Team Manager - Procurement and Contract Management for Defence and Government

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra, Sydney
Division: Management Consulting

  • Work side-by-side with both Government and non-Government clients, helping them to maximise the value of every dollar spent;
  • Be part of integrated, multi-disciplinary teams working on outcomes-focused and diverse programs across the public and private sectors;
  • Deliver positive outcomes with the support of a team of experienced procurement, sourcing, contract management and commercial professionals.
  • Have real and lasting impacts that help to support the Australian economy and the Australian public.

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, and grow. Our team of procurement and commercial practitioners within Operations Advisory is collaborative, motivated, and united by a passion to support clients to deliver commercial outcomes that meet their strategic objectives. Our highly regarded team have deep roots in Federal Government procurement as well as commercial management across a vast array of industries.

KPMG is always on the lookout for great talent across all levels (Consultants, Senior Consultants, Managers and Associate Directors). Our collaborative national focus and innovative ways-of-working enable us to recruit from all over Australia. We are seeking individuals who share our passion for what we do, and who can provide us with unique insights into our area of expertise.

Your Opportunity

As an accomplished procurement and commercial management professional, you will work with extraordinary people who are passionate about supporting clients to exceed their potential. You will:

  • Deliver capability outcomes to some of the most important and complex acquisitions and transformational programs.
  • Enjoy opportunities to learn and grow, developing expertise across the full spectrum of the procurement lifecycle and across a wide variety of related disciplines.
  • Help to grow the capability of our people, and in turn, our clients.
  • Gain the benefit of our ongoing training and professionalisation framework, including professional body membership with World Commerce and Contracting (WCC).

How are you Extraordinary?

We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience delivers meaningful benefits to our people, clients and communities. We are looking for people across all states and territories with:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the procurement lifecycle, from acquisition strategy and planning, tender development and evaluation, and contract management.
  • Familiarity with the Commonwealth legislative and policy frameworks (e.g. PGPA Act, CPRs).
  • Tertiary qualifications.
  • A passion for teamwork and problem solving.

This is an excellent opportunity for an active team player to use their commercial acumen to make a strong impact.

Please note, you should also be an Australian Citizen or be able to obtain a government security clearance.

The KPMG Difference

Our people are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics our people possess and we share and learn from each other.

We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion.

 Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG:

Flexibility empowers wellbeing

Flexibility enables contribution to the community

Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

Flexibility supports family


Make KPMG the clear choice for your career

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