Senior Procurement Advisor

Job Title: Senior Procurement Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-15
Reference: JO-1908-97171-1
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2019 16:42

Job Description

As Senior Procurement Advisor you will:
    • Provide complex and/or sensitive procurement advice on contracts, agreements and services for information technology projects, in line with whole of government procurement strategy and governance frameworks.
    • Provide advice on procurement specifications for contracts and licenses for cloud based services and third party software, evaluating offers, contract management and administration, supply market analysis and other general procurement activities.
    • Manage procurement activities for information technology projects including:
      • Develop procurement project timelines and milestones to meet project objectives
      • Determine contracting and go to market approaches for discrete procurement activities
      • Conduct pre-market engagement with appropriate suppliers
      • Develop go to market documentation, initiate market approach, evaluate responses, negotiate and award contract for discrete procurement activities
      • Consider complexities and interactions between stakeholders, project deliverables and ongoing business as usual priorities.
    • Maintain operational practices for monitoring, reporting, and strategy identification of contract performance and compliance.
    • Liaise with customers to understand their “local/operational” requirements and recommend convincing solutions that support whole of Government and agency aligned goals.
    • Assist in building the procurement capability of staff by developing the knowledge and skills of team members and key stakeholders.
    • Prepare appropriate documentation to hand over the provision of services to business as usual activities form the project.
Your skills for this role will be assessed against what you’ve undertaken previously and what knowledge, skills and learned experiences you can bring to the team and the role, including your personal qualities and your potential for development. Your suitability for this role will be assessed against your:
    • experience in providing procurement advice and managing the procurement cycle in a complex, multi-stakeholder information technology environment
    • understanding of public sector procurement and contract governance standards
    • negotiating, influencing and stakeholder engagement skills
    • experience in preparing quality procurement documentation.

There are no mandatory requirements but qualifications in procurement and/or contract management will be highly regarded.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-1908-97171. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at