Senior Procurement Officer

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 What are we looking for?

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key capabilities, knowledge and experience. Within the context of the responsibilities described above under ‘Your key responsibilities', the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

Strategic sourcing

  • Lead the development and implementation of sourcing plans and approaches for specific procurement projects that are based on identified needs and priorities and deliver increased value for money.

  • Project manage the implementation of planned procurement initiatives, utilising relevant value creation levers such as reduced scope and standardisation of products.

  • Ensure standard procurement processes that comply with Queensland Health governance requirements are adhered to and identify any opportunities to improve those processes.

  • Identify and share opportunities to maximise the value that can be secured from procurement initiatives undertaken.

  • Foster and maintain outstanding relationships with relevant key supplier and customer stakeholders in order to drive better value outcomes and maximise benefits.

Stakeholder engagement

  • Identify and socialise potential procurement opportunities and solutions with supplier and customers, working closely with them to support and inform statewide strategies and priorities.

  • Develop relationships with other Senior Procurement Officers and with Category Specialists to drive maximum benefit from initiatives.

Demand management

  • Ensure adequate analysis and planning is undertaken to underpin effective supplier negotiations so that supply negotiations are in accordance with sourcing plans and deliver strategic commercial agreements that optimise value for money.

 Contract management

  • Implement contracts that incorporate appropriate performance incentives to lock in procured value and put in place effective contract management arrangements.

  • Put in place benefits realisation reporting for all activities undertaken and monitor outcomes.

Supplier management

  • Ensure that processes are in place to effectively manage supplier performance and to ensure that procured value is fully delivered. Proactively identify any actual/potential performance escalation issues and provide analysis to support the discussion and resolution of those issues with the relevant suppliers. Ensure that contingency plans are developed for key suppliers and services as required.


  • Fulfil the accountabilities of this role in accordance with QPS, HSQ and SPS core values.

26 January 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - North
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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