AECOM Procurement Officer in Alice Springs, Australia

Business Line Government

Position Title Procurement Officer

Australia - Australian Capital Territory

Alice Springs

Job Summary

AECOM has an opportunity for a Procurement Officer at our facility in Alice Springs, Australia.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as procurement officer (buyer), as a team member, responsible for executing a range of procurement processes as assigned by the Team leader.

  • Respond to procurement priorities as directed providing timely, solution orientated advice to stakeholders when required.

  • Responsible for performing procurement activities in accordance with AECOM and USG policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for expediting the delivery of supplies or services when required or directed.

  • Responsible for working with Logistic Specialists to resolve discrepancies in delivery, particularly pertaining to price.

  • Responsible for working with Accounts Payable personnel to ensure effective flow of information that will enable timely and correct payment of invoices.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records of procurement decisions.

  • Responsible for Approving Purchase Orders within the scope of assigned delegations and process.

  • Responsible for conducting requests for Quote (RFQ) activities with vendors to assist in the competitive acquisition of goods, subject to USG approval.

  • Will expedite the delivery of supplies or services when required or directed.

  • Responsible for reviewing procurement requests, to ensure appropriate authorization has been provided in accordance with policies and directives.

  • Must actively monitor and manage the administration and closure of purchase orders and contracts as prescribed in US Purchasing requirements.

  • Will raise concerns with procurement processes, or conflicting priorities, with the procurement Team Leader.

  • Will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of data within SAP of procurement related data specific to assigned procurement activities.

  • Ensure operational tasks are undertaken in a manner that is consistent with supporting the mission.

  • Other duties as directed by the Small Purchases Section Team Leader.

  • Ensure compliance with all site environmental health and safety requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Australian Citizenship.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a NV1 (Secret) Department of Defense Security Clearance.

  • Current NT Driver’s License.

  • SAP knowledge

  • Prior procurement experience a plus\

  • Knowledge/experience with the Microsoft Office software suite

  • Excellent etiquette in all modes of communication used within the workplace.

  • The ability to visualize, articulate, and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that make sense based on all available information.

  • The ability to apply and improve extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, judgment by assessing and translating information into responsive and effective procurement solutions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Government Procurement and Contracts or equivalent experience.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 167474BR