Procurement Manager, Construction and Facilities

Location
Hawthorn, Australia
Posted
15 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2019
Ref
0542_03/19_RTR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Join a high-performing, globally ranked university
  • Full-time, permanent position, Hawthorn location
  • HEW 9 with attractive salary and benefits

About the job

Are you ready for a rewarding challenge in your procurement and commercial career? Swinburne University of Technology, striving to create social and economic impact, is looking for a commercially-focused and agile procurement professional to support the Construction and Facilities area.

Construction and Facilities covers the areas responsible for the University’s infrastructure, execution of capital planning and works across the property portfolio, as well as facilities operations and maintenance. This area requires a procurement professional who is commercially focused and confident to challenge the status quo, whilst maintaining a focus on governance and risk.

This exciting role will have responsibility across the full procurement lifecycle, from category planning to sourcing strategy, execution, contract management, procure to pay, and relationship management. In this role you will need to develop strong internal stakeholder relationships by providing progressive commercial advice and identifying innovative solutions to University challenges. You will also have the opportunity to drive the university towards social procurement practices in line with Swinburne’s 2025 vision. A challenging, yet throroughly rewarding opportunity awaits.

About Swinburne

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Relevant diploma, degree, or postgraduate qualifications together with relevant experience in procurement or commercial roles across the construction and/or facilities areas.
  • Experience in delivering results and innovative solutions in large complex organisations
  • Highly developed relationship management experience, including the ability to positively influence, motivate and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Benefits

  • Enjoy a 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Discounted annual Myki cards

How to apply

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter addressing the following Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated experience in delivering results and innovative solutions in large complex organisations
  2. Highly developed relationship management experience, including the ability to positively influence, motivate and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders

For further information about the position, please James Meyer, Recruitment Consultant via email jamesmeyer@swin.edu.au.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5 pm, Friday 29 March 2019

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