Delivery Administrator

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Work type:
Fixed Term Contract, Permanent Part Time
Melbourne - South Region
Administration & Support, Other

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

Reporting to the Procurement Administration Coordinator you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

This part time opportunity (3 days a week) will see you work within the Delivery Works Execution Team. During this six month fixed term contract you will be responsible for day to day administrative functions, related to the procurement and purchasing lifecycle. You will be a positive contributor to the team who can demonstrate drive, determination and a level of self-management, believe your quality output is important and aligned to Melbourne Water values.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

Growth & Development

We’re a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what’s possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand. We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Exceptional data entry and reconciliation capabilities
  • Proven experience in purchasing, procurement or contract administration
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with customers and stakeholders to build, improve and maintain relationships.
  • Excellent presentation skills and high level of customer service when dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Microsoft Excel skills including v-lookups, pivot tables, graphs, tables, etc.
  • Exposure to asset management and finance software applications desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and contribute in a team environment to improve processes, respond to various demands and manage multiple activities simultaneously.

Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a valid Victorian Driver’s License.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File Position_Description_-_Delivery_Administrator.pdf

How to apply

To apply for this part time fixed term contract please click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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