Senior Category Officer- ICT

Job title: Senior Category Officer- ICT
Discipline: Technology & Data Analytics
Location: Sydney North Shore & Northern Beaches
Contract: Contract
Salary: $800 per day + super
Salary low: 700
Salary high: 800
Reference: 3256100
About the Company
This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. This government agency uses data and behavioural insights to drive improvements with government and providing services to NSW.
About the Role
The Senior Category Officer provides technical procurement expertise on policies, procedures, systems and standards to assist stakeholders undertaking procurement planning, development, sourcing and management to make strategic decisions and effectively meet organisational and business objectives.
Key accountabilities are:
  • Work with business stakeholders to develop and implement innovative procurement and category management strategies to meet specific business needs, manage risk and deliver value for money;
  • Provide information and expert technical advice on complex policies, procedures, systems and standards to business stakeholders to assist them to deliver effective, outcomes-focused procurement activities;
  • Undertake research to support the development and review of organisational procurement policy, procedures, systems and standards;
  • Advise stakeholders on appropriate procurement governance and performance management mechanisms to monitor, co-ordinate and improve procurement activity and performance;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of capability development initiatives to improve procurement outcomes;
  • Proactively identify and address procurement risks and mitigation strategies to meet organisational compliance requirements.
About You
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated tender management experience from a complex ICT projects environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills including ability to have a customer focus and engage with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Highly developed applied project management skills used to manage projects to agreed timelines and budget
  • Experience with procurement projects in public or private sector
  • Qualification in strategic procurement or business/law related discipline
  • CIPS accreditation (desirable)
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