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MAV Procurement

MAV Procurement was established in April 2009 to provide procurement services and advice to local government. MAV Procurement works with councils to reduce procurement costs, simplify processes, improve services and develop sector capability. These functions are achieved by delivering strategic procurement advice, conducting tenders, researching procurement practices and technology and providing training, forums and seminars.

We are recruiting for two roles – a Contracts Manager and an Administration Assistant.

The Contracts Manager will:

  • lead the tendering and contract management process for agreed products and services on behalf of local councils
  • build and maintain relationships with key council and external stakeholder groups
  • contribute to the marketing, promotion and reputation of MAV Procurement functions and services to support the MAV’s role and purpose as the peak body for local government.

To be successful in this role, you will be tertiary qualified with previous procurement / contracts experience and have the ability to manage end to end tender and contract management processes. It is essential that you have exceptional communication and negotiation skills, flexibility, and the ability to lead and influence others.

The Administration Assistant will:

  • assist in the day to day operation of the business
  • provide support to internal stakeholders, councils and suppliers,
  • coordinate the management of internal systems
  • administer supplier and council reports.

To be successful in this role, you will be tertiary qualified with previous administration/procurement/finance experience. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, initiative and attention to detail.

Enquiries and applications to: Alison Hawkins, Acting Manager, MAV Procurement 03 9667 5554,

Applications must address the key selection criteria.

Why work for us

The Municipal Association of Victoria is the peak representative and lobbying body for Victoria's 79 councils. We were formed in 1879 and the Municipal Association Act 1907 appointed the MAV the official voice of local government in Victoria.

Today, we are a driving and influential force behind a strong and strategically positioned local government sector. Our role is to represent and advocate the interests of local government, lobby for a 'fairer deal' for councils, raise the sector's profile, ensure its long-term security and provide policy advice, strategic advice, capacity building programs and insurance services to local government.

We value diversity and employ young people, mature-age workers, working parents, people with disabilities, and people from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds.

Our motto is 'pro bono publico' – for the public good. Through our activities, we improve the lives of all Victorians and you can help us in our valuable work.

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