Procurement Category Manager

Adelaide, Australia
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 8
Salary Range: $94,720 to $105,087 pa 
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Position Reports to: Associate Director, Procurement Services
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Justin Hinora

Position Summary:

The Procurement Category Manager is responsible for the procurement and contracting of specified major commodity groups across the University, or for specific high-risk procurement projects. The role involves developing an in-depth understanding of the University stakeholder requirements including extensive consultation with user groups and leading cross functional teams to deliver exceptional procurement outcomes.

The Procurement Category Manager will be required to operate under general directions from the Associate Director, Procurement Services to ensure the procurement requirements are met commercially, strategically, and comply with all governance and policy requirement. This may include being responsible for the creation or review of some or all documentation related to the procurement process. This may also include ensuring that appropriate changes and updates are made to Flinders University systems as well as procedures and guidelines. The Procurement Category Manager will also be required to ensure that contracts are appropriately drafted and executed, in conjunction with Legal Services and ensure appropriate handover to Contract Management.

The Procurement Category Manager shall work at times in conjunction with other Procurement Category Managers or other Finance and Procurement Services staff to ensure the delivery of projects or to resolve issues.

Information For Applicants:

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

For further information, or for a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Justin Hinora on (08) 8100 8849.