Procurement Specialist (IT / Software focus)

Location: Adelaide CBD
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 22 days ago
Contact: Matthew Chatterton
Reference: 258686

Peoplebank are recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to work for their Adelaide CBD based client on a 6 month contract (with another 6 month extension likely).

Procurement is a key component for our clients strategic technology plan. Specifically, we are ideally looking for a Procurement professional with experience in sourcing software solutions and services.

The role of the Software Procurement Specialist / Lead will be to:

  • Expertly navigate internal Procurement Policies and Governance Processes to ensure appropriate adherence while still delivering the intended purpose and outcomes of the procurement.
  • Provide expertise and leadership to deliver best practice procurement and contract management advice and outcomes.
  • Work with stakeholders across ICT and the wider business to maintain and execute the Technology Procurement Plan that underpins their Strategic Technology Plan
  • Plan and steer procurement execution of market approaches leading to best-fit requirements, value for money, and risk minimised solutions and contracts.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure all activities and documentation are completed in accordance with internal procurement frameworks.
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives and strategies working with the wider procurement team and business stakeholders.

Skills & Experience

  • Practical experience in procuring software solutions and services leading to substantial (multi-million-dollar) contracts that are readily manageable and reflect appropriate risk-sharing and meaningful performance criteria.
  • Experience with or can quickly understand and apply government procurement policy and adhere to its highly-regulated procurement processes.
  • Excellent and efficient communication skills to understand the requirements of senior leaders and document those requirements accurately and concisely to successfully navigate procurement governance stage gate milestones.
  • Well organised and able to coordinate multiple threads of work that may be running at different paces.
  • Self-driven, high initiative, practical, outcome focused - able to understand what needs to be done and in the appropriate order.


Please APPLY NOW and we will contact all suitable applicants ASAP

Or you can contact Jerry Belialba on 08 8112 7406 for a confidential chat about the role and how your skills and experience might be a great fit!