Senior Contract/Supply Management Officer - ongoing position



Salary range

$82,415 - $92,975

Closing time and date

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 17:00
Contact person

Contact name

Donna Nicholls

Contact position

Assistant Director, Contract Management

Contact email

Contact phone

Job Context

You will be part of the Commercial Blood Products Section. This section is responsible for ensuring the supply of a range of commercially available blood products to the Australian community through centralised national contracting, at a cost of over $600 million annually.

Your role will be to manage high value commercial contracts or manage and monitor annual blood product supply and demand plans for commercial blood products. The role may also require you to undertake or support procurement of these products.

We are looking for great people with a demonstrated record in exercising initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and the application of practices and procedures; in applying detailed analytical (numeracy, data, intelligence, etc.) skills in relation to complex problems; in applying strong stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills; and who have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Primary Job Purpose

Although not exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities of this position may require you to:

  1. Manage contracts, programs and projects in accordance with the objectives of the National Blood Agreement and government policies;
  2. Undertake the development, management and monitoring of supply and demand plans for blood products;
  3. Work in a collaborative manner as a member of a team and establish, implement, monitor and review contract performance and supply risk management strategies;
  4. Assist in coordinating and managing procurement processes;
  5. Propose and implement innovations within a culture of continuous improvement;
  6. Prepare papers, reports, briefs, minutes, presentations and correspondence;
  7. Undertake detailed analysis of reports, data and proposals and formulate recommendations;
  8. Build effective relationships and achieve negotiation outcomes with internal and external stakeholders; and
  9. Contribute to NBA organisational strategy and culture.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV and complete an NBA Cover Sheet. The cover letter (maximum 1,000 words) should outline the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the position, providing examples from your current and past roles. It is important that you refer to the selection criteria (found in the job description below) and primary job purpose when framing your response.