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Procurement Manager - Corporate Category & Governance

  • Join RBA’s Procurement team to lead governance and strategic sourcing of corporate spend
  • Be part of Australia’s Central Bank that serves Australia’s public interest
  • 5 year full time, fixed term contract


In this role you’ll develop and maintain the policies and processes that support effective governance of Procurement across the Bank. You will own the portfolio of corporate spend and lead strategic sourcing initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to work in partnership with the business to optimise the value of the Bank’s corporate spend, manage risk and meet internal stakeholder objectives.


As part of the team you will:

  • Manage and maintain the Bank's Procurement Policy and Guidelines aligned to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and the Bank's approach to Procurement
  • Draft and maintain Procurement templates and tools for Bank-wide use.
  • Establish and maintain processes and controls relating to Procurement and Government reporting requirements.
  • Establish and maintain Contract Management guidance and processes in line with regulatory requirements, internal controls and industry best practice.
  • Create and implement category strategies (for corporate spend) delivering improved value for money to the bank and demonstrating implementation of best practice strategic sourcing.
  • Proactively engage with the Bank departments to understand business objectives and sourcing needs and provide expertise on selected projects or areas of spend.


The successful applicant will have the following skills and capability:

  • Experience in drafting and implementing policies and governance, preferably with Government experience.
  • Experience in design and implementation of procurement governance tools (policies, procedures, templates).
  • Advanced skills in category management and strategic sourcing.
  • Experience in contract negotiation and management.
  • Knowledge of contemporary procurement practices.
  • Ability to engage and influence internal and external stakeholders.


A degree qualification in business, law, finance, procurement or related discipline is preferred.


By joining the RBA, you’ll have the opportunity to: 

  • Work for an organisation that truly makes a  difference to the Australian people
  • Develop your career in a collaborative environment
  • Access to a wide-range of benefits


About the RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system.


How to Apply

Your application should include a resume detailing your experience and qualifications.  A supporting statement addressing the selection criteria would also be welcomed.


The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Applications close AUS Eastern Standard Time