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Governance and Performance Manager

Apply now Job no: 537161
Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing
Location: Flexible
  • Generous remuneration and conditions, including 17% superannuation and a range of salary packaging options
  • 35 hour work week and 4 weeks annual leave plus shutdown
  • Access to flexible work conditions and location
  • Range of development and training activities available

Position overview

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and enthusiastic procurement professional to join the Australian National University's Procurement and Contract Office (UPCO). 

The Governance & Performance Manager will conceive, plan and implement initiatives that lead to best practice procurement within the procurement team and across the University, delivering greater efficiencies and compliance to the University’s procurement practices.

This is a change leadership and customer focused role, with the overall aim of undertaking initiatives that identify gaps, inefficiencies or poor practice with respect to the University’s procurement activities, and then either conceiving or implementing process improvements, or educating and influencing change. To be effective in the capacity, the Governance and Performance Manager should become well versed in best practice procurement and procurement policy and practice across the University. A key attribute for success will be that they are comfortable proactively engaging the Divisions and Colleges to understand, improve and influence practices.

To be successful in this role you will require high calibre communication and engagement skills, extensive knowledge of best practice procurement processes, a genuine commitment to value creation and the ability to deliver high quality outcomes.

For further information, please contact Mark Egan, Chief Procurement Officer on 02 6125 5423 or 

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems