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Procurement/ Contract Specialist

HAYS - Sydney, NSW

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin


Join this local government organisation in their infrastructure services team.

Your new company
This exciting opportunity is with local government agency responsible for administering community projects for their local district. This agency prides itself on excellent community services and facilities and provide the best possible conditions for their residents to thrive. The business unit's key focus is to promote a healthy and protected environment through services and programs that minimise environmental impacts and encourage responsible resource recovery.

Your new role
The Procurement & Contract Specialist will manage the development, negotiation, evaluation and implement of waste services related contracts and agreements that support or help meet Corporate and Community strategies, plans and policy.

As a highly experienced subject matter expert in the field of contract management, this position will:

  • Lead renewal of strategic waste management contracts / agreements that will be used organisation wide in line with relevant Government Legislation and Corporate Policies.
  • Manage the end to end procurement process for major waste related contracts, suppliers and tendering activities.
  • Ensure Council's waste contracts deliver on environmental, social and financial waste service outcomes in a sustainable and positive manner.
  • Monitor and regularly report on contract compliance / performance versus measures (KPI's)

In fulfilling this purpose, the position will demonstrate strategic and innovative thinking, facilitate collaborative and respectful relationships and accept personal accountability for achieving outputs.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have extensive experience working in a local government procurement function. You will have strong knowledge and experience of the contract management process. You will also have some or all of the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive demonstrated experience working in similar position.
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing contracts in line with a local government corporate strategy and policy framework
  • Highly developed commercial skills with sound understanding of waste management, finance and legal business principles
  • Demonstrated experience in project managing major contracts / projects
  • Ability to construct, evaluate and present complex business cases including financial analysis
  • Highly developed presentation, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), including the ability to build and maintain key relationships and influence others (internally and externally).

What you'll get in return
In return you will have the opportunity to work with a well-known agency within a friendly and welcoming team. This is an immediate start 12-month contract, on a 19 day month flextime arrangement.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information email oliver.gregory@hays.com.au .

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