Manager Strategic Procurement

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Jun 2021

Job no:505656
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Finance and Accounting, HEO9, Management

(HEO9) $116,557 to $124,698 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing, full-time position available immediately

Provide hands on leadership in the Strategic Procurement function to achieve the desired outcomes for the University

Reporting to the Director, Procurement Services the role will be responsible for directly managing large value and or complex procurement activities, assist the Director in planning Procurement initiatives and lead a team to identify areas of opportunity with both existing and new suppliers. The successful applicant will augment engagement with the University community in the adoption of procurement processes and enhancing relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive Experience in taking a lead role in procurement and project management and managing a suite of projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement processes.
  • Experience at managing procurement in a complex and large organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a customer service culture.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders and facilitate committees, meetings and workshops to achieve maximum stakeholder engagement.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging: high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 30 June 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mike Tylor- Director, Procurement Services

P: +61 (08) 8313 4393

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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