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Strategic Vendor Manager

The University of Queensland - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Information Technology Services

The Division of Information Technology Services (ITS) at The University of Queensland provides an information environment that supports the teaching, learning, research and engagement objectives of the University and contributes positively to the student experience and the University’s reputation. It delivers network, systems and IT infrastructure support to the University, and enhances UQ’s capabilities through the deployment of new infrastructure, systems and application development.


The largest central division within UQ and one of the largest employers of IT professionals in Queensland, UQ’s ITS Division has both breadth and depth across all aspects of technology. ITS supports the University with many exciting technologies; artificial intelligence, robotics, IoT, cloud, high performance computing, data analytics, virtual networks, high speed networks and big data are just some of the technologies that are being deployed to support UQ’s dynamic environment and varied stakeholders.


Also located within ITS is the internationally recognised network security group, AusCERT, which provides Internet security services throughout Australia and New Zealand. ITS manages core networks not only for the whole of The University of Queensland but also works with other Queensland universities by managing access to the national university network (AARNet). ITS also operates research computing infrastructure and hosts many of the University’s largest servers.

For further information visit our website its.uq.edu.au


About This Opportunity

The Strategic Vendor Manager is responsible for managing UQ’s engagement with strategic ICT suppliers to ensure that both contracts and supplier relationships are actively managed in relation to cost, quality and risk, and overall optimisation of benefits to UQ.

You will also develop and maintain effective stakeholder relationships and work closely with the subject matter experts for networking, audio visual, licensing, application and web development, infrastructure and general computing to manage risk, deliver value for money and manage contracts and supplier relationships.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.


Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced ICT procurement professional with extensive vendor management skills and a background in managing enterprise SaaS software and managed services agreements. You will have experience establishing value-adding vendor management practices with supporting processes and guides, and enjoy mentoring others to build capability throughout the organisation.


You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.


We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.


What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, 2-year fixed-term position at Professional level HEW 9.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $117,548 - $124,391 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $137,532 - $145,537.


You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.


For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


Position Description - Go to UQ Careers


Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Christine McNess c.mcness@uq.edu.au

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.


Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume


To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


Applications Close: 12 May 2021 at 11:00PM AEST

UQ Careers Number: 513950