Full-time Permanent

Closes: 27 May 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $123,227 - $138,723
Position No: 32257
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 May 2019
Contact Officer: Michael Thomas on michael.thomas@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 3514

Details: Goods and Services Procurement Branch within Procurement ACT provides centre-led procurement advice and support services to ACT Government agencies, with a particular focus on strategic, complex, high value, high risk procurements. Goods and Services also establishes and manages the Territory’s Whole-of-Government (WhoG) arrangements and are responsible for the development, execution and management of WhoG contracts across all ACT Government Directorates. Contracts and Category Management (CCMT) roles include the category management of clustered WhoG contracts, market analysis, detailed procurement strategy development and execution and active contract management including performance evaluation. We are looking to fill a permanent position in the Sourcing, Advice and Supply Business Unit (SAS). The team manages complex procurement projects and supports the tendering and evaluation process as well as providing support and guidance to Directorate business areas on procurement and contract issues. Whilst we are a procurement organisation, we are looking to develop skills across a range of general areas, such as strategic and analytical thinking, leadership and staff development, project management, communication, negotiation, written and representation skills. We want to grow our organisation. We are going through a significant program of change and looking for staff who can help. You may be a seasoned procurement or contract management professional and/or have strong core skills in project management, stakeholder engagement and change management, which can be successfully applied/transferred to the strategic procurement and contract management environment. You will deal extensively with internal and external stakeholders, be able to quickly form positive relationships, and communicate with influence. As well as the client aspect, the daily workload involves a significant amount of documentation drafting and review across the full procurement life-cycle.  If you are interested in working in an organisation which makes a positive contribution and offers a diverse range of work, please read the Position Description for more details. We welcome your interest! For further information about the position, please contact the Contact Officer above.
Note: Shortlisted applicants only: As part of assessing an applicant who has been offered an interview, applicants will be required to complete a written assessment on the day of the interview. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: To complete your application, you must prepare responses to the Selection Criteria and upload this as part of your application along with a current Curriculum Vitae and Application Coversheet. Please send your application to jobs@act.gov.au.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Business and Commercial Services
Leaders and Senior Management
Policy, Programs and Projects