Senior Consultant to Manager - ICT Commercial Procurement & Sourcing

 

 

MinterEllison is Australia’s largest law firm and provides legal and consulting services.

 

Purpose is at our core. We create lasting impacts with our clients, our people and our communities. Our teams collaborate and deliver to our Purpose, and consistently work to embed our values into everyday actions. Clients rely on our expertise and insights. They value our responsive, creative and commercial approach. We are curious by nature, diverse in our disciplines and authentic in our relationships.

 

Diversity and inclusion is at the core of our Purpose and informs the way we work with each other, our clients and in the community. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results.

 

What you can expect from this opportunity 
As we deliver on our 2025 Strategy, our Canberra Technology Consulting team is continuing to enjoy an exciting period of growth, particularly across our Sourcing and Commercial Services offering, seeing us create  several excellent opportunities to join the team. Having built a strong market presence and currently delivering large sourcing programs across several major Commonwealth 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 for a number of permanent opportunities for experienced Sourcing and Commercial Consultants, with experience across technology, 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
•    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
•    Managing risk
•    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 Senior Consultant to Manager level candidates have demonstratable experience across the categories noted above as well as the following professional and technical qualifications:

 

Professional Background

•    3 years + experience working in a consulting environment focusing on technology procurement, commercial negotiation and end to end sourcing.
•    A deep understanding of technologies and commercial reform.

 

Skills

•    Advanced Word, Excel and Power Point skills.
•    Attention to detail and time management.
•    Superior verbal and written communication skills.
•    A positive 'can do' attitude.
•    Ability 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

 

Qualifications

•    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.
 

Why MinterEllison Technology Consulting:

We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. This is why we offer hybrid working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working. We offer up to 20 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership – all with no minimum tenure.

 

We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders (including if you identify as transgender or gender diverse), sexual orientations, as well as people living with a disability or who have family or carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles with MinterEllison.

 

How to apply:

We love to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below.

 

If you would like further information, to tell us about any adjustments you might require through the recruitment process or if you are trans or gender diverse and want a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected]

Location: 

Canberra, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent