinate and provide advice on procurement-related communication and maintain updates on the department’s Procurement intranet sites.
  • Be a supportive figure, providing advice to departmental officers.
  • Undertake the administration of departmental supply arrangements.
  • Keep informed of industry procurement trends and practices.
  • We’re seeking a problem-solver who can evaluate alternatives and make data-driven recommendations. Your analytical skills will be key to overcoming challenges.


  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Residency.
  • Preferred Level 3 Procurement Certification (no older than 2013), but Level 2 can be considered with the right experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contemporary procurement and category management practices.
  • Autonomous with the ability to priorities considering team impact.
  • Growth mindset and focused on forming positive relationships.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • Criminal History Check.
  • Two professional references.

Benefits working with this Client

  • Flexible work arrangements – work from home some days (negotiable)
  • Gain valuable experience in a state government department
  • Contribute to the community through working in the public service

Benefits working with Karlka Recruiting Group 

  • Weekly pay  
  • Ongoing support: Pre, during and post placement 
  • Dedicated consultant per contract
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Our agency supports Indigenous communities 

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 09/06/2024.
Consultant: Hayden
Email for questions only:
*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Nyiyaparli and other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.


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