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Senior Manager - Contracts and Procurement

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading Community Services organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Ongoing role

About the opportunity

The Senior Manager, Contracts and Procurement is responsible for developing and operationalising business strategy for procurement while overseeing major procurement and contract administration activities.

The role will ensure Uniting achieves value for money from its contracted services and hold vendors accountable for high quality service delivery, transparent and accurate billing processes. Maintaining oversight of government funding contract administration and ensuring procurement processes meet or exceed the standard set by VGPB guidelines while developing a high performing team that is service oriented will be a priority.

About you

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in business, procurement and contracting, supply chain management, commerce or law.
  • World Commerce and Contracting or CIPSA membership will be highly regarded.
  • At least five years’ experience in managing a contracts and procurement team.
  • Strong skills and experience navigating a complex organisation, forging relationships and managing through influence rather than direct authority.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, apply by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Dean Kelly, Head of Finance and Procurement – dean.kelly@vt.uniting.org using the subject line: Senior Manager - Contracts and Procurement enquiry via EthicalJobs.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces. 

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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