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The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is one of South Australia’s largest organisations with assets in excess of $13 billion, an annual operating budget exceeding $1.1 billion and a capital program of $670 million with more than 3000 employees. We are delivering the biggest public transport investment in South Australia's history through a series of projects spanning 10 years.

Current jobs available in the department are listed on this page.


Strategy Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21185
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO7 ($96,459 - $104,707 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a procurement strategy expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s procurement and contracting function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government procurement and contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The role of Strategy Officer forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for the department. The role is responsible for initiating, planning and delivering significant procurement strategy development programs, projects, and services that inform Procurement and Contracting Section and departmental policy, operations and service delivery. The role is also responsible for coordinating the resources and implementation processes for sensitive, innovative and complex strategy development and implementation services and provides expert advice to senior management and external stakeholders regarding current, relevant developments in procurement strategy and systems.

Special Conditions: For applicants that applied for Vacancy 2017-20572 there is no need to re-apply as your application will be considered for this vacancy. Flexible work arrangements are available and the role may be offered on a full or part time basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 7 July 2017

ASO7 $96,459 - $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Ashish Mahendra - Head of Procurement Strategy

Telephone: (08) 7343 2006

Email: ashish.mahendra@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Strategy Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21190
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO6 ($87,384 - $92,743 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a procurement strategy expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s procurement and contracting function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government procurement and contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The role of Strategy Officer forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for the department. The role is accountable for developing, managing and evaluating procurement strategy development programs, projects, processes and services that inform Procurement and Contracting Section and departmental policy, operations and service delivery.  The role is also responsible for motivating and mentoring staff and coordinating resources and stakeholders to deliver strategy development and implementation services and provides expert policy advice to management and stakeholders regarding current, relevant developments and issues related to procurement strategy.

Special Conditions: For applicants that applied for Vacancy 2017-20569 there is no need to re-apply as your application will be considered for this vacancy. Flexible work arrangements are available and the role may be offered on a full or part time basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 7 July 2017

ASO6 $87,384 - $92,743 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Ashish Mahendra - Head of Procurement Strategy

Telephone: (08) 7343 2006

Email: ashish.mahendra@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Data Analyst

Vacancy No. 2017-21186
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO7 ($96,459 - $104,707 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a procurement strategy expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s procurement and contracting function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government procurement and contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The role of Senior Data Analyst forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for the department. The role is accountable for initiating, planning and delivering programs and services which deliver complex statistical analysis, the interpretation of data, and the provision of findings to management that inform strategic business decision making. The role is also responsible for coordinating the work of the Data Analyst and plans and implements processes for the analysis and reporting of sensitive and complex information  which impacts service wide operations. As a senior member of the Procurement Services Team, the position will actively monitor and identify priority areas and emerging trends, as well as promoting continuous improvement systems and processes.

Special Conditions: For applicants that applied for Vacancy 2017-20568 there is no need to re-apply as your application will be considered for this vacancy. Flexible work arrangements are available and these role may be offered on a full time or part time basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 7 July 2017

ASO7 $96,459 - $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Ashish Mahendra - Head of Procurement Strategy

Telephone: (08) 7343 2006

Email: ashish.mahendra@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Data Analyst

Vacancy No. 2017-21187
Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO6 ($87,384 - $92,743 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a procurement strategy expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s procurement and contracting function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government procurement and contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The role of Data Analyst forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for the department. The role is accountable for planning, implementing and evaluating programs, projects and services which deliver statistical analysis and interpretation and ensure that all Section information and data is captured, documented, analysed and reported in a timely manner. The role is also responsible for analysing and appropriately managing critical and sensitive information and delivers consultancy, expert advice and support to management to inform strategic business decision making.

