APS6 Procurement Manager

Posted 19 June 2022
Salary$55 - $60 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineProcurement & Inventory

Job description

Our client, a Federal Government Agency, is responsible for national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation, clinical quality, and safety. This department is tasked with getting data and technology to work for patients, consumers and the health-care professionals who look after them.
About the role
Our client is seeking an APS6 Procurement Manager to be accountable under limited direction to perform work that is complex or sensitive, working with a diverse range of stakeholders.  Your duties will include:
  • preparing a range of material, including procurement documentation, contracts, work orders, briefs and other corporate documentation as required;
  • undertaking the analysis, review and evaluation of procurement and contracting services to improve service delivery and associated financial health (procurement project compared to budget performance);
  • assessing internal processes and initiating process improvement activities that will improve work systems and practices;
  • providing specialist procurement and contracting advice to all staff and senior management, with a particular focus on labour hire contractor procurement; and
  • preparing a range of material, including procurement documentation, contracts, work orders and other corporate documentation as required;
  • providing staff training and sharing information and guidance on procurement protocols and delivering Agency reporting on procurement activity; and
  • is expected to work collaboratively and collegiately with members of the team and support each other to achieve optimal outcomes.
Skills and Experience
  • Ability to acquire, maintain and apply an in depth understanding of the procurements guidelines to provide expert and technical advise in specialist area across a range of programs or activities.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with legislative, financial and administrative frameworks, government decision-making processes and guidelines and regulations.
  • Expertise and technical knowledge in specialist areas
  • Strategic planning, program and project management and/or policy development
  • Good judgement, expertise, and knowledge, under limited guidance.
  • Research and analysis on complex or escalated issues
  • Stakeholder engagement
To be eligible for this role you must hold Australian Citizenship and be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police check.
If this role is of interest to you, please APPLY NOW and submit your resume in MS Word Format.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.