Job No: DRC876
Location: Dubbo or Wellington, NSW
We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services.
WE ARE DRC
Our Employee Value Proposition was developed with input from our employees. Our employees expressed how they feel working at DRC, highlighting some of the reasons they think working with us is a positive experience and what makes them stay.
That is how We Are DRC was created.
Here at DRC we are:
ABOUT OUR REGION
The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none. The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.
The Manager Procurement is responsible for the development and implementation of the procurement strategy across Council. This position drives, implements and monitors the procurement strategy across council, including the development and implementation of council wide procurement frameworks, policies and procedures. The Manager Procurement will drive excellence in procurement and identify opportunities for more cost effective purchasing. This role will have significant impact internally to the organisation and also externally with Council’s many suppliers. The role will also manage risk and ensure compliance with Local Government procurement and tendering legislation and regulation while seeking to adopt innovative procurement solutions. This role will require significant planning and strategic thinking to implement best practice procedures for Council.
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL NEED
You will have a clear understanding of Local Government procurement practices and Local Government legislative compliance. You will have the ability to lead, drive and focus the organisation on changing practice and influencing corporate procurement at both strategic and operational levels. Additionally you will have the ability to take an active leadership role in ensuring that Council have effective procurement systems in place that can also deliver efficiencies on the ground. You will have the ability to provide input into setting strategic direction and developing robust and practical solutions to procurement with a public governmental organisation.
Critically you will be able to build relationships and influence through credibility, as well as having the ability to develop a detailed understanding of your client group's operational frameworks.
WHAT WE OFFER
In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation, you will be offered a range of benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, and wellbeing program. DRC also has a variety of Salary Packaging options available to staff including:
Furthermore, DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.
DRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.
Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.
Salary: Total Remuneration Package $109,131-$147,648 per annum. A Leaseback vehicle is available.
Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 27 September 2021
Enquiries: For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact Council's Director Organisational Performance on 6801 4200.
Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.
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