Procurement Manager - Software & Projects

Swinburne University of Technology
April 07, 2024
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  • Procurement & Sustainability
  • Ongoing, full-time position at our Hawthorn Campus
  • HEW 8 salary + 17% super with flexible working options
  • About the Role Join Swinburne University as our Procurement Manager – Software & Projects! We're seeking a dynamic and commercially focused procurement professional to lead strategic procurement initiatives across various spend areas. Reporting to the Associate Director, Procurement Business Partnering, you'll play a pivotal role in driving value and implementing sustainable procurement practices aligned with our university's strategic goals.

    In this role, you'll oversee the entire procurement lifecycle, from category planning to execution and contract management. Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders will be crucial for providing expert commercial advice and identifying innovative solutions to complex business challenges. Your expertise in the software and IT market, coupled with a deep understanding of cost and service dependencies, will ensure alignment with our key commercial priorities.

    Primarily focused on our technology portfolio, including software licensing and IT projects, you'll work closely with business units to source solutions compatible with our IT infrastructure and security requirements. Collaborating with our Procurement Manager, Technology & Projects, you'll support in delivering procurement processes within the IT space and beyond.

    We're looking for a proactive individual with a collaborative mindset and hands-on approach to project delivery. If you have a keen interest in procurement, risk management and sustainability and if you thrive in a dynamic environment, we want to hear from you. Join us at Swinburne University and make a difference in shaping our procurement landscape!

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Significant experience in procurement or commercial roles, preferably within the Software and Technology category
  • Developed relationship management experience, including the ability to positively influence, motivate and negotiate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in delivering results and innovative solutions in large and/or complex organisations
  • Strong analytical, evaluation, and research skills, together with ability to translate data into meaningful insights
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple and complex projects and hold a commitment to meeting timelines
  • Qualifications

  • Relevant diploma or degree qualification, and/or progressing towards postgraduate qualifications
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check and – separately – a Police Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Sunday 7th April 2024, at 11pm

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements, please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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