Special Conditions: For applicants that applied for Vacancy 2017-20567 there is no need to re-apply as your application will be considered for this vacancy. Flexible work arrangements are available and the role may be offered on a full or part time basis.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 7 July 2017

ASO6 $87,384 - $92,743 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Ashish Mahendra - Head of Procurement Strategy

Telephone: (08) 7343 2006

Email: ashish.mahendra@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Audit Officer

Vacancy No. 2017-21128

Temporary / Term Appointment up to 12 months
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO5 ($75,430 - $84,497 p.a)

This role forms part of Third Party Audit Services, located within the Risk and Assurance Section of Investment Services. Risk and Assurance provides assurance on departmental risk and community auditing activities. The Third Party Audit Services key outcomes include increasing public safety, and safeguarding departmental reputational and investment risk through risk-based compliance auditing. In order to maintain a high standard of internal control, the department seeks an individual to undertake independent review, analysis and/or appraisal of services delivered by external parties on behalf of government, provide advice to internal and external stakeholders, prepare high quality reports, and understand and contribute to the promotion of risk management principles and practices as an integral part of the departments core business practices.

Special Conditions: This role has been classified as a position of trust. The incumbent is subject to a satisfactory criminal history/record check in line with departmental policies and procedures. Intra and interstate travel involving overnight absences and some work outside normal hours may be required.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 6 July 2017

ASO5 $75,430 - $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Jessica Koop - Team Leader, Third Party Audit Services

Telephone: (08) 8343 2799

Email: jessica.koop@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Manager (Goods & Services)

Vacancy No. 2017-20831

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO5 ($75,430 - $84,497 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The Category Manager forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is accountable for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. Utilising evidence based decision making the role is responsible for the development and implementation of  category management plans which contribute to innovative solutions and maximise market opportunities to achieve DPTI procurement and savings objectives. A wide range of activities will be undertaken including, but not limited to, internal and external stakeholder engagement, market analysis, category planning and implementing negotiation plans to deliver significant benefit to the agency.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services is desirable. MCIPS accreditation or commitment to attain MCIPS will be highly regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO5 $75,430 - $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Lorna Hughes - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8402 1794

Email: lorna.hughes@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Manager (Construction)

Vacancy No. 2017-20837

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO5 ($75,430 - $84,497 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The Category Manager forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is accountable for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. The role is responsible for utilising evidence based decision making to develop construction category management plans and contribute to innovative construction category management solutions that maximise market opportunities and achieve DPTI procurement and savings objectives. A wide range of activities will be undertaken which may include developing negotiation plans and strategies for construction categories which have a significant impact for the agency.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services is desirable. MCIPS accreditation or commitment to attain MCIPS will be highly regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO5 $75,430 - $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Kylie O'Leary - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8343 2385

Email: kylie.o'leary@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Category Analyst

Vacancy No. 2017-20828

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO3 ($59,181 - $63,368 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The Category Analyst forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is accountable for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. The Category Analyst is required to undertake a wide range of activities which will include analysis of suppliers/contractors, supply markets and category research to support the development of category management plans which adhere to Departmental procurement processes and policies.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services is desirable. MCIPS accreditation or commitment to attain MCIPS will be highly regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO3 $59,181 - $63,368 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Lorna Hughes - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8402 1794

Email: lorna.hughes@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Category Manager

Vacancy No. 2017-20829

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO4 ($67,635 - $70,762 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The Assistant Category Manager forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is accountable for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. The role reports to the Category Manager and is responsible for developing and implementing category management plans for subcategories, category management solutions that maximise market opportunities and achieving DPTI's procurement and savings objectives. The Assistant Category Manager will work with multiple cross functional teams, and develop collaborative relationships, both internally and externally, to ensure delivery of positive outcomes for the organisation.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services is desirable. MCIPS accreditation or commitment to attain MCIPS will be highly regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO4 $67,635 - $70,762 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Lorna Hughes - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8402 1794

Email: lorna.hughes@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Category Manager (Goods & Services)

Vacancy No. 2017-20833

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO7 ($96,459 - $104,707 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

Perform best practice Category Management to modernise our procurement and contracting activities to ensure we maximise outcomes. Senior Category Manager forms part of Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. Senior Category Manager is accountable for the management of goods and services subcategories within complex and high value strategic categories and is responsible for the effective and efficient development and implementation of DPTI expenditure management. This is achieved through collaboratively working with stakeholders and utilising evidenced based decision making to ensure the achievement of DPTI procurement and savings objectives.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services OR Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: Previous applicants need not re-apply. This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO7 $96,459 - $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Lorna Hughes - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8402 1794

