Procurement Tender Lead

Location Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Discipline Public Sector / Government
Job reference 109289
Salary AU$70 - AU$80 per hour
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  • Initial 6-month contract with potential to extend
  • Brisbane CBD location
  • AO7/AO8 Level role

Manpower is actively engaged with a State Government department that is now looking for a dedicated and strategic Procurement Tender Lead to manage the wider supply chain and procurement function, with specific focus on developing strategy across multiple categories and departments.

This is a 6-month AO7/AO8 level role and will commence ASAP.

What to Expect:

  • Work with various departments to understand the strategic needs with regards to procurement and tenders
  • Develop a category & sourcing plans
  • Develop and maintain Contracts & Procurement strategy & policies
  • Lead the end-to-end development and execution of RFTs in line with government policy
  • Maintain thorough records through the tendering process to ensure proper and efficient handover to Project/ Operations teams
  • Highlighting any major commercial risks or issues to all relevant stakeholders and work with them to ensure the optimum solution
  • Actively promote and champion the use of best practise to ensure compliance with the organisation's policies and procedures
  • Coordinate activities and liaise with suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and clients to ensure effective performance and task completion

About you:

  • You have proven expertise in adopting different commercial approaches to best achieve the targeted strategic outcomes.
  • You're an innovative thinker with proven experience solving problems and achieving value within rigid government procurement frameworks
  • You are known for your skills in setting priorities, monitoring activities, and keeping stakeholders updated and informed of issues and outcomes.
  • You are a natural when it comes to building relationships, with a flair for building cooperation and overcoming barriers to information sharing, communication, and collaboration
  • You enjoy working with competing deadlines, and rise to the challenges
  • You are known for your attention to detail, organisational skills, and incredible work ethic

Emily Collins
Managing Consultant
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+ 61 2 9263 8648

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