Senior Sourcing and Category Manager (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $124,033 - $145,009

Occupation: Procurement

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1540649

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1540649

Occupation: Procurement

Salary Range: $124,033 - $145,009

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

The Victorian Government is committed to social and sustainable procurement. It recognises the ability of government procurement contracts to make a difference to the lives of all Victorians. Victoria's Social Procurement Framework creates opportunities for government buyers and suppliers to deliver social, economic and environmental outcomes that benefit the Victorian community. The Strategic Sourcing team members play a key role in servicing internal and external stakeholders. It is a flexible and agile environment and having the ability to work across several areas in the group is critical.

Roles available:

1x VPS 6.1 - Senior Sourcing and Category Manager – ongoing (Sourcing focused)
1x VPS 6.1 - Senior Sourcing and Category Manager – ongoing (Category focused)

About the role

As part of the Strategic Sourcing team, the Procurement and Category Management (PCM) team develops, implements and manages whole of Victorian government procurement strategies, initiatives and relationships impacting on whole of Victorian government spend on non-ICT goods and services. The PCM team manages a diverse range of projects and initiatives with a wide-ranging mix of stakeholders from across Victorian government departments and agencies, industry groups and suppliers of goods and services.
The key accountabilities are:

  • Lead complex whole of Victorian government sourcing projects including requirements gathering, business case development, tender preparation, evaluation, supplier negotiation and implementation
  • Provide strategic, tactical and governance support to procurement staff
  • You will be expected to lead, inspire and increase the capability of the team
  • Effectively apply government procurement policies and legislative requirements
  • Develop effective and collaborative relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the planning, development and implementation of systems, tools, analytics and reporting
  • Identify opportunities to provide innovative and effective approaches to procurement practices

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

  • Extensive experience leading the sourcing process for high value and complex goods and services contracts
  • Extensive experience in the development and implementation of category strategies for complex categories and the management of significant contracts
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and executing high value and complex commercial negotiations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with proven ability engage with stakeholders and build effective relationships
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to create a positive workplace culture, foster initiative and develop team capability

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. The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. For specific questions regarding the role, please contact Jessica on jessica.steinbergs@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 midnight, Wednesday 23 June 2021

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

Senior Sourcing and Category Manager (VPSG6.1)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

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Jessica Steinbergs | jessica.steinbergs@dtf.vic.gov.au

Senior Sourcing and Category Manager (VPSG6.1)