Director Procurement (Chief Procurement Officer) (SES1)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $199,014 - $257,111

Occupation: Procurement

Reference: VG/E20003442

Reference: VG/E20003442

Occupation: Procurement

Salary Range: $199,014 - $257,111

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Director Procurement (Chief Procurement Officer) 

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and support flexible working arrangements.

Job Description:

The Director, Procurement holds the delegated responsibility from the Chief Commissioner of Police of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO).  As the Director of Procurement, you will deliver strong strategic, commercial and operational leadership to the Procurement Division at Victoria Police.

Lead, manage and develop the Procurement Division in the provision of a range of complex services across procurement processes, contract management and purchasing arrangements.  Apply expert commercial acumen to procurement and contract matters including achieving outcomes in the best interests of Victoria Police.  Ensure that the procurement of products and services for Victoria Police is managed efficiently, meets organisational and operational requirements and complies with government policy.

Provide high level and authoritative strategic advice, reporting and consultancy services on issues pertaining to procurement management strategy, corporate procurement practice and corporate contract management practice. As a member of Victoria Police Command, provide leadership across the organisation, to ensure that Victoria Police meets its procurement targets and requirements within budget, implements corporate strategies and operates within a robust corporate policy framework.

As Chief Procurement Officer, lead a customer-focussed procurement and contract management practice through the strategic advancement of policy, workplace education, quality and compliance regimes consistent with organisational strategy. Develop analytics and strengthen business intelligence and data quality to better inform organisational performance monitoring and strategy development.  As a member of the Investment Management and Reporting executive, provide leadership, model collaborative work practices and steward a positive workplace culture.  Ensure product delivery expectations are well understood, and that efficient, quality outcomes are achieved.  Develop strategic and influential relationships across the organisation and the wider public sector and proactively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • The position is located at the Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume and Cover letter

Applications close midnight, Sunday 26 September 2021.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through to Edwina Clarke at Jigsaw Talent Management via email edwina@jigsawtm.com.

If your application has been submitted via the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Job Skills Exchange (JSE) website, it will be forwarded directly to Jigsaw Talent Management.

For further information on this role please contact Edwina Clarke at Jigsaw Talent Management on 0431 525 710 or via email edwina@jigsawtm.com.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

About us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Director Procurement (Chief Procurement Officer) (SES1)

Job type:

Full time

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Edwina Clarke at Jigsaw Talent Management | 0431 525 710 or email edwina@jigsawtm.com

Director Procurement (Chief Procurement Officer) (SES1)