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Manager Contracts and Procurement, Clerk Grade 9/10

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Contract Full Time
9 days ago

Manager Procurement and Contracts, Stay Safe and Keep Operational, Clerk Grade 9/10



  • Experience in contemporary procurement and contract management policies and procedures embedding best practices principles aligned to a public sector context in the NSW SES
  • Work in a volunteer-based agency supporting communities of NSW
  • Temporary Full-time opportunity till 30 June 2023
  • Location: Preferred location based at NSW SES State Headquarters in Wollongong - regional locations may be considered with flexible working arrangements available.
  • Maximum TRP $139,066.71 (Salary Range $113,343 -$124,901) Total remuneration package includes salary plus employer's 10% contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.



About the opportunity

The Manager Contracts and Procurement Stay Safe and Keep Operational (SSKO) partners with stakeholders to plan, develop, source, and manage contractors and procurement, including ensuring information integrity, negotiating changes/modifications and monitoring supplier performance, delivering business outcomes aligned with the NSW SES business objectives.

Working on the SSKO Program, the procurement officer will help support projects focused on the implementation of several initiatives aimed at improving member and volunteer safety by mitigating operational communications risks. All projects will focus on operational communication initiatives with specific focus on eld-based deployment of mobile communication infrastructure and systems.



About the NSW SES

Our Mission: NSW SES saving lives and creating safer communities.

Our Vision: A trusted volunteer-based emergency service, working together to deliver excellence in community preparedness and emergency response.

The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is an emergency and rescue service made up almost entirely of volunteers and supported by a small staff contingent. NSW SES is a key influencer of other emergency service agencies and works closely with these partners to modernise and grow volunteering to save lives and protect communities.

While major responsibilities are for flood, storm operations and tsunamis, the NSW SES also provides the majority of general rescue effort in the rural parts of the state. This includes road accident rescue, vertical rescue, bush search and rescue, evidence searches (both metropolitan and rural), other forms of specialist rescue that may be required due to local threats, Urban Search and Rescue and Community First Response.



About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have demonstrated previous experience in leading a Procurement team that delivers exceptional strategic procurement advice, customer service with an excellent understanding of relevant legislation and policy frameworks.
  • Experience in undertaking business assessments, market analysis and commercial risk assessments to inform procurement planning and sourcing decisions.
  • Strong background in leading co-ordination and execution of tendering and sourcing activities along with the establishment of contracts and supply arrangements that meet the business’ requirements.
  • Excellent negotiation skills in dealing with a myriad of contracts, supplier relationships with the ability to develop and implement contract management plans in line with SES guidelines
  • Demonstrable leadership capabilities with a s strong record of managing small teams



How to apply

Your application should include as separate attachments:

  • A cover letter (maximum of one page) briefly responding to the essential requirements and your interest in the role
  • An up-to-date resume of no more than four pages detailing your skills and experience relevant to the role



Find out more

The role description is available here.

For more information about the role, applications are encouraged to contact Kailee Cross, Staff Officer

A recruitment pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if they arise.



Applications close: Wednesday 6 Juluy 2022 at 11.59pm.



NSW SES considers COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all members. Candidates will be required to provide satisfactory evidence that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement with the NSW SES. Exemptions are only available based on medical and/or lawfully protected grounds, and all applications for an exemption will be managed in accordance with the NSW SES COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

The NSW State Emergency Service is a proud employer of a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, faith, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and flexible workplace. People with disability are supported to access adjustments in recruitment processes and in the workplace, to enable them to demonstrate their skills and capabilities to meet the requirements of the job. As supporters of flexible working, we welcome discussions about how our roles can be undertaken flexibly.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $113,343
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $124,111
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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