Manager/Senior Manager - ICT Strategic Sourcing & Commercial Management



Location: Canberra 


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.


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


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.
  • Navigating Commonwealth approval processes 


More About You 


We welcome applications from Manager to Senior Manager level candidates  


Professional background 


  • 5 years + experience working in a consulting environment focusing on technology procurement, commercial management and end to end sourcing and/or experience working for suppliers within commercial roles. 
  • A deep understanding of technologies and commercial reform. 
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably within the following disciplines: Business Management / Commerce, Information Technology,  Computer Science / Engineering, Finance or Law. 
  • Must hold Australian Citizenship and be able to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance. 




  • Advanced Word, Excel and Power Point skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills. 
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Confident to present recommendations that are consumable by senior stakeholders 
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships and facilitate meetings and workshops at all levels 
  • Ability to assess solutions and transformation initiatives 
  • Intermediate negotiation skills 


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.


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].


Canberra, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent