First listed on: 05 June 2018

Team Leader Procurement & Contracts


About the role

This role provides quality strategic expert advice and support in relation to contract management and associated procurement operations across Council. Working closely with the leadership of Financial Planning, you will be responsible for delivering high quality procurement and contract management services to internal and external customers.

The Team Leader Procurement & Contracts oversees Council wide tendering and quotation and ensures compliance with relevant NSW legislation, government procurement frameworks and the Local Government Act (1993) Tender Regulations and Council policies.

About you

If you are driven by conquering challenges and want to work in a high performing team, this role is for you. Every day will present new challenges and you will join a like-minded, ambitious team offering support and energy.

We are looking for a highly competent professional with substantial business acumen and proven knowledge and expertise in contract management and procurement.

The successful candidate will have experience, not just managing a team but have the ability to lead, inspire and organise team members.

You will be motivated by the desire to achieve results through continuous improvement and have strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.

The ideal candidate will also have tertiary qualifications in Procurement, Contract Management or equivalent as well as strong computer literacy, with demonstrated skills in the MS Office suite.

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Council has undergone a major transformation to set us up to meet the future needs of our community and is seen as a leader in the local government sector. We have a strong focus on continuous improvement, led by existing and new people with fresh ideas across the organisation.

Committed to the pursuit of excellence, we strive to deliver the excellent services that are desired and valued by our community, now and into the future. We stand by the values of delivering excellence in our services through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do, supporting our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally and being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

What we offer:

  • 35-hour week with various flexible work options and plenty of career growth and professional development opportunities.

  • Significant scope for performance based salary increases.

  • Join a leader in the industry - ideal opportunity to play a significant role in shaping the community you live in.

  • Dynamic team focused on strategic objectives, offering a unique opportunity to participate in innovative, challenging projects.

  • Other benefits such as Employee Wellness programs, bonuses, opportunities to purchase additional annual leave and salary sacrificing options.


Starting package of around $80k inclusive of Super

More details:

  • Download the position description by clicking on Download PD.

  • Boost your application by attaching a cover letter expanding on your suitability for this role.

  • Enquiries: Brett Dart Email: Tel (02) 6648 4282

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and background.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4186280

Applications Close: 17 Jun 2018
Coffs Harbour City Council

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