Director, Probity Advisory Services

May 24, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development

Procurement ACT

Executive Support and Governance

Director, Probity Advisory Services

Senior Officer Grade B

Salary Range: $140,226 – $157,418 (PN: 62456)

  • Be part of supporting the delivery of close to $2.24 billion in procurement for the ACT community
  • Flex time and working from home arrangements for exceptional work/life balance
  • Access to ongoing training and development to support your career goals

Attention all procurement professionals and probity experts! Procurement ACT seeks to fill a crucial role as director within its dedicated Probity Advisory Services team. If you’re poised to infuse your energy into supporting the bodies in the ACT Government to uphold unwavering ethical standards in procurement, and to proactively improve our probity practices, then this opportunity beckons.

In this capacity, and together with the Senior Director of Probity Advisory Services, you serve as the lead authority on probity matters. Your objective? Providing customer focussed, timely accurate and practical probity advice to support procuring entities to meet their legislative requirements relating to probity.

Here’s a succinct overview of your primary responsibilities:

Provision of ad-hoc probity-related counsel to ACT Government agencies

  • Functioning as a probity advisor for procurements spanning across ACT Government agencies
  • Facilitation of referrals of ACT Government agencies to external probity advisors, auditors, and legal advisors
  • Delivery of presentations, training sessions, and other capacity-building endeavours tailored for ACT Government agencies

The impact of your work will be significant. From community events to educational institutions, healthcare facilities, city services to cutting-edge IT endeavours, your efforts will support government business, our economy and our community. It’s an opportunity to partake in something profound, something inherently meaningful for Canberra and the ACT region.

We aren’t merely seeking candidates; we’re searching for individuals exemplifying integrity, team spirit, and an aptitude for resolving complex issues. If this resonates with you, then we eagerly anticipate your application.

At ACT public service, inclusivity reigns supreme. We welcome applications from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds—from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to individuals with disabilities, culturally diverse populations, and members of the LGBTIQ+ community.

As part of the application process, the following verifications will be conducted:

  • Educational and professional qualifications checks, along with potential police and security evaluations, may precede employment.
  • While formal qualifications and prior experience in law or advisory services are advantageous, they are not obligatory.
  • It’s essential to clarify that this position is not classified as legal engagement.

If you are prepared to contribute to the collective endeavours of Procurement ACT and shape the trajectory of procurement within Canberra, kindly direct your attention to for to formalize your application. We eagerly anticipate acquainting ourselves with you!

Notes: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. This position is based in a workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.


How to Apply: For further information, please visit

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Contact Officer: Damien Bond (02) 6207 6437 [email protected]

Applications Close: 11 June 2024