Senior Health Procurement Specialist

Do you have demonstrated procurement skills, tendering knowledge and experience in working or living in Timor-Leste?Menzies is looking for a Senior Procurement Specialist to manage the procurement activities in our Timor Leste office.If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.The Role:The successful candidate for this role will lead the procurement activities of the Fleming Fund Country Grant to Timor-Leste program including annual and contracting for medicines, consumables and reagents. The Senior Health Procurement Specialist will support the Timor-Leste office to ensure the consistent supply of quality health commodities. These organisations will include the National Institute of pharmacy and medical products (INFPM) which is the Timor-Leste National Medical Stores, National Health Laboratory, Animal Health Laboratory as well as Menzies School of Health Research offices in Darwin and Dili.About you:As a motivated individual, you will come with previous experience in a procurement or supply chain position combined with a very good knowledge of supply change management and a track record of exceptional communication skills, leadership, and staff supervision experience with robust impact.You also have:Undergraduate qualifications in health, procurement or supply chain, or an equivalent combination of proven relevant experience and /or education and training.Demonstrated strong leadership skills and experience in staff supervision including the ability to negotiate and maintain formal and informal networks and business relationships.Exceptional communication skills, negotiation and liaison skills, a positive attitude and a commitment to building capacity and capability in others.Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description.Why MenziesMenzies is a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region.  As a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position. The benefits:Base Salary $110,478 - $120,319 per annum (Total remuneration package including superannuation $137,167 - $148,386 per annum).Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free.Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact: KAREN CHAMPLINProject Coordinator and MentorEmail: How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:Menzies’ careers website: orPhone: 08 8946 8457 orEmail: Human Resources at How to Apply:Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Updated resumeA statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation    Closing date:  Sunday, 16 June 2024Position Description_Senior Health Procurement Specialist AUD Darwin 0800