Overview

Manager Procurement Operations Job at Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics – in Darwin NT

Manage a small team of procurement practitioners to provide procurement practices and deliver a range of agency procurement

outcomes in a timely manner, in compliance with the government’s regulatory frameworks and policies and that demonstrate value

for money outcomes. Provide advice on specific procurement strategies and ensure the continued development of an ethical,

transparent and service oriented procurement culture.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manage a small procurement team to deliver flexible and accountable procurement services to clients.

2. Proactively deliver independent and objective procurement advice and support to all levels of management in the areas of

procurement planning, management and delivery, with a view to ensuring the effective and compliant planning and delivery

of procurement projects;

3. Provide leadership in building procurement capacity and work collaboratively with business units to effectively implement

and obtain the required procurement outcomes.

4. Prepare Request for Tender documents incorporating technical specifications provided by technical staff, resolve enquiries

from prospective tenderers, and facilitate tender assessments and debriefs.

5. Continuously monitor the team’s work to ensure the quantity, quality and timeliness of outputs is equal to, or better than, the

agreed key performance indicators.

6. Ensure that all outputs are compliant with the requirements of legislation, policy and guidelines.

Selection Criteria

Essential:
1. Extensive knowledge of procurement and contract management in a public sector or similar environment, particularly with

regard to change management and best practice.

2. Extensive knowledge in the areas of procurement planning, evaluation and reviews in relation to the delivery of successful

outcomes within a complex service environment.

3. Experience in preparation and delivery of training material, including appropriate web content management to raise awareness

and capability of client agency staff.

4. Established oral communication skills, including the ability to actively listen and understand issues and communicate concepts

in a way that individuals without training or knowledge in a particular discipline can understand and implement.

5. Ability to manage the team’s work to achieve defined goals and results. Demonstrated initiative and flexibility to establish and

manage priorities to ensure the team completes work within deadlines.

6. Thorough working knowledge of standard office software, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.

7. An ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultures.

Desirable:
1. Degree in procurement /business/administration/law or similar.

2. Current full NT Driver’s licence.

About the Company

Company: Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics –

Company Location:  Darwin NT

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