MAXIMUS

Purchasing Officer

Job Locations AU-QLD-Eight Mile Plains
Requisition ID
2021-67754
# of Openings
1
Job Function
Information Technology
Job Schedule
Permanent Full-Time

Responsibilities

 

Introduction


MAX Solutions is a national organisation that delivers essential services in employment, health and training services. We deliver proven solutions to support individuals, business and the Australian Government achieve outcomes that benefit the community.

We have a diverse and cohesive IT division at MAX, this is an excellent career opportunity to be a part of our team and deliver business value within a large organisation.

 

About the role

 

The Purchasing Officer role is a key role to undertake the responsibiity for maintaining the asset database and its associated equipment, procurement for IT, management of associated supplier relationships, management of various vendors across the IT team and be a primary contact for numerous business units within MAX.

About you

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language
  • Prepare, read, comprehend and analyse a variety of complex forms, reports, quotations, spreadsheets, plans, records, documentation and correspondence
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a deadline driven environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with the ability to lead and/or take direction
  • Perform under pressure, deal with persons acting under stress and adapt when confronted with demands that may appear unreasonable
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships
  • Manage multiple high priority initiatives in a fast paced, highly technical environment
  • Successfully perform the planning, directing, reporting and administrative responsibilities of this position.

A tertiary degree in a technology related discipline will be viewed favourably. This position is based in our head office in in Eight Mile Plains. Parking and public transport is close by.

 

You can contact Hridya Anand (Ria) on (07) 3727 1416 or hridya.anand@maxsolutions.com.au to discuss the role.

 

Required Experience 

  • Proven work experience in asset management
  • Demonstrated account or vendor management experience
  • Customer-service oriented with a problem-solving attitude

This position is open to applicants who are Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents and can obtain a current Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.

 

Benefits 

 

  • Gender neutral paid parental leave of 12 weeks
  • Superannuation contributions paid for women during the first 12 weeks of any unpaid parental leave
  • 5 weeks annual leave after 3 years service
  • Access to long service leave after 5 years service
  • Extensive leave provisions including domestic abuse, community service, study leave
  • Ability to purchase or cash out annual leave
  • Education assistance and study leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Proven career development and promotion opportunities

Diversity and Inclusion

 

We are proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice Citation and be a recognised Disability Confident Company.

 

At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. 

We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and well-being.  Our induction and training will provide you with these principles, including having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.

Next steps

 

Please apply for the role. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process for reasons of equal opportunity, please call a member of our Recruitment Team on 07 3727 1306 or email max.recruit@maxsolutions.com.au before you submit your application.

 

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