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Procurement Lead

Job No: 114967
Location: Darwin

  • Want to manage a high performing procurement team within the community sector?
  • Attractive remuneration circa $100,000 + super + 6 weeks annual leave + Christmas shut down
  • Bring your leadership, management and procurement experience to this busy and diverse role within health services!
  • Opportunity to build local partnerships and work with the Indigenous community in the Northern Territory.

About the Organisation

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) is a not-for-profit organisation fully funded by the Australian Government to work closely with the primary health sector to develop better coordination, support the health workforce and introduce new health programs and services.

Their vision is that people in the Northern Territory enjoy their best health and wellbeing. NT PHN achieves this by building strong local partnerships and directing resources to create a well-managed, high-quality primary health care system for Territorians.

For more information visit their website here.

About the Opportunity

NT PHN has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Procurement Lead to join their team in Darwin. This is a maximum term employment opportunity until 30/06/2020 with extension subject to funding.

On the forefront of the health commission sector, this is an opportunity to make the role your own in the newly established health procurement arena. Responsible for overseeing a small team, this is a fast paced role with high contract output.

As the Procurement Lead, you will oversee the establishment of new contracts and development of ongoing partnerships with health organisations. It will be your responsibility to manage the procurement process from the pre-planning stage, through to scoping and documentation.

This role is responsible for leading all procurement services and requires ongoing collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders.

To view a full list of duties, download the full position description here.

About You

NT PHN is seeking someone with a strong understanding of corporate governance, especially in relation to commissioning of services.

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent leadership skills and experience in training a high performing team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and time pressures.

Procurement experience and knowledge is a MUST. New systems are currently being developed so your knowledge in this space and relevant systems is important. Although not essential, any experience within the healthcare sector will be highly regarded.

Please note: All applicants are required to undergo a criminal history check prior to commencement in this role.

About the Benefits

This is a great opportunity to join a company where no two days are the same. Working with a range of procurement contracts and partnerships, you will never be bored by the variety of health initiatives on offer.

With heavy community involvement, this position gives you the rewarding opportunity to build strong relationships with Indigenous partners throughout the territory and to contribute to the provision of diverse services to this community.

NT PHN will provide the successful candidate with an attractive remuneration circa $100,000 plus super Additionally, you will be offered a range of benefits including six weeks annual leave plus Christmas shut down and salary sacrificing options to significantly increase your take home pay.

NT PHN relocation assistance and Northern Territory Government's 'Welcome to the Territory' relocation incentives may be available to the successful candidate.

If you are looking for a role in which you can make a positive contribution to the community, Apply Now!

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