Contracts & Procurement Manager

Job title : Contracts & Procurement Manager
Location : Gladstone
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1421627Glad
  • Gladstone-based senior position, relocation assistance on offer
  • Oversee all aspects of the organisation’s contract and procurement framework
  • Join an organisation on a transformation journey to improve systems and processes
About the Company
Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) owns and operates Awoonga Dam on the Boyne River along with a network of delivery pipelines, water treatment plants and other bulk water distribution infrastructure in the Gladstone region in Central Queensland. GAWB's purpose is to ensure the long and short term water needs of current and future customers are met in ways that are environmentally, socially and commercially sustainable. In addition to the supply and transportation of bulk water, GAWB provides important services to the community, including catchment management, a fish hatchery and recreational facilities.

About the Role
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and leading a team of six, this position oversees the application of GAWB’s contract and procurement framework, whilst ensuring compliance with the Qld Government contract and procurement guidelines. Additionally, the role ensures that GAWB’s contract and procurement activities deliver and maintain the best outcomes for the business.

As a valued business partner, the position incumbent oversees the provision of all contracts and procurement processes applied throughout GAWB, monitoring for compliance and effectiveness of contract and procurement services.  The role also manages relationships with key suppliers of goods and services.

About You
You will be an experienced, well-rounded procurement professional with experience leading similar sized procurement and contract teams. Your ability to lead teams through change will be key to success. You will be expert in negotiating contract terms and conditions and monitoring compliance, and also have a working knowledge of relevant Australian commercial law and legislation relevant to statutory bodies and the water industry. Relevant tertiary qualifications will also be well-regarded.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 or