Email: lorna.hughes@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Team Leader Category Management (Goods & Services)

Vacancy No. 2017-20836

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO7 ($96,459 - $104,707 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The role forms part of Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. The Team Leader Category Management is accountable to the Head of Category Management for the management portfolio of complex, high profile and high value goods and services categories. The Team Leader Category Management will lead a team of category managers to deliver the strategic objectives of the allocated portfolio, and will develop Category Management capability within the team. The role is also responsible for effectively developing and implementing efficient category management strategy programs across DPTI. Through the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships, and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, the role will implement efficient category management programs.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services OR Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: Previous applicants need not re-apply. This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO7 $96,459 - $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Lorna Hughes - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8402 1794

Email: lorna.hughes@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Assistant Category Manager

Vacancy No. 2017-20830

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO3 ($59,181 - $63,368 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The Assistant Category Manager forms part of the Procurement and Contracting Section, which is accountable for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. The role will support collaborative opportunities and assist to implement effective relationship management strategies which deliver benefits to the organisation. The Assistant Category Manager will have a detailed knowledge of all Departmental procurement processes and policies.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary Qualifications in relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services is desirable. MCIPS accreditation or commitment to attain MCIPS will be highly regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO3 $59,181 - $63,368 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Wendy Lauritsen - Senior Category Manager

Telephone: (08) 8402 1702

Email: wendy.lauritsen@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Senior Category Manager (Construction)

Vacancy No. 2017-20841

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: ASO7 ($96,459 - $104,707 p.a)

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is one of South Australia’s largest organisations, and as a modern public service agency is undertaking a transformation of its procurement and contracting activities. With well over $1 billion dollars being spent annually, the department is looking for a category management expert to be part of this exciting initiative, and to develop and drive the ongoing success of DPTI’s category management function. To be successful for the role you must be prepared to be challenged and want to work in a progressive government contract management environment. If you are highly motivated, open minded, agile and a lateral thinker, DPTI wants to hear from you!

The role forms part of Procurement and Contracting Section, which is responsible for delivering the full life cycle of procurement and contract management services for DPTI. The Senior Category Manager is accountable to the Team Leader Category Management for the management of construction subcategories within complex, high profile, and high value strategic categories and is responsible for the effective and efficient development and implementation of DPTI expenditure management. This is achieved through collaboratively working with stakeholders and utilising evidenced based decision making to ensure the achievement of DPTI procurement and savings objectives. The role also develops and maintains across DPTI relationships with relevant stakeholders to inspire confidence in the role of category management.

Essential Qualifications: Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline to facilitate commercially aware procurement services OR Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS) will be well regarded.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: This role may be offered on a full or part time basis. Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a CV demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 30 June 2017

ASO7 $96,459 - $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Kylie O'Leary - Team Leader, Category Management

Telephone: (08) 8343 2385

Email: kylie.o'leary@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Manager Legal

Vacancy No. 2017-20558

Ongoing Appointment
Location: Adelaide CBD
Classification: LE5 ($127,961 - $133,165 p.a)

The Manager Legal is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic leadership to a team of staff that is responsible for the provision of legal and legislative services to the Department of Planning , Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI). The Manager Legal will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to the team as DPTI undertakes a significant reform agenda of its legislation to ensure that it has a modern and flexible legislative framework. The Manager Legal will also be required to exercise sound legal judgement and possess a strong level of stakeholder engagement to ensure that DPTI continues to be provided with expert legal advice and appropriately manages its legal risk while at the same time driving efficiencies in the provision of legal services.

Essential Qualifications: A degree in law.

Special Conditions: Some out-of-hours work will be required. Intra/interstate travel necessitating overnight absences may be required.

Our Commitment to Diversity
DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages addressing the essential minimum criteria and a current curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Employment Declaration and Application Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

In accordance with the Public Sector Act 2009, the successful applicant will be employed at the classification level and may be transferred to other roles over time in line with our organisational priorities and/or personal development plans.

