Job Description

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Procurement and Contract Manager - multiple roles

Advertiser: Providence Consulting GroupMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
3 Oct 2019
Location
ACT
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - Federal

The roles

Providence has a range of roles available for Procurement and Contract Managers. We deliver end to end consultancy services to Government and corporate organisations and you will have the opportunity to be part of a solutions-oriented team making a difference within important and interesting projects. The majority of roles are based in Canberra

Depending on level these roles may be required to:

  • Formulate direction and advice, manage change, and lead and influence both internal and external stakeholders in procurement and contract management.;
  • Establish best practice in procurement or contract management processes, policies and procedures within an organisation.;
  • Support projects through contractual negotiations, risks and issues.
  • Manage complex procurement in a Government environment;
  • Undertake financial analysis and/or develop costing models related to the procurement activity;
  • Achieve project outcomes by using highly developed communication, negotiation, persuasion and interpersonal skills to enable effective interaction with project stakeholders, staff and other contractors at all levels;

You

The ideal candidate (dependent on level) will have:

  • Experience working as a practising contracts or procurement specialist;
  • Ability to work under broad direction, and self-driven to achieve procurement and contractual outcomes.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all organisational levels.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understand the relationship between the project or initiative and its contractual or procurement objectives within the wider business context.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Baseline Security Clearance (or ability to obtain)
  • Qualifications in project management or a related discipline (desirable)
  • Consulting experience (desirable) – if not, we can teach you what it takes
  • Defence experience, or knowledge of Defence processes (desirable)

Benefits

Providence is committed to establishing themselves as an employer of choice by supporting and engaging their people. You will have access to a comprehensive professional development program and ongoing activities to maintain learning and growth. We aim to work hard and have fun within an inclusive and dynamic environment.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and a cover letter describing how your experience and skills would be suited to the role. For further information regarding these positions please email recruit@providenceconsulting.com.au. Recruitment for these positions will commence immediately.

You must be an Australian citizen and will possess or be willing to go through the process to obtain and maintain a minimum Baseline security clearance or above.

Providence is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you hold Australian Security Clearance?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • What's your highest level of education?

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