Careers at yourtown

It Contracts Specialist

Job no: 494391
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Business Support, Compliance & Risk, Information Technology

yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

yourtown helps children and young people realise they have the ability to tackle whatever life throws at them. We help them to believe in their unique strengths, tenacity and self-determination. We recognise the courage and determination of children and young people when they reach out to yourtown for support.

Realise your potential at yourtown

your opportunity

The IT Contracts Specialist will provide support to review, manage, and maintain the technology vendor contracts that enable the delivery of technology services to yourtown.

In this position, you will:

• Manage and maintain the ID&T contracts register, including regular proactive contract renewal engagement and internal approvals, adding new contracts, and ensuring the accurate status of contracts.
• Spearhead the administration of IT commercial elements including supporting the Procure to Pay process, creating & receipting purchase orders, and creating & maintaining quarterly software licence audits.
• Lead and manage the end-to-end market sourcing, RFP/RFQ documentation, evaluation, and negotiation activities.
• Contribute to drafting and negotiating statements of work and other required ICT contracts.
• Responsible for communications (inbound/outbound) of the ID&T Commercial Mailbox.

what we are looking for

At yourtown, we believe positivity is powerful and the enabler of great things. We are all connected through our shared passion, commitment, and belief in young people, and are committed to helping young people see greatness in themselves.

• Demonstrated experience working in a commercial team, with an understanding of IT agreements and suppliers.
• Adept in supporting negotiations with suppliers while also maintaining positive working relationships with our stakeholders.
• Strong time management and organisational skills, with the ability to think laterally, and achieves deadlines in an environment of multiple competing priorities.
• Exceptional negotiation, influencing, & networking skills, coupled with outstanding interpersonal skills, showcasing the ability to foster positive working relationships.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

• salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
• opportunity for flexibility working arrangements. Most of our team split their work week between the office and home.
• access to Paylab to help you save on everyday items like groceries, pharmaceutical, automotive services, as well as things like clothing, books, electricals, furniture, and even holidays!
• opportunities for internal and external professional development
• free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
• a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
• yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
• access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
• access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
• an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: https://careers.yourtown.com.au/.

Contact: Lily Welch | Talent Acquisition Specialist | lwelch@yourtown.com.au

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

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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