Senior Category Manager ICT

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 12/06/2024 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Accounting, Finance

Reference: 75588

Reference: 75588

Occupation: Accounting, Finance

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Procurement - Senior Category Manager ICT

Full Time

  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Staff Benefit Programs
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave and access to Accrued Day Off (ADO)
  • Interactive, Diverse, and mostly Autonomised role ready to be shaped and driven by you.

An opportunity has opened to come and join a dynamic and mature procurement team based in Melbourne CBD at Royal Melbourne Hospital.

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career which aims to assist in providing excellent patient experience and outcomes as well as delivering great value for money, then this role might be for you.

Brief overview of the role is below, however please read the position description for all details and expectations/requirements of the role.

The role of Senior Category Manager includes responsibility for delivery of procurement and contract management activities relating to IT projects, stakeholder consultation, and leading strategic ICT resource/service contracts. Ideally a strong background working in Victorian Public Sector Government procurement policies and a working knowledge of IT concepts and terms would be advantageous.

Key accountabilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Introduce and maintain Procurement Category Management principles and assistance in mentoring Category Managers within the Procurement function.
  • Oversight of the ICT Category Manager to ensure delivery of projects are met within agreed timelines and are of a high standard.
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with Senior and Executive Stakeholders within RMH, preparation of various recommendation papers for relevant RMH Boards and Committees.
  • Review of spend categories, spend analytics, and contract portfolios to identify sourcing opportunities complete with thorough risk assessments
  • Leading and assisting contract negotiations, drafting and execution process
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders across the organisation
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Digital Strategy and Transformation to assist in delivery of the Departments Procurement objectives through the delivery of agreed programs of work and advise on all Procurement matters, including but not restricted to; introduction of new products/services, changes to supply, alternatives for review and analysis based on market research.
  • Generate strategic initiatives through robust analysis and development of sourcing strategies that support sound business cases
  • Monitor and evaluate market dynamics and competitive conditions and use outcomes to review spend categories with stakeholder groups and set appropriate sourcing strategies
  • Assist with reviewing processes, implement efficiencies, of RMH Procurement, Purchasing, Market Engagement and Contract Management policies, templates, tools, and guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with Heath Share Victoria (HSV) to deliver value for money and great commercial outcomes for both the Victorian Health Service Sector and particularly RMH by representing RMH interests at meetings as required with HSV.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day.We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us. For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Don’t delay, apply now! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received.

Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

Senior Category Manager ICT

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Tony Horrocks - 0401337851
Marcus Kim - 0478734011

Senior Category Manager ICT