Procurement Category Manager

Mitcham, Australia
07 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 8 
Salary Range: $93,137 - $103,330 pa full-time 
Employment Type: Fixed-term, full-time, available for 2 years (2 positions available) 
Position Reports to: Associate Director, Procurement Services 
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Mr David Paterson 
Closing Date: 11:00am, Friday 20 April 2018

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 broad 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.

Please note: A National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will be required by Flinders University before the successful applicant can commence in this position. If you have any queries in this regard please raise them with the named contact person in this Position Description in the first instance.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a submission of no more than three pages, stating how your current and/or recent experience meet the requirements of the position description.