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aso6 senior contract advisor in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia
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An exciting opportunity exists for an ASO6 Senior Contract Advisor to join this public sector department on a long term basis. This requirement is scheduled to commence immediately, and is based within the CBD.

The Senior Contract Advisor is responsible for the delivery of value for money procurement outcomes, supported by quality management of the acquisition planning, tendering, evaluation, negotiation and contract management processes. The Senior Contract Advisor will also be responsible for a significant role in supporting the evaluation of strategic tenders and contracts by applying expert financial, commercial and analytical skills.

The Senior Contract Advisor will be a key member of a dynamic work team developing and implementing a range of supplier strategies and best practice procurement policies, to support the business needs. The incumbent will also be required to provide expert advice and information to clients within the agency.

Key outcomes

  • Procurement and contract management outcomes meet commercial, financial and legal requirements
  • Expert advisory and consultancy services to clients, suppliers and service areas regarding procurement procedures
  • Delivering procurement outcomes within agreed timeframes
  • Change management processes are utilised to improve all aspects of procurement and contract management

Essential Minimum requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams achieving positive project outcomes in agreed timeframes
  • Proven capacity for commercial, legal and financial evaluation coupled with the ability to develop relevant options, to assess their merit and to exercise judgement.
  • Experience in management of complex procurement projects across all stages from needs identification, market research, preparing specifications, undertaking risk assessment's, procurement strategy development, tender and contract documentation, tender evaluation techniques, negotiation, implementation, contract management and reporting.
  • A knowledge of the commercial and legal aspects of procurement contracts including an understanding of basic contract law.
  • A knowledge of the Government's and the State Procurement Board's principles, policies and practices supporting government procurement.

Please apply online, for a confidential conversation contact Samantha Evitts on 8150 7005 or 0427 472 513.

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