Head of Professional Body - Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 3000
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CIPS (The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) is the largest organisation in the world dedicated to the profession. Procurement and supply has a major impact on an organisation's profitability, efficiency and reputation, in terms of ethics and integrity. We are the profession's voice, supporting individuals and organisations to achieve excellence and providing the Global Standard in Procurement and Supply. We work with governments, world organisations and industry to raise awareness of sustainable procurement practice and legislation, and drive out corruption and modern slavery in supply chains.
The Melbourne office are looking for a suitable candidate who will have credibility in the procurement and supply management professional community. The successful applicant will have a solid background in training and development and is expected to be MCIPS (or equivalent). This is an external facing role responsible for external stakeholder engagement so gravitas, excellent presentation skills and strong relationship development skills are also high on our list of essentials.
Responsible and accountable for the development of CIPS as the main Professional Body for procurement and supply in the Asia Pacific region, the role will ensure a compliant organisational structure fulfils strategic deliverables. In addition to ensuring regulatory compliance, a key area of focus is to support all business functions with procurement and supply and educational technical expertise: in particular education, membership, customer relationships and marketing. The Head of Professional Body will have strong commercial acumen as the ability to manage budget and monitor performance against targets is critical. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and result-driven individual to drive change in an organisation with enormous growth potential.
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Please note you must have right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role.
What can CIPS offer you in return?
CIPS offers a wide range of roles and a structured career development programme but we also place a high value on your personal development to realise your full potential. We invest in our learning and development programmes, and focus heavily on leadership training as this drives our high performance culture and ensures we deliver results. We know it's important that you get off on the right foot so we have a planned induction programme introducing you to the organisation and your colleagues.
All the above is why we are one of the Sunday Times-Best 100 Companies to work for!