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CONTRACTS & PROCUREMENT MANAGER

South Australian Tourism Commission

The South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) is an organisation playing a key role in South Australia’s economic future. The SATC is focused on marketing our state to national and international audiences and bringing new and exciting events, conferences and festivals to South Australia. Currently the SATC is committed to growing South Australia’s visitor economy to $8 billion by 2020.

Reporting directly to the CFO and leading a small, dedicated team, the Contracts and Procurement Manager is responsible for drafting and reviewing contracts and the procurement of goods and services, including assisting SATC staff members with contract management, monitoring and compliance. This position will also provide pivotal high level advice, evaluation and reporting in relation to SATC’s commercial matters. In addition, this person will be responsible for the SATC’s risk management process, insurance and business continuity plans.

Applications are encouraged from candidates with appropriate tertiary qualifications in business, management, law or equivalent discipline. The successful candidate will be a commercially and legally astute individual with a track record of leading a team in the management of innovative, flexible, performance based and robust contract and procurement strategies. This person will have exceptional interpersonal skills, high level negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to identify and analyse strategic and operational issues, and develop strategies for resolution. Pragmatism, resilience, intuition, commercial acumen, sound judgement, drive, energy, credibility and authenticity are also important qualities sought with high regard being given to prior experience dealing with government contracts and procurement. 

This is a unique commercial contracts and procurement leadership position in the South Australia context and therefore represents a career defining opportunity to join the State’s largest marketing and events organisation to make a significant contribution both to the economic and cultural heart of South Australia.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit tourism.sa.gov.au

Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora. Please click the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Christian Gaszner on (08) 8100 8849.

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