Purchasing Officer


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 13/11/2018

Job Category:

Transport, Shipping, Logistics / Purchasing

Job description:

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Officer to work across a number of projects from our Melbourne office. You will need to have a strong understanding of procurement, high level attention to detail and highly organised in a fast-paced environment.

About the role

  • Perform high volume of procurement tasks, which includes requesting quotes, raising orders, receipting invoices and ongoing follow up with suppliers
  • Collaboration with stakeholders to ensure clarity of supply specifications and expectations of the company
  • Providing business stakeholders with relevant purchasing related reports and data.
  • Foster a culture of inclusion, responsiveness, honesty and accountability

About You

You will thrive on problem solving and negotiating successful business outcomes.

Ideally you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a high-volume procurement environment
  • Ability to implement strategies to improve system functionality
  • Strong Administration skills
  • Adaptable and innovative
  • Able to travel to our regional site to support business requirements as required

What we offer (different depending on some of the roles)

  • Diverse opportunities to grow, back yourself and achieve
  • The chance to join a 6,000+ strong organisation owned by the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s leading international contractors
  • Competitive group remuneration and benefits including:

    • Incentive opportunity
    • Health and wellbeing program with company-funded salary continuance insurance
    • Flexible work arrangements – have a chat to us around how this can work for you
  • A culture that values diversity and innovation, evolving with market changes and new technologies

What makes you right for UGL - behaviour/principles

  • Genuine concern for safety
  • Capacity to flourish in a high-performance environment
  • An innovative mindset and a willingness to challenge the norm
  • A belief that success and value are driven by real teams where everyone has a role to play

About Us

UGL Pty Limited is a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, construction and maintenance services. We are active across rail and transport, communications and technology systems, oil and gas, power, renewables and resources, water and defence markets. UGL partners with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprises and public institutions. We are a member of the CIMIC Group of companies.

As a diversified services organisation, UGL appreciates the diversity and richness of its people, and seeks to create inclusive environments that promote your talent and skills.

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