Director - ICT Sourcing & Commercial | Technology Consulting



Location: Brisbane 


Contract Type: Permanent 

MinterEllison is one of Australia’s largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history.  We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.


Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities.  That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.


We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration.  Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach.  Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.  


For most businesses today, technology is central to enabling and executing their business strategy.  MinterEllison's Technology Consulting team advises CIOs, CTOs and other CxOs in developing, executing and supporting technology strategies that drive exceptional business value.  In a world of accelerating change and technology innovation, we design, negotiate, protect and optimise our client's investments in enterprise digital and converged services.



What you can expect from this opportunity 


As we deliver on our 2025 Strategy, our Technology Consulting team based in Brisbane is continuing to enjoy an exciting period of growth, particularly across our Sourcing and Commercial Services offering. Having built a strong market presence and currently delivering large sourcing programs across several major organisations and government departments, you will have the opportunity to be involved in sourcing and commercial support across major ICT contracts across all phases of the contract lifecycle.  


Our clients are in a period of tight scrutiny with increased focus on ensuring ICT contracts are critically assessed to ensure value for money and on-going improved outcomes to continue to support Australian citizens. Being experts in sourcing over the last 20+ years, we have a very mature and innovative offering to support clients in structuring ICT solutions, with supporting commercial terms, that really change the way in which they do business. 


Your Role 


We are currently recruiting experienced technology Sourcing and Commercial Consultants to assist our clients to make smart decisions as they plan, execute and transition to new or re-invigorated supplier arrangements. You will have the opportunity to deliver and support the execution of ICT procurement processes with predictable high value outcomes under accelerated timeframes regardless of the complexity of scope, stakeholder, or supplier, aided by our industry leading frameworks, accelerators and analytics support. 


In support of this we are looking for individuals who have experience in: 


  • Developing Sourcing strategies and managing risk. 

  • Strategic, end-to-end technology sourcing programs. 

  • Developing a commercial strategy and co-ordinating procurement. 

  • Preparing and reviewing commercial documents, particularly as they relate to service definitions and performance frameworks. 

  • Working with legal to ensure commercial and legal objectives are aligned. 

  • Running/supporting large tender processes. 

  • Facilitating evaluation across technical, financial and commercial streams, including preparation of evaluation reports. 

  • Negotiation planning and execution. 

  • Contract finalisation and preparation of executive papers for endorsement. 

  • Supplier Performance Management/Contract Management. 


More About You 


We welcome applications from candidates who have demonstratable experience in: 


  • Overseeing a portfolio of client engagements and managing a team of professionals to help clients overcome organisational challenges and achieve business outcomes through our technology offerings. 

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with client stakeholders during the course of each engagement and post engagement. 

  • Delivering high quality client experiences through client interactions and deliverables including presentations and documented artefacts (e.g reports) 

  • Analytical thinking to address business and technology problems 

  • Distilling and synthesising complex information into simple and concise outputs 

  • Facilitating workshops to elicit information, test hypothesis and navigate critical business and technology decisions 

  • Leading sales and proposal development activities to support the growth of the business. 

  • Mentoring and developing team members 


Professional Background 


  • At least 8 – 15 years + experience working in a consulting environment focusing on technology procurement, commercial negotiation and end to end sourcing. 

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably within Information Technology, Business Management / Commerce, Finance, or Law. 

  • Experience and interest in understanding enterprise technologies and technology trends, and a thirst for knowledge whilst seeking out innovative solutions. 

  • Experience managing stakeholders with strong written and verbal communications skills 

  • Must hold Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency 


 Why MinterEllison


We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.


As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser


We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


How to Apply


We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact  [email protected].


Brisbane, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent