First listed on: 29 December 2018

Strategic Procurement Lead

  • VPS 5.1
  • Fixed term for 12 months
  • Full-time
  • Fabulous opportunity to lead Library procurement initiatives

About us:

State Library Victoria is the State's premier reference and research library, the hub of state-wide information and communication network, and a gateway to the world's information.  The State Library is one of Australia's busiest public libraries with a collection of over 4.9 million items and a diverse range of exhibitions and programming, inspiring possibilities for all Victorians. 

The Library is currently transforming its building, services and programs to meet the changing needs of our vibrant, diverse community, both in Melbourne and in regional Victoria, today and into the future.

About the role (position description is attached): 

We are looking for a thought leader in government procurement to drive major, lasting reform in one of Victoria's pre-eminent cultural institutions.

The Strategic Procurement Project Lead will provide procurement leadership for the Library. Designing systems, policies and staff training you will lift procurement capability across the organisation and create a framework of effective oversight.

This is a key leadership role and a terrific opportunity for experienced procurement practitioner, to drive a reduction in operational costs and set model practice for the Victorian cultural sector.

How to apply:

A merit-based selection process applies to all Library roles. Applications including a resume and statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria should be submitted online by visiting State Library Victoria or

Please direct any questions about the application process to Your enquiry will be handled by a member of the People Branch.

State Library Victoria promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people, and people of all ages and abilities to apply for this role. State Library Victoria supports flexible working arrangements, including working from home, flexible hours and generous leave benefits for study and carers responsibilities.  

Applications close: Tuesday, 15 January 2019

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