Job no: 563187
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Governance
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.
Procurement is a small but focussed group reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President Resources. The role of Procurement is to review sourcing and procurement options across the university based on an expenditure on goods and services of ~$500M. Key issues addressed are:
The role and your responsibilities
The Vendor Manager – Procurement will be responsible for the development of a Vendor Governance Framework to track and monitor the performance, contractual obligations and operational Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) for each Property Services vendor under contract to RMIT University.
The initial primary responsibility will be to support the transition of the new Facilities vendor and provide governance and monitoring of performance objectives to ensure any potential down trend in performance is captured early. Responsibility will transition across all Property Services vendors providing an independent level of governance and strategic direction setting
The Vendor Manager is responsible for managing the relationship with the vendors and ensuring adherence to all strategic, tactical, operational and performance objectives, including adherence to financial commitments, relating to cost to deliver service, adherence to unit and hourly rates and all operational expenditure that is associated with the delivery
The Vendor Manager will be responsible for nurturing and managing all major vendor relationships to extract value added benefits aligned to RMIT needs. The main activities include determining portfolio requirements, assessing supply markets, developing strategic vendor management plans, and managing vendor contracts, performance, and risk.
The Vendor Manager will engage with senior stakeholders within the RMIT organisation and the vendor community to understand long-term business aspirations that can be enabled by third party relationships. The Vendor Manager will work to deliver process innovation that targets demand management and drive simple and effective use of processes and systems
Skills and experience required
To view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 563187
RMIT PD - Vendor Manager Procurement (1).pdf
Applications close on Sunday 25th March 2018.
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
Application close: 25 Mar 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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