Procurement Policy Support Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/GOV/DTF/CGS/1539595

Reference: VG/GOV/DTF/CGS/1539595

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Strategic Sourcing Group has an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop skills in policy and governance and be part of a team that supports growth.

About Us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.

The Strategic Sourcing Group provides whole of government procurement solutions to achieve best value for the Victorian Government.

About the role

The Strategic Sourcing Group has an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop skills in policy and governance and be part of a team that supports growth.

Reporting to the Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGPB) Governance Manager, this role provides policy support on a range of whole-of-government procurement policy development and implementation activities, including drafting/coordinating Board papers, supporting policy development and policy implementation activities, and providing advice to stakeholders in response to queries on whole of government procurement policies and their implementation.

  • Support a range of procurement policy development and implementation projects, including procurement reforms and other VGPB strategic priorities, including drafting briefs and board papers, preparing presentations, communications and maintaining online materials, and change management activities
  • Provide clear and accurate procurement policy-related advice and support in response to enquiries from internal and external stakeholders, consulting appropriate subject matter experts as required to resolve enquiries
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including the broader Strategic Sourcing group and staff of varying levels of seniority within the department and other government agencies, manage stakeholder needs and achieve desired results in a timely and professional manner

About you

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

  • Interpersonal and problem-solving skills, including ability to liaise with external stakeholders, identify issues, researching and consult to develop targeted solutions and provide clear and concise advice
  • Research and written communication skills, including ability to quickly investigate an issue or problem, and prepare a report, paper, or briefing clearly setting out key issues and options/recommendations
  • Demonstrated customer focus and team-oriented approach and experience working with internal and external stakeholders of varying seniority, developing, and maintaining positive working relationships, building trust through reliable advice and clear communication
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to ensure out comes are achieved in a timely manner, working in dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment

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.

Other benefits

  • Scope for career progression within the team and provide critical support to the team

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. Contact Jordan on jordan.olsen@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 21/06/2021.

If you require a copy of this advertisement in accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au

Procurement Policy Support Officer (VPSG3)

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Jordan Olsen | jordan.olsen@dtf.vic.gov.au

Procurement Policy Support Officer (VPSG3)