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Procurement Specialist


Location: Hobart

Job Type: Full time


We deliver power to Tasmanians. Our vision is to be trusted by our customers to deliver today and create a better tomorrow.

We own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, cost-effective and reliable electricity supply to more than 295,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. We facilitate the transfer of electricity between Victoria and Tasmania via Basslink, the sub-sea electricity interconnector. We also provide telecommunications and technology services.

About the role

The role of Procurement Specialist will see you partnering with key internal clients to increase the commercial acumen across the business and achievement of optimal commercial outcomes in procurement activities.

You will be facilitating end-to-end tendering activities across diverse subject and group areas to achieve optimised commercial outcomes in an efficient manner, in support of both categories and ad-hoc sourcing requirements

The position ensures that the tender and contract framework is understood and consistently utilised throughout the organisation.

About Us

At TasNetworks, we own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania. We deliver a safe, efficient and reliable electricity supply to more than 285,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. We are Powering a bright future, it's in our DNA;

  • We are our customers too
  • Safety is at the heart of all we do
  • We unify and respond to challenges
  • Trusted to deliver
  • We embrace diversity and forward thinking

About you

To be successful in this position you will require relevant tertiary qualifications, which may include supply chain management, procurement, contract law, or commerce disciplines or equivalent experience

Five (5) years demonstrated experience in a procurement management, contracts management or a similar role, Have a sound knowledge in application of contemporary procurement practices

Having a high attention to detail along with preparation and administration of tendering documentation, particularly within a regulated industry will come highly regarded.

What's on offer

This is a full-time permanent opportunity and open for this position to be situated either at Rocherlea (Launceston or Maria Street (Hobart). At TasNetworks we want to power a bright future for our people, our community and our customers. We offer a supportive work environment where safety is at the heart of everything we do. We offer our team excellent benefits including

  • Great professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite gyms (or gym rebate if unavailable)
  • All the equipment you'll need to be successful

We are proud to be work180 accredited, check us out here.

How to apply

If this role and working at TasNetworks is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. TasNetworks is an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged people. Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role, and an up-to-date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to acquire a position description, please click here.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 4th December 2022

For further information about the role, please contact

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.