Director, Procurement

Transport for NSW is delivering a once-in-a-centuryinvestment in new infrastructure and services, including Sydney Metro. The first line of this new fully automated railway opened in May 2019 and by 2024 will deliver 31 metro stations and more than 66kmof metro rail. Planning is also underway for future lines which will shapethe way Australias largest city travels, making Sydney Metro the biggest public transport project in the nations history.

The opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Director of Procurement to be part of Sydney Metro.

In this role you will be required to lead the development of procurement strategy and governance for Sydney Metro and provides leadership to the procurement and contract management functions. As part of the role you will also be required to lead the development and implementation of strategic and operational sourcing, procurement, contracting and supply management strategies, and operations processes to ensure the organisation attains the best value in the goods and services required to enable achievement of its goals.

As a senior leader within Sydney Metro, the role provides strategic leadership to sustain the organisation as a high performing, integrated team, contributing to the creation of a positive organisational culture.

Experience skills and personal qualities required to be successful in this position:

  • Design and execute an organisational procurement strategy, supported by tactical and innovative procurement programs, to deliver enhanced benefits and value to the customer/end user and to support service delivery aims
  • Lead the research and analysis of market trends and best practice to ensure sourcing and procurement strategies and approaches are current, risks are identified and governance frameworks are effective, and insight is gained through the analysis of costs, benefits and supply markets
  • Provide expert advice to key stakeholders on all aspects of procurement to encourage innovative practices and support delivery of business and policy directions
  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders to provide strategic insights on business needs, resolve complex issues and deliver high performance cost, service and quality outcomes
  • Provide leadership, direction and effective management of the procurement team and cross-functional working groups to achieve a high-level of performance in procurement and deliver high quality advice and service to stakeholders
  • Identify and manage commercial, contractual, operational, financial, reputational, ethical and supply chain risks to minimise negative impacts on organisational objectives while encouraging opportunity and innovation

Intrigued want to find out more

Great! You recognise that rewarding and meaningful opportunities like this dont come along every day. If weve piqued your interest and you think you possess the relevant skills and experience to excel in this role, we want to hear from you.


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your most up to date resume highlighting relevant skills and experience.

Please note: The successful candidate may need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

Applications close: 6th December 2019

25/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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