Title: Principal Procurement/Commercial Manager - 2 years FTE
Company Name: Department of Customer Service
Job Location: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs, sydney
Employment Status: Contract/Temp
Principal Procurement/Commercial Manager
NSW Telco Authority
2 years FTE or Development Opportunity
The NSW Telco Authority promotes flexibility and we welcome applications from people looking for part time, job share and other flexible arrangements.
About NSW Telco Authority
NSW Telco Authority provides radio communications to frontline responders to help keep people and places safe. We manage the Public Safety Network (PSN), which provides radio communications to emergency services organisations and other government agencies.
Next to Australia's triple zero emergency hotline, the PSN is the most important critical communications network in NSW, and one of the largest of its type in the world.
We also play a lead role in digital connectivity across government and drive reform across the sector. Our major programs include:
NSW Telco Authority is committed to customer services and has a culture built on the values of service, transparency, accountability, integrity, respect and safety. Our values guide our decisions and the way we work and reflect our diverse, inclusive and flexible workplace.
NSW Telco Authority is a Statutory Authority within the Department of Customer Service.
For more information about us, visit www.telco.nsw.gov.au.
About the Role
NSW Telco Authority is looking for a Procurement Manager. You will be accountable for the Authority's end to end sourcing process in the major infrastructure program - CCEP. Your typical day will involve managing multiple market engagements, working closely with business stakeholders to understand their sourcing needs and managing negotiations, contract awards and transition over to contract management. You will provide commercial advice to stakeholders and maintain overall ownership for the procurement process in a complex environment. You will be working on a major project that is shaping the Government Radio Network for years to come!
We are seeking an experienced procurement professional, ideally from a technology industry with a strong understanding of Government processes and frameworks in sourcing. You will have significant experience working with complex procurement environments and be able to guide a wide range of stakeholders through the commercial process to achieve the best outcome for the business. You will be resilient, adaptable, collaborative and above all have a high level of integrity. We work in a fast-paced, matrixed environment where priorities can change quickly. In addition the scope of our work carries a high level of scrutiny in the sector.
You will be a self-starter with the ability to build relationships (internally and with suppliers) and have demonstrated success in planning and prioritising complex procurements with high level of attention to detail.
This is an opportunity to manage large value tenders, contract negotiations and contracts that make a difference to the citizens of NSW. You will have the opportunity to influence a wide range of internal stakeholders with diverse priorities and expectations, to achieve a cohesive approach to procurement.
Join this highly collaborative and inclusive team who are focussed on delivering results that benefit the community and who have fun and celebrate success along the way.
Working at DCS
The Department of Customer Service (DCS) is a great place to work! Our values of accountability, trust, service and integrity drive our initiatives and culture. We support innovative programs in areas as broad as digital government, consumer protection and major public works. We are an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and flexible work practices and believe our people are our greatest asset.
Our benefits include:
Salary Grade 11/12, with the base salary ranging from $128,078 to $148,578
Click Here to access the Role Description. For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Lauren Johnson via [email protected]
Closing Date: Applications close Wednesday 7th April at 10:59am.
Telco Authority is committed to increasing representation of Aboriginal people across our workforce including assistance throughout the recruitment process via our recruitment partner, Yarn'n Aboriginal Employment Services. Contact Yarn'n, (02) 9319 4000, for information and assistance.
At the Department, we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time, we will consider requests to undertake the work flexibly.
The Department of Customer Service is proud to be an EEO Employer who are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of all identities making us different and a true reflection of our NSW customers. As an inclusive workplace, we support various employee resource groups, practice flexible work and workplace adjustment.
If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.