Assistant Director Corporate Procurement

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1266180
Closing Date: 05-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $151,423 - $205,938
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - STS Assistant Director Corporate Procurement - Corporate Services.docx (Word, 249KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sarah Fenton
(03) 9998 6264

Position Details

The Department of Premier and Cabinet’s (DPC) vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of -government policy and performance.

DPC work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. DPC do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs, Prevention of Family Violence, Veterans and Women, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Procurement Branch is part of the Corporate Services portfolio and focuses on supporting the Department and several portfolio agencies though a decentralised procurement model.  Business areas undertake procurement activities and the Corporate Procurement Team (CPT) acts as expert advisors at all points of the procurement process. At these points the CPT provides guidance, advice, ideas and solutions, while ensuring procurement activities are undertaken within government legislative and policy requirements. 

Reporting to the CPO, the Assistant Director role will lead a small team of procurement advisors and set the strategic direction for procurement and contract management at DPC. Part of the remit is to refresh and build partnerships across stakeholder groups, ensuring policies, processes and systems are developed to enable best practice outcomes in supporting positive business outcomes and adding value.

You will have demonstrable experience leading a procurement team, and a track record in strategic sourcing and category management in complex matrix environments. You will also have strong people leaderships skills and experience in change management and transformation in commercial end to end procurement environments.

Tertiary qualifications and/or membership to a procurement body will be highly regarded.

The closing date for this position is Wednesday, 5 April 2017 midnight.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Jigsaw Talent Management has been exclusively engaged to recruit this role and all applications can be submitted via https://careers.vic.gov.au advert link.

No applications will be accepted after the closing date.

All applications should include a resume, and a cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages), addressing the key selection criteria, unless stated otherwise.

Please refer to the contact on the Position Description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.


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