Senior Procurement And Contracts Advisor


Brisbane Grove, NSW

Posted 10/22/2019

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Senior Procurement and Contracts Advisor

Brisbane City

Cross River Rail is a new 10.2 kilometre rail line running from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills, which includes 5.9 kilometres of twin tunnels under the Brisbane River and CBD. It will deliver four new underground stations at Boggo Road, Woolloongabba, Albert Street and Roma Street and upgrades to Dutton Park and Exhibition stations. Cross River Rail will unlock the bottleneck at the core of the South East Queensland rail network, allowing more trains to run more often and integrating with new roads and bus services to enable a turn-up-and-go transport system for the whole region. It is a critical public transport infrastructure project which will improve our quality of life, help our economy keep growing, generate thousands of jobs, and activate urban development.

Position statusTemporary
Position typeFull-time
Occupational groupAccounting and Finance
Workplace LocationBrisbane Inner City
Job ad referenceQLD/327132
Closing date27-Oct-2019
Yearly salary
Fortnightly salary
Total remuneration
Salary Other
Job duration2 years
Contact personTali Mackay
Contact details3153 2645

TheĀ Senior Procurement and Contracts Advisor partners with stakeholders to plan, develop, source and manage procurement arrangements to effectively meet organisational and business objectives.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake business needs assessment, supply market analysis and commercial risk assessments to inform procurement planning and sourcing decisions
  • Develop, co-ordinate and lead sourcing activities to establish supply arrangements that meet business needs
  • Assist in contract negotiations in the establishment and review of supply arrangements to deliver value for money procurement outcomes
  • Prepare procurement and contracting documentation, including approvals, tenders, evaluation, award recommendations, variations, terminations, etc.
  • Assist contract owners in developing contract management plans, negotiate changes and modifications, supplier performance management and compliance requirements through effective supplier relationships to enhance business outcomes
  • Assist clients in managing contracts through preparation of variations and serve as a point of contact for contract owners or representatives of those contracts.
  • Partner with staff from across the organisation providing high level advice and guidance to build expertise in procurement, provide governance and improve procurement practice and outcomes
  • Interface with finance team to ensure contracts and procurement outputs align and adhere to broader finance and risk requirements.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate procurement risks to enable the organisation to meet its obligations and maximise business opportunity
  • Document procurement processes, decisions and contractual arrangements fully to provide an audit trail for probity and audit purposes

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