Procurement Administrator

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Administrator to join our procurement team and the everchanging world of hospitality. The procurement team is responsible for negotiating commercially advantageous prices, terms and conditions for all major categories of operational expenditure and managing contracts and suppliers throughout the procurement lifecycle.             


Your role is to assist the Procurement and Supply Chain team in maintaining systems, processes and databases. You’ll provide excellent administrative support across the Procurement department as an enabler for the department to operate effectively, delivering great results passionately and with determination. You will offer assistance in support of the wider department objectives, ensuring all tasks are completed to the required timescales and standards and living our value of making it happen.


Responsibilities to include:


  • Provide administration support for key team processes including maintaining the purchase order system, assisting suppliers with setting up on our new invoice matching tool and resolving invoice discrepancies
  • Develop buying guides / catalogues to enable venues to be self sufficient
  • Involvement in establishing/maintaining good working relationships with suppliers.  
  • Resolve issues e.g. invoice, delivery, quality problems with suppliers and A/P, Ops and end users.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities to product and service specifications
  • Assist various users and suppliers in resolving questions with the Purchasing System & on boarding as catalogues develop.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to ensure business needs are being prioritised & met, identify and quantify trade offs between cost, quality and service.


The Essentials



  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience in hospitality or procurement would be beneficial
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and good organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Desire to contribute & drive improvement
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and simultaneously manage multiple work streams, and work independently
  • Ability to work in fast paced & cross functional environment


The Reward

In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including free lunch in our venues and discounts for you and your mates when you’re not working.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply today by submitting your resume for review.


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.


(Please note only suitable applicants' that have the right to work in Australia will be contacted) 

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