Careers at yourtown

IT Commercial Manager

Job no: 492389
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Milton
Categories: Information Technology

Are you looking to utilise your ICT Vendor / Contract Management skills within an organisation that delivers meaningful services to young people?

Perhaps you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people.

We are embarking on an ICT transformation across the whole of yourtown, it is an exciting time for us and we are looking for someone to join us on this journey.

The scope of this role is big, however the impact will be even bigger.

If this is ticking your boxes, and we still have you then please keep reading as we would love to hear from you.

The role of IT Commercial Manager is newly created and reports directly into our CIO. You will provide specialist commercial insights and drive business practices to closely manage, scoping and getting the best out of our ICT supplier relationships.

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Providing specialist commercial insight to ensure suppliers are delivering timely timely and quality Digital and Technology services
  • Managing the sourcing strategy of IT services in alignment with best practice process, options and trends
  • Working closely with IT Executive team and key stakeholders to oversee efficient operation of end to end procurement processes

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrated IT Vendor management / Contract management experience
  • Proven ability to lead complex, multi –million dollar negotiations with IT suppliers
  • Experience within an IT Operational role
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills

Who are we?

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

How to apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button below to submit your application

Enquiries can be directed to - Michelle Newsome, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 07 3867 1283 or

Closing Date: 25 November 2020

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National  Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"  

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