Head of Procurement
- Procurement leadership role
- Strategic policy and tactical focus
- Competitive remuneration package
The Head of Procurement is a senior executive position within the VicRoads Joint Venture (JV) responsible for leading strategic, high value and complex negotiations to secure long term sustainable commercial outcomes. Reporting to the Chief of Corporate Services and Risk, the role is also accountable for significant contract management within the JV.
Key deliverables include the development of the function, including procurement strategies, achievement of procurement savings and efficiency benefits, leading strategic sourcing events, and providing specialist commercial advice and negotiation support for strategic and complex procurement.
Essential to success is embedding a culture of customer centricity and building strong relationships across the JV including with the Joint Venture Partner, VicRoads, other government agencies, and external partners.
You will be an accomplished specialist executive with a track record of leadership in strategic and operational procurement across complex organisational structures. Your experience will place you well to provide authoritative, robust evidence-based advice to deliver on both organisational and broader government objectives. Exceptional stakeholder and communication skills are expected. You will have a reputation for the highest standards of integrity as well as the ability to identify and address emerging issues and deliver positive and innovative solutions.
VicRoads is responsible for licensing approximately five million drivers in Victoria, and registering more than six million cars, motorcycles, heavy vehicles and trailers for the Victorian road network.
The Victorian Government has made an in-principle decision to progress a joint venture model for VicRoads Registration & Licensing, and Custom Plates. The purpose of a joint venture is to modernise a number of VicRoads services to make them more user friendly for motorists and deliver value for money for Victorians.
This is an exciting opportunity to ensure registration and licencing as well as customer plate products and services will be simple, accessible, fast and convenient, ensuring the government delivers contemporary digital systems to all VicRoads customers, industry partners and stakeholders.
For more information about VicRoads, visit: VicRoads
This role is part of a larger project. Learn more here: VicRoads Modernisation
Applications close: Friday, 29 April 2022
To apply – To download the candidate information pack including KSC, please click on ‘DOWNLOAD CANDIDATE INFORMATION’. Finally, click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference VIRccs0322, providing:
- Cover letter including motivation
- Five impactful examples (200 words maximum per example) that capture key selection criteria
- Targeted CV (2 pages)
Call Kate Wheeler, Partner, on 1300 347 437 to discuss the opportunity and the specific employment arrangements.