Procurement Officer Courses

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What does a Procurement Officer do?

Procurement Officers plan for the purchasing of equipment, consumables and contracted services. They monitor inventory, raise purchase orders, and ensure that goods and services received meet the quality and safety standards of the organisation.

As a procurement officer you’ll be assessing products and services, negotiating prices and contracts with suppliers — as well as preparing budgets and cost analysis reports. You’ll also be expected to maintain purchasing records and supplier information.

Procurement Officer Courses

There are 10 courses available for people who want to become a Procurement Officer.

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How much do Procurement Officers earn?

In Australia, a full time Procurement Officer generally earns $1,251 per week ($65,052 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for Procurement Officers?

There are currently 14,700 Procurement Officers employed in Australia right now and this job role decreased over the last 5 years. Procurement Officers work in all industries and employment sectors, often employed by big business and government organisations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Procurement Officer?

You can get started as a Procurement Officer with the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting. This courses takes 6-12 months to complete. If you are serious about a long-term career in procurement and supply chain management consider the Diploma of Business (Procurement) or the Diploma of Logistics.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au