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Principal Procurement and Contracts Officer (Building, Infrastructure and Maintenance Services) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   3 views
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About the role

Manage and lead the building, infrastructure and maintenance procurement function across Metro North Hospital and Health Service in commercial matters relating to the contracts, purchasing and inventory functions.

The role is responsible for providing a cost effective, risk managed customer service outcome to Metro North Health in conjunction with the Director, Commercial Activities. The Principal Procurement and Contracts Officer, Building Infrastructure and Maintenance Services has carriage of procurement activities for Metro North covering, but not limited to:

  • Professional services as it relates to building consultancies, such as architectural and engineering engagements.
  • Building contracts for small scale, minor, moderate and major capital works projects.
  • Building contracts for critical infrastructure such as lift installation, chiller installation.
  • Service and maintenance contracts as it relates to buildings e.g. sterilisation equipment, theatre equipment, lifts, water treatment etc.
  • Panel and Standing Offer Arrangements as it relates to building supply, services and consumables.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated leadership and proven experience in managing a small team, within a larger team environment, delivering a high volume of routine' and strategic' procurement activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and implement local procurement opportunities that align with the overall strategic plan of Metro North.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, plan, manage, implement and deliver strategic procurement solutions and improvement initiatives incorporating Queensland Procurement Policies, Queensland Building and Construction Commission requirements and legislative requirements.
  • High-level conceptual and analytical skills to identify and analyse issues and develop quality options and strategies to resolve complex procurement issues.
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills capable of confident and sensitive communications, particularly when engaging with contractors and end-user stakeholders to support effective business change, including the ability to initiate relationships and influence key stakeholders in reference to supplier relationship management and control of contract documentation.
  • Demonstrated responsiveness to customer needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large scale infrastructure procurement activities including supplier negotiation and involvement of multiple parties.
  • Contractual knowledge of Australian Standard Contracts such as AS4300, AS2124, AS4305 and AS4122.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and managing contractual relationships over short and long term contracts.
  • Demonstrated understanding of procurement requirements, particularly in relation to requirements for Government procurement activities.

Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: ( )

Job ad reference number: MN466417 Close date: Thursday 2nd February, 2023

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.