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Reference Number 14243
Position Title Procurement and Contracts Manager
Employment Type Full Time
Region Central Services
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Salary Sacrifice of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Free parking on site
  • Employment within a growing sector

Juniper is currently looking for an experienced Procurement and Contracts Manager to join the team at our Juniper Central site located in Balcatta.  


Reporting to the Executive Manager - Business Services, this role is responsible to ensure Juniper's procurement processes and systems are agile, efficient and effective. Supporting users in their day to day operations, along with ensuring value for money for procured goods and services is achieved.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading, managing or coordinating teams in procurement, purchasing governance and compliance functions. This role will liaise with senior managers and other business units, so your ability to positively manage internal and external relationships, coupled with strong organisational skils and business acumen will be critical to your success in this role.


On offer for the successful candidate is full time role working Monday to Friday.


Key responsibilities include (not limited to):

  • Lead and drive Juniper's end to end contract management activities
  • Undertake procurement and purchasing activities including strategic complex and or sensitive procurement
  • Complete research and market analysis to assist in the review of requirements and development of procurement plans and strategies
  • Prepare regular reports and guidelines for the Executive Team
  • Effectively manage the communication and relationships with internal and external suppliers
  • Develop functional procedures that promote consistency and best practice within the procurement and purchasing framework
  • Assist with the facilitation of the design and ongoing improvement of the procurement and purchasing and governance function
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training to all procurement and purchasing teams across Juniper
  • Undertake procurement performance monitoring and reporting
  • Prepare operational and forward procurement plans, significant key performance measures and reporting requirements


Qualifications, Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Tertiary qualifications or post graduate qualifications in a commercial, legal, project management or related discipline (Desirable)
  • Qualifications in procurement and purchasing would be highly regarded
  • Knowledge of commercial healthcare / aged care market (desirable) 
  • Sound understanding of contract law
  • Understanding of alternative funding sources
  • Solid knowledge of project management processes
  • Strong organisational skills and business acumen
  • Relevant commercial experience involving complex negotiations
  • Able to lead strategy development and implementation
  • Excellent negotiation, and strong influencing skills
  • Outstanding written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to construct complex documents
  • Excellent attention to detail


To apply please submit your resume along with a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria.


Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Contact Person Megan Hayes
Contact Number (08) 9240 0308
Alternate Contact Person Chris Corder
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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