Social Procurement Advisor

  • Victoria or Queensland
  • Full Time 
  • $80,000 to $85,000 including Superannuation

An exciting opportunity to work in the for-purpose sector and contribute to a more inclusive Australia

  • Are you passionate about unlocking business as a force for good?
  • Do you have exceptional time management and communication skills?
  • Do you excel at stakeholder and customer management?

Then we would like to hear from you!

Objectives of the role:

This is a crucial role for Social Traders to help unlock the potential of social procurement by supporting social enterprise capacity and engagement with Social Traders membership and by servicing business and government buyer members. 

Its key functions are to work actively with existing business members to unlock value in the relationship, identify and enable procurement deals between certified social enterprises and business and government members. Your role will support the engagement of certified social enterprises in their Connections membership.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of business member accounts to engage, inform and enable these organisations to undertake social procurement, developing strong relationships.
  • Identify and enable procurement connections between business and government members and social enterprises.
  • Ensure customer success for social enterprise members.
  • Relationship manage business and government members to engage, inform and enable these organisations to buy from social enterprise.
  • Continuous improvement of social enterprise engagement activities to ensure retention.
  • Deliver training workshops for social enterprise and business members
  • Support the promotion and success of Grow Members, and identification of Grow candidates.
  • Share learnings with the team.

About you:

You possess excellent communication skills commercial acumen, are self-driven, have an innovative mindset and are a team player. You will help unlock the potential of social procurement by servicing certified social enterprises on our Connections membership package.

You will bring a set of skills in change management, influencing and excellent client servicing. You are a comfortable networker who enjoys working with people at all organisational levels. 

You are passionate about working actively with existing customers to unlock value in the relationship. You can identify opportunities within the current network to increase/expand membership level/memberships to business partners/subsidiaries.

What we offer you:

  • Opportunity to be part of a growing and purpose-driven organisation
  • Ongoing support for Professional Development 
  • Employer-funded Employee Program (EAP) access for you and your immediate family.
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • Additional leave entitlements (at CEO discretion) include additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year, two additional days for “life events”, two volunteer days.
  • Twelve weeks paid parental leave.

For more details, download the full Position Description.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now by emailing your resume with a cover letter addressing the key responsibilities to info@socialtraders.com.au.

For more information, phone Social Traders on 03 8319 8444.

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