Sourcing Lead

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/_CV0455
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description CV0455 Sourcing Lead.doc (Word, 869KB)
Job Specification

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Kon Garagounis on (03) 9194 2959

Position Details

  • Manage end-to-end strategic ICT procurement projects for Corrections Victoria 
  • Lead and manage teams to foster initiative and promote teamwork
  • 12 months fixed-term full-time VPS6 opportunity ($113,156 - $151,426 plus superannuation)

About us

The Business Services Division provides Corrections Victoria (CV) Head Office with high quality and timely business support services in the areas of Grants and Procurement, Contract Management, Finance and Accounting, Asset Management services and IT support.

The Grants and Procurement Branch (GPB) is a centralised procurement team within the Business Services Division that is responsible for the management of end-to-end procurement and grant activity, including contract management and purchasing, on behalf of CV. The GPB is responsible for ensuring compliance with departmental policies and processes, reducing procurement risk and achieving value for money outcomes for the department.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager ICT, the Sourcing Lead is responsible for managing end-to-end sourcing events and successful delivery of procurement projects for CV. The Sourcing Lead will manage the re-tender of key telecommunications and data contracts in line with the department's Procurement and Contract Management Framework, whilst ensuring project risks are appropriately managed and value-for-money outcomes are achieved.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will demonstrate:

  • experience in successfully managing the retender and successful implementation of strategic ICT telecommunications and data contracts
  • experience in the management of end-to-end strategic sourcing activities and the ability to prepare comprehensive sourcing documentation and reports including commercial and contractual analysis
  • experience in successfully managing the retender and successful implementation of strategic ICT telecommunications and data contracts
  • capability in effectively leading teams to foster initiative, promote teamwork, achieve outcomes, meet deadlines and produce high quality, value for money outcomes
  • experience in applying structured project management methods, with a preference for PRINCE2
  • experience in a Correctional environment would be highly regarded (not essential).

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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