I am currently working with my client in the Federal Government to source an APS4/5 Procurement and Administration officer who joins and assists the ICT Procurement and Financial Management team. This is a rewarding opportunity and helps you build up your experience within the Federal Government.About the role : The ICT Procurement and Financial Management Team facilitates ICT procurement processes (Software, Hardware, ICT Services and ICT Contractors) on behalf of the business areas within the department and client agencies. The Specified Personnel will be required to liaise with internal and external stakeholders to provide high-level service and deliver business requirements within tight timeframes.Key duties include, but not limited to:Assisting in the delivery of specialist ICT procurement to meet business requirements;Assisting departmental Procurement Officials with administrative tasks;Responding to general queries relating to ICT procurement;Establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders;Monitoring the progress of procurement requests to ensure timely service delivery; andData entry, Archiving, filing paperwork and publishing opportunitiesCustomer service/ answers phones / email queriesPrepare / draft correspondenceMaintain administrative support systemsDrafting and issuing work ordersProvide procurement advice to stakeholdersMaintain Procurement administrative duties as requiredAssist delegates with financial approvalsCreate and amend purchase ordersDocument control (publishing, sending update reminders etc)Goods receipting and processing/reconciling invoicesSkills and Experience An ideal candidate will have:Demonstrated research and analytical skills, with the ability to provide sound advice on arange of moderately complex issuesAn understanding of financial and HR systems and processesExposure to SAP will be highly advantageousMaintain organisation system for contracts, including processing of contract payments and variationsConfidently communicate verbally and in writing, in a clear, concise and articulate mannerWork flexibly to plan, organise and prioritise a demanding workload and a willingness to step in to assist team members as the need arisesBe well versed in the Microsoft Office Word, Excel, OutlookWell-developed time management and planning skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work to deadlinesThe requirements : You must be Australian CitizenIdeally have valid baseline security clearance or be able to go through the process of Baseline Security Clearance ( at your cost)Your benefits packageOpportunity to work for a federal government departmentInteresting, varied and challenging workSupportive team environment with an inclusive cultureGreat opportunity for contract extension option 6 months + 6 monthsCanberra location work placeBeing a contractor with Randstad gives you access to some great benefits.A free Employee Assistance Program offers you and your family supportAccess to your payslips at the click of a button via our MyRandstad AppOngoing coaching and support from our team of consultants Next Step :If you consider yourself fit for this position, I look forward to hearing from you. Please click “Apply” to submit your current resume in 3 pages in Microsoft Word format including detail of two 2 referees ( .doc or .docx ) or if you would like to know more about this role, you can email me firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0261323832At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.