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Coordinator Contracts and Procurement

Coordinator Contracts and Procurement

Job Title: Coordinator Contracts and Procurement
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3258392
Contact Name: Paul Gleeson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2021 07:31

Job Description

Public Sector People is proudly and exclusively partnering with Frankston City Council to appoint a Coordinator Contracts and Procurement. Sitting within the Chief Financial Directorate, and reporting directly to the Manager Procurement Property and Risk, this exciting role will have a clear mandate across key business to lead the development and implementation of effective procurement and contract management processes and systems across the organisation through:
  • The development of sound policies and procedures,
  • The implementation of effective systems and tools,
  • The provision of high-level professional advice and support, and
  • The delivery of the unit’s services in with optimal efficiency and effectiveness.  
Whilst directly leading an engaged and committed team, your role will be to ensure:
  • Procurement,
  • Contract Management,
  • Leadership and Management, and
  • Other organisational responsibilities.  
Furthermore, you will look to guide and influence change processes, leading from the front providing exceptional service for key stakeholders.  With your positive attitude and working style, you be adaptive, flexible, and agile in your approach to the role, be willing to embrace change and open to fostering that change within the team.
To be considered for the role, you will require:
  • A Tertiary qualification in contract management, business, engineering, architecture, quantity surveying or a related field or equivalent industry experience,
  • Procurement and contract management experience in an organisation where there is a high level of public accountability,
  • Experience in the procurement of goods, services and works in an organisation that has a high-level of public accountability,
  • Experience in reviewing commercial agreements and in identifying exposure and risk,
  • Experience in the use of standard-form agreements, and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Strong problem solving with strategic thinking and sound judgement.
Ideally, to be also considered you will have:
  • Experience in implementing a Procurement Policy in Local Government and knowledge and experience in interpreting legislation within Local Government or the public sector,
  • Experience in the transition to electronic tendering and contract management and
  • Knowledge and/or experience in contract management in Local Government or the public sector.   
A current driver’s licence and probity checks will be required. The commencement of the role will be in-line with the status COVID-19 Government Safety guidelines.
Public Sector People has been Retained again as an Exclusive recruitment partner for this assignment and direct applications to Frankston City Council will be forward to Public Sector People for consideration.
Applications close Monday 24th May, 2021.
Please register your application online and to obtain a ‘Candidate Information Pack’ contact:
Paul Gleeson (Business Leader - Search & Selection Practice).
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