Strategy, Policy and Tools Coordinator

Australian Rail Track Corporation

Develop and maintain the ARTC Procurement & Inventory Strategy, Procurement Framework, business plans, procedures, processes and guidelines.

  • Newly created permanent position
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Based in Newcastle / Sydney
About us:

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is a major national organisation responsible for managing infrastructure maintenance, capital upgrades and the movement of trains on the Hunter Valley coal rail network and interstate railway track across South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland. ARTC is also delivering the $10 billion Inland Rail infrastructure project connecting Melbourne and Brisbane.

At ARTC, we’re proud to be a vital part of the transport supply chain and the economic development of Australia. We are unashamed champions of rail as a cost efficient, reliable, safe and responsible mode of transport. Across five states we manage and maintain an 8,500km rail network.

A new opportunity exists for a Strategy, Policy and Tools Coordinator.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Procurement Excellence Manager, the Strategy, Policy and Tools Coordinator will own, develop and maintain the ARTC Procurement & Inventory Strategy, Procurement Framework, business plans, procedures, processes, guidelines, tools and templates in support of the conduct of ARTC procurement and inventory activities.

The position monitors better practice and contemporary approaches in the procurement and inventory profession to identify and help implement improvements in ARTC procurement and inventory methods, processes and tools.

You will actively monitor governance, quality management and compliance to the Procurement Framework, procedures, processes, tools and templates.

In this position you will have regular communication and interaction with the wider Procurement and Contracts team across the business and your ability to be able to travel nationally within the dimensions of your role will be highly regarded.

About you:

Knowledge, skills and experience required for this role:

• Tertiary qualification in procurement and supply or related discipline or significant proven relevant experience.
• 3+ years in a similar role, preferably in both private and public sector infrastructure organisations.
• Demonstrated experience in improving procurement processes, and in developing effective procedures, policies and guidelines.
• Demonstrated experience in creating and supporting the implementation of strategies, plans and initiatives in collaboration with a wide group of stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team, assist and promote the team, and drive effective outcomes in a fast changing environment.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written, together with demonstrated interpersonal skills for communication with internal and external contactors.
• Culturally resilient and capable of managing change in a challenging environment.
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to outstanding customer service and stakeholder engagement.
• Ability to fully understand, promote and monitor compliance of ARTC policy and procedure.
• A good understanding of WH&S obligations and safety in construction.

Desirable for this role:
• Knowledge of the rail industry.
• CIPs accreditation.
• Knowledge of tendering and the legislation and CPR’s related to Commonwealth Funded Projects.

About the process:

Australian Rail Track Corporation recognises that a talented and diverse workforce is fundamental to building a commercially strong and customer focused organisation so candidates with experience and perspectives that can contribute to our diverse workforce are encouraged to apply.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to consent to a National Criminal History Check. Appointment is subject to ARTC's medical fitness standards relative to the position. ARTC is a drug and alcohol free working environment.

For a confidential discussion or TO APPLY in strict confidence please email andrew.hendra@hudson.com in Hudson Newcastle office quoting job ref: 2Q/05238

Applications close, COB 20 September 2019