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An influential role charged with leading the delivery of complex multidisciplinary and multi-year projects.

Appointment Type

The Principal Procurement Manager is charged with implementing continuous improvement initiatives and strategies, including researching and recommending appropriate procurement and contracting solutions and developing and reviewing necessary documentation such as policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing expert advice in relation to best practice procurement and contract management processes and ensuring that processes comply with statutory regulations and Renewal SA requirements. Also, undertake risk assessments to establish mitigation strategies and controls.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Executing strategies that enable Renewal SA to operate through effective procurement and contract management
  • Developing procurement, contract management and negotiation strategies comply with SA Public Sector policy requirements and identify control measures to effectively manage Renewal SA commercial risk
  • Facilitating high-level procurement and contract management services are provided to stakeholders that facilitate value-for-money outcomes and the procurement of commercially sound deliverables
  • Procuring goods and services meet the business requirements of Renewal SA.

Who we are looking for

Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated high-level procurement management experience ideally in a government environment. You will have strong knowledge to advise stakeholders on appropriate market approaches such as tendering, direct negotiation, and competitive dialogue.

In this relationships-focused role, you will lead and supervise a team to ensure efficiency and best procurement practice is maintained and provide expert advice and services in relation to best practice procurement and contract management processes and be passionate about working in an organisation that is delivering some of South Australia's largest property projects.

Where working for SA works for you

Renewal SA has a thriving culture in which we value the growth and contributions of each person.

Work on projects that are making a difference.

With the largest, and growing property portfolio, there’s no shortage of variety at Renewal SA. You will work in a collaborative environment and can work on unique and diverse projects, that directly to contribute to South Australian communities and a strong economy. We can see our progress and achievements and it’s work we all feel good about.

Flexible work options and health and wellbeing programs.

Enjoy flexible working options to ensure a better balance of work, personal life and family commitments. We have your physical and mental health top of mind with a variety of wellbeing programs, including discounted gym memberships, access to counselling and support and medical benefits such as free vaccinations, skin checks and more.

Focus on your career and professional development.

We are proud to have cultivated a high performing environment where everyone can succeed and perform at their best. Our Capability Framework will guide and support your professional development and as a multidisciplinary organisation you can explore different opportunities and grow your career.

Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

Having a diverse workforce ensures we are representative of the communities we work within, have various perspectives, and increase innovation. We respect and value our people’s differences and embrace the knowledge and capability that each employee brings to our workplace.


Please email any queries to [email protected].

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

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