Closing Date: 28 June 2017

LE5 $127,961 - $133,165 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Mr Jeremy Conway - General Manager, Commercial and Legal

Telephone: (08) 7109 7737

Email: jeremy.conway@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Planning Opportunities (Pool)

Vacancy No. 2017-18824 (PO2)
Vacancy No. 2017-18827 (PO3) 
Vacancy No. 2017-18828 (PO4) 

Full time / Part Time, Multiple Vacancies
Location: Adelaide CBD

Here’s your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state.  We’re looking for people who want to bring their energy, skills and knowledge to make South Australia the best it can be – joining more than 3,000 staff already dedicated to this task. Enjoy training and development, flexible work options and competitive pay and conditions.

Do you have experience in planning, community engagement, the development sector or leading innovation and change? Are you looking to join a diverse team environment with the opportunity to get involved in creating and transitioning to a new planning system? DPTI is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals who have analytical and research skills, project management skills, the ability to build relationships, communicate effectively in all mediums and prioritise across multiple projects.

We are looking for suitable candidates with relevant demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience in strategic planning, policy drafting and development assessment
  • Leading innovation and change within planning or similar profession
  • Driving better integrated planning outcomes within infrastructure projects and strategies
  • Community and stakeholder engagement processes
  • Great communicators who can explain complex issues in a straightforward manner.

Special Conditions: This is a pool open for 12 months. Opportunities for employment will be offered at the PO2, PO3 and PO4 classification level depending on the organisational needs that arise. Opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Please refer to the individual role statements for each classification level for further information relating to selection criteria, expectations and outcomes.

Our Commitment to Diversity: DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

Closing Date: Applications are now being accepted

PO2 $77,752 to $86,620 p.a. + Superannuation

PO3 $90,029 to $95,487 p.a. + Superannuation

PO4 $98,896 to $108,105 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Anita Allen - Manager, Planning Reform

Telephone: (08) 7109 7099

Email: anita.allen@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (PO2)
Role Statement (PO3)
Role Statement (PO4)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Administrative Talent Network (Pool)

Vacancy No. 2017-17639 (ASO2)
Vacancy No. 2017-17647 (ASO3) 
Vacancy No. 2017-17648 (ASO4) 
Vacancy No. 2017-17649 (ASO5) 


Temporary Appointment up to 12 months
Multiple Vacancies
Location: Various

Duties: Here is your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state. We are looking for people who want to bring their energy, skills and knowledge to make South Australia the best it can be joining more than 3,000 staff already dedicated to this task. Enjoy training and development, flexible work options and competitive pay and conditions. The department is seeking to establish a talent pool of dynamic and highly motivated individuals to provide customer focused services across the department. To be successful, you will have high level communication skills, both verbal and written, excellent customer service skills, well developed organisational skills and have the ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

Special Conditions: May be assigned to an area where the role is classified as a position of trust. A satisfactory criminal history / record check in line with departmental policies and procedures may be required.

Our Commitment to Diversity: DPTI recognises the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of South Australia. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment.

The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value

Closing Date: Applications are now being accepted

ASO2 $50,815 to $55,003 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO3 $59,181 to $63,368 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO4 $67,635 to $70,762 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO5 $78,430 to $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Amanda Watson-Tran - Unit Manager, General Administration

Telephone: (08) 7109 7719

Email: amanda.watson-tran@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (ASO2)
Role Statement (ASO3)
Role Statement (ASO4)
Role Statement (ASO5)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Human Resource Roles (Pool)

Human Resource Consultant (ASO4) - Vacancy No: 2017-17404
Temporary / Term (Up to 12 months)

Location - Adelaide CBD

Here’s your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state.  We’re looking for people who want to bring their energy, skills and knowledge to make South Australia the best it can be – joining more than 3,000 staff already dedicated to this task.  Enjoy training and development, flexible work options and competitive pay and conditions.

