Health Purchasing Victoria has a legislative responsibility to develop, implement and review procurement policies to ensure Victorian health services meet probity and best-practice requirements.

Our five Health Purchasing Policies (HPPs) have been designed specifically for the health sector and provide a common framework for public hospitals and health services to follow. Clear and evidence-based policies empower procurement professionals and contribute to a more ethical supply chain.

In this section, you’ll find information about the five HPV Health Purchasing Policies, Health service reporting requirements and further resources to understand the HPPs.

Pharmaceutical Category Manager

HPV is currently seeking candidates with a pharmaceutical background or with detailed clinical knowledge for the role of Pharmaceutical Category Manager (Pharma CM). 

Working with a team of Pharmacists and procurement professionals, the Pharma CM will utilise their clinical knowledge to identify pharmaceutical procurement opportunities; lead and implement a range of pharmaceutical tenders; execute contract management activities; support management of medicine shortages; and identify opportunities for optimising medicine and health services supply chains.

End-to-end procurement and Category Management experience be highly regarded. 

Applications including your cover letter and resume are to be addressed to Charlotte Paton, HR Manager and submitted via Seek by the closing date of 12pm, Monday 17 August, 2020.


Further information about this role can be found via the Position Description links below

Category Manager Position Description (Word)

Category Manager Position Description (PDF)

Project Manager - Two (2) roles available

Health Purchasing Victoria (HPV) has two great Project Manager roles available to assist with key implementation projects. 

One role looks to help implement and employee rostering application and establish an organisation in Oracle eBusiness while the other Project Manager will assist in deploying a product catalogue in Oracle eBusiness for use across the public health sector. 

Both roles are fixed term through to 31 December 2021.

Applications for this role have now closed.

Further information about this role can be found via the Position Description links below.

Project Manager Position Description (Word)

Project Manager Position Description (PDF)

Business Intelligence Manager

Health Purchasing Victoria (HPV) has an exciting Business Intelligence Manager role available responsible for defining and implementing HPV’s Data Strategy and driving data driven decision making across HPV.

The position is ongoing.

Applications for this role can be submitted via the Seek website by 12pm Monday 17 August 2020.

Further information about this role can be found via the Position Description links below.

Business Intelligence Manager Position Description (PDF)