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Senior Procurement Manager

WA - Finance, Department of

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Contracts, Purchasing & Procurement

Job description:
Department of Finance
Government Procurement
Senior Procurement Manager
Level 7, $115,725 - $124,033 pa PSGOGA

Join our skilled team

We are looking for talented and motivated people to join our diverse, highly skilled workforce.

Currently there is one (1) permanent full-time position located at Osborne Park available for immediate filling. Whilst this selection process will initially be used to appoint to this advertised vacancy, it may also be used to appoint to a similar position(s) on a temporary or permanent basis that may arise in the Agency within the next six (6) months.

As a key government agency, the Department of Finance provides high-quality advice and services in revenue and grant/subsidy administration, government procurement, non-residential building management and construction. 

We pride ourselves on being a leading provider of flexible work arrangements, enabling our people to successfully balance their work and other life commitments. We offer benefits over and above salary and superannuation, including ongoing professional development, salary packaging and leadership programs aimed at increasing the skills, abilities and career promotion opportunities for our people.

Finance is a great place to work and we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, women in management and people with disabilities.


The Senior Procurement Manager provides professional procurement advice to clients, and develops and / or manages complex and high-risk contracts for goods and services, information and communications technology, and community services. The position will usually manage one or more work groups providing procurement services to Government agencies. This involves developing business cases and procurement plans, tender documents and evaluation reports, and contract management plans. The role consults with government agencies, industry and the community, and maintains positive and effective stakeholder relationships.


  1. Demonstrated extensive experience in complex, high-risk contract development and/or management, OR relevant project management experience.
  2. Demonstrated high-level written communication skills with the ability to prepare complex procurement and technical documents.
  3. Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to liaise and consult effectively at senior levels in the private and public sectors.
  4. Demonstrated ability to manage people.
  5. Demonstrated research, analytical and conceptual skills.


‘Australian Permanent Residency’ status is a minimum requirement for permanent appointment to the WA Public Sector. However, for appointment on a fixed term contract or casual basis, applicants only require a valid Work Visa for the duration of the entire advertised term.


  • 100 point identification check; and
  • Criminal Records Screening clearance.


For further information about the position, please contact Kat Abbott on (08) 6551 1318 (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).


Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Job Description Form for full position details as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.

If you experience difficulties downloading these documents, please call (08) 6557 8181 and quote the VCID or position number to obtain an Applicant Information Pack. 

Submit the following in MS word or PDF format only:

  1. Your current CV.
  2. The completed Application Form (either hard copy or online application form).
  3. Statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (1, 3, 4 and 5 only) found on page 3 in the Job Description Form (JDF), in no more than two (2) pages.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button at the top/bottom of the screen.  

If you are unable to lodge your application online please refer to the attached Applicant Information Pack for alternate methods of submitting your application. 

Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and proforma applications will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 at 12:00 noon (AWST)

The Department of Finance recommends that mailed applications are sent via registered post. No responsibility is taken for unregistered mail.

WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
LOCATION: Osborne Park
CLOSING DATE: 2017-10-18 12:00 PM