Are you an experienced Human Resources, Employee Relations or Organisation Development professional looking to join a diverse team environment with the opportunity to get involved in a range of complex and challenging people focused projects? Are you innovative, strategically driven and community minded? DPTI is looking to establish a pool of experienced professionals who hold well-developed knowledge of their discipline, have a high level of analytical and research skills and the ability to build relationships and negotiate complex matters.

DPTI is looking to establish a pool of experienced professionals who hold well-developed knowledge of their discipline, have a high level of analytical and research skills and the ability to build relationships and negotiate complex matters.

We are looking for suitable candidates with relevant demonstrated experience in one or more of the following human resource disciplines:

  • HR operations, including managing misconduct, unsatisfactory performance, redeployment and organisational restructuring;
  • Industrial/employee relations, including enterprise bargaining and complex industrial case management in State and Federal jurisdictions;
  • Organisational development, including workforce planning, metrics and organisational design;
  • Policy development; and/or
  • Workforce reporting, payroll administration, recruitment and HR transactional services.

Special Conditions: This is a temporary pool open for 12 months with opportunities for up to 12 months duration. Vacancies may be filled at an ASO4 level depending on the organisational needs that arise. Opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number of the role being applied for. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The department supports flexible working arrangements to achieve work life balance. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: Applications are now being accepted

ASO4 $67,635 to $70,762 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Paula Lowe - Office Manager, Human Resources

Telephone: (08) 8343 2883

Email: paula.lowe@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (ASO4)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply

Human Resource Roles (Pool)

Senior Consultant (ASO5) - Vacancy No: 2016-14933
Senior Consultant (ASO6) - Vacancy No: 2016-14940 
Principal Consultant (ASO7) - Vacancy No: 2016-14938
Temporary / Term (Up to 12 months)

Location - Adelaide CBD

Here’s your chance to work for a vibrant and innovative department that oversees planning, transport and infrastructure in our state.  We’re looking for people who want to bring their energy, skills and knowledge to make South Australia the best it can be – joining more than 3,000 staff already dedicated to this task. Enjoy training and development, flexible work options and competitive pay and conditions.

Do you have experience in Human Resources, Employee Relations or Organisation Development? Are you looking to join a diverse team environment with the opportunity to get involved in a range of complex and challenging people focused projects? The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is looking to establish a pool of motivated individuals who have analytical and research skills and the ability to build relationships and negotiate complex matters. The Human Resources Consultant works closely on a daily basis with other unit team members and senior management across the department and liaises with other agencies and the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment of specific matters.

We are looking for suitable candidates with relevant demonstrated experience in one or more of the following human resource disciplines:

  • HR operations, including managing misconduct, unsatisfactory performance, redeployment and organisational restructuring;
  • Industrial/employee relations, including enterprise bargaining and complex industrial case management in State and Federal jurisdictions;
  • Organisational development, including workforce planning, metrics and organisational design;
  • Policy development; and/or
  • Workforce reporting, payroll administration, recruitment and HR transactional services.

Special Conditions: This is a temporary pool open for 12 months with opportunities for up to 12 months duration. Vacancies may be filled at the ASO5, ASO6 or ASO7 level depending on the organisational needs that arise. Opportunities may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

Note: Applicants are required to submit a written application of no more than two pages and a curriculum vitae demonstrating their suitability for the role. In addition applicants are required to complete the Cover Sheet quoting the vacancy number of the role being applied for. All applicants need to complete and return an Employment Declaration with their application for employment. The department supports flexible working arrangements to achieve work life balance. The SA Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety is a core value.

Closing Date: Applications are now being accepted

ASO5 $75,430 to $84,497 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO6 $87,384 to $92,743 p.a. + Superannuation

ASO7 $96,459 to $104,707 p.a. + Superannuation

Enquiries to:

Ms Tracy Thomas - HR Business Partner

Telephone: (08) 8343 2536

Email: tracy.thomas@sa.gov.au

Applications to:

GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5001

Telephone: (08) 8343 2600

Email: dpti.apply@sa.gov.au

Role Statement (ASO5)
Role Statement (ASO6)
Role Statement (ASO7)
Cover Sheet
Employment Declaration
Guide to Apply