Head of Procurement & Commercial Services Canberra ACT


  • Flexible Location
  • Creating and developing a path of improved commercial arrangements.
  • Experienced in the buying of capability and managed services

This high profile organisation provides an essential service for all Australians. It is embarking on a period significant cultural and organisational change as it looks to prepare for what is an exciting future. This role will play an integral part in the development of a strategic procurement plan and structure as well as contributing to an evolving culture.

The succesful candidate will be ultimately responsible for leading the path towards improved commercial arrangements and have demonstrated an ability to overcome the complexities of buying highly specialised equipment and services. You will have also had responsibility for managing the risks associated with this.

Adept at bringing commercial ability to large projects you have had responsibility for supplier relationship management, built strong relations with vendors to drive value through the supply chain. Accountability for problem solving, analytical work, and driving insights from analytical work related to procurement functions will be key to your success in this role.

This is an excellent opportunity with significant commercial and strategic responsibility. Resilience as well as an influential and collaborative leadership style will be vital to your overall success in this role. You will have the ability to create a strategic vision whilst engaging with others both internally and externally. The commercial and stakeholder management is a key focus. The impact of your decisions and actions will be very tangible. You will have autonomy as well as support to drive change. For someone who enjoys partnering the business this is a fantastic opportunity.


To find out more or for an informal discussion please contact Andrew Pownall on +612 9262 4836 or apply at

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For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Andrew Pownall on 0437 554795.

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