Liz Strachan

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Procurement and Contracts
Hourly Rate Contract
Governance / Compliance
Program Management

POSTED 17th Nov, 2020   REF NO. BBBH12458

EL1 Procurement Manager

The Organisation

Our client is a large federal government department that develops and delivers policies and programs relating to health, aged care and sport.

This role is positioned within the Cancer, Hearing and Program Support (CHPS) Division, which is the central coordination point for cancer matters in the department. CHPS manages cancer screening programs and services including producing evidence-based policy and delivering best practice cancer care initiatives. CHPS is also responsible for the management of the National Cancer Screening Register through a service provider.

The Opportunity

You will join the Strategic Vendor and Financial Management function, which has been established to support and empower CHPS to achieve outcomes for citizens by proactively, efficiently and effectively managing vendors and services they deliver on behalf of the Australian Government.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Develop your leadership skills by providing guidance to a small team
  • Progress your career public sector procurement and contract management
  • Work in an environment where your output will have a genuine positive impact on people’s lives

The Role

  • Lead a team and take responsibility for the achievements of your own and the team’s outcomes, monitoring progress and following through to ensure delivery of quality and timely outcomes
  • Maintain and leverage key departmental relationships with internal stakeholders to optimise value for money across the procurement lifecycle and achieve collective outcomes between multiple parties
  • Prepare and oversee high-quality financial/budget and expenditure reports
  • Partner with business areas to lead and facilitate CHPS procurement, finance, budgets, financial analysis and planning
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks as well as Commonwealth and departmental policies and procedures, including the PGPA Act, PGPA associated instruments and policies, Commonwealth Procurement Rules, Indigenous Procurement Policy and Finance Business Rules
  • Provide strategic advice on complex and/or sensitive procurement, finance, budgets, financial analysis and planning related matters
  • Oversee and deliver financial management capability uplift across CHPS
  • Prepare budget forecasting and affordability predictions for future spends

Your Background and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have experience in procurement, financial analysis, budget management and managing people.

You will also have the following:

  • A track record of effectively leading and motivating a team to deliver high-quality and timely outcomes
  • Ability to take a collaborative, pragmatic, flexible approach and form strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in providing strategic advice on complex and/or sensitive procurement, contracting, finance, budgets, financial analysis and planning and contract management related matters
  • High level research, analytical and conceptual problem solving skills including the ability to exercise sound judgement and think strategically in relation to contract interpretation, management and recommendations
  • Communicate to a wide range of audiences using your excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, including a keen eye for detail
  • Demonstrated ability to respond in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty and a willingness to share information with others to encourage cooperation

Salary / Rate

  • $65 – $85 per hour + 9.5% Super
  • Contract starting ASAP and continuing through until 30 June 2021
  • 12 month extension available
  • Minimum Baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain one

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Liz Strachan on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. 12458.

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