Senior Officer Procurement Operations

Position Overview


  • Ongoing | Full Time | $77k - $87k +15.4% super
  • Inclusive and Diverse Organisation | Health & Well-being Programs | Flexible Work Practices
  • On-site Childcare for employees  |  Work in a campus-based community environment
  • Great Opportunity for a Procurement & Operations specialist to join ANSTO with ongoing development opportunities

About the Opportunity


To deliver an efficient, effective and compliant site wide commodity procurement service which supports ANSTO’s business needs. This role communicates with people at all levels, across the organisation to gain understanding of client’s business needs.

Plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the procurement and supply of goods and services for the organisation. This includes managing and coordinating people, processes and technology to ensure the scheduled goods & services are delivered to site in accordance with the established procurement framework.

About You


"This position acts as the communication hub and regularly liaises with the Supplier, Receiving Store and the client to ensure the lead times on procurement are met. I am looking for someone who has excellent communication skills, with an eye for detail to provide high standards of service quality within our supportive team environment."  Craig Ross - Manager Sourcing & Procurement

About Us


ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

Your Duties and Responsibilities


  • Support clients in negotiations with suppliers; provide quoting services and advice when managing disputes to deliver an outcome which is in ANSTO’s best interests.
  • Ensure all procurement activities comply with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPR’s) and ANSTO Procurement policies, procedures and delegations.
  • Process all Purchase Orders transactions in SAP aligning the standard Contract Terms & Conditions with vendor orders.
  • All work must conform to procedures which meet ANSTO's, TGA, EPA, IATA and Dangerous Goods regulations and requirements when applicable.
  • Identify best practice procedures and methods within their area of expertise and within parameters of organisational policy and procedure.
  • Support the inventory and warehouse team on an as required basis within the constraints and direction of the Management Team.

Please click here to view the Position Description.

Benefits of Working with Us


ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 

We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

  • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
  • Performance based salary increases 
  • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions


If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

How to Apply


For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Craig Ross on (02) 9717 3494.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 9361.

To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.


Application closing date:  Sunday 25th February 2024 at 11:59pm


All applicants must be Australian citizens.


In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce.