Procurement Lead

The Strategic Sourcing team are looking for an experienced Procurement Lead (VPS4) to join their team on an ongoing basis. Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager, the Procurement Lead will provide support for end-to-end sourcing activities across a broad range of goods and service categories.
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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Procurement
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1637560
Closing Date: 03-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - Procurement Lead VPS4 Ongoing.docx (Word, 1.87MB)


Contact: Joel Mason
joel.mason@dtf.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Ongoing, Full-Time opportunity available
  • Join a high performing, collaborative, and supportive team
  • VPS4 salary range $90,067 - $102,192 plus superannuation

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.  

The Strategic Sourcing team members play a key role in servicing internal and external stakeholders. It is a flexible and agile environment and having the ability to work across several areas in the group is critical.

About the role

The Strategic Sourcing team are looking for an experienced Procurement Lead (VPS4) to join their team on an ongoing basis. Reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager, the Procurement Lead will provide support for end-to-end sourcing activities across a broad range of goods and service categories.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide support for end-to-end sourcing activities across a broad range of goods and services categories with an ability to apply Victorian Government Purchasing Board policies, standards and guidelines in an effective manner
  • Facilitate and manage sourcing activities that utilise existing State Purchase Contracts to support larger procurement projects across the team
  • Undertake selected category and contract management activities including category and contract analysis, the monitoring of supplier performance, engaging with contract business owners and proactively identifying improvement opportunities
  • Proactively contribute to the development and achievement of team deliverables, goals and strategies
  • Contribute to the documentation and development of policies, procedures and process improvements to maximise the efficient and effective delivery of the Procurement and Category Management team deliverables
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with stakeholders, constructively working to resolve issues or escalate as appropriate

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, with an ability to clearly articulate outcomes, listen to customers / clients / stakeholders and address their requirements within agreed time frames
  • Ability to undertake end-to-end sourcing activities including specification and strategy development, tender documentation, evaluation activity, negotiation and contract execution
  • Contract and category management experience with an ability to apply procurement policies, standards and guidelines in an effective manner
  • Strong stakeholder relationship skills with an ability to develop collaborative and effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, and to constructively support the delivery of team and organisation-wide outputs

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment. 

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact anna.capiga@dtf.vic.gov.au.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.  Applications close at midnight, 03/07/2022. If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.

Vaccination

DTF is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk consistent with DTF's obligations under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic).

Therefore, it is a requirement that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake work outside of their ordinary place of residence (unless a medical exemption applies). To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, DTF may request proof of vaccination at the time of interview.

 


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