Victorian Government Digital Marketplace Update
Come find out that latest information about the Victorian Government’s new centralised online procurement ecosystem, the Digital Marketplace. It’s designed to make buying and selling with government easier and simpler. The Digital Marketplace represents a fundamental change in how the Victorian Government conducts business with industry, and streamlines the procurement processes for suppliers on bidding for government work through State Purchase Contracts and Registers.
The Digital Marketplace is being progressively rolled out so come find out how it works and how you can sign up to be a part of the new way of doing business.
Director – WoVG IT Strategic Sourcing & Digital
Department of Government Services, Victorian Government
Sam Gillespie is currently the Director of Whole of Victorian Government (WoVG) IT Strategic Sourcing and Digital at the Department of Government Services for Victorian Government
Sam is a seasoned executive with a wealth of experience in the information, communication, and technology (ICT) industry. Sam has held senior roles in New Zealand, London, and Melbourne.
Sam has been the Director of the WoVG IT Strategic Sourcing and Digital team for over 2 years. He has 10 years of experience in government, having worked in various roles across Department of Premier and Cabinet, Cenitex and Victoria Police before joining the Department of Government Services team.
Director of Procurement Policy and Analytics
Victorian Department of Government Services
Aimee Esselmont is the Director of Procurement Policy and Analytics at the Victorian Department of Government Services.
In this role, Aimee supports the Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGPB) to develop, implement and review supply policies and practices, and is leading projects to implement procurement technology and data to support informed, data-driven decisions, reduce complexity for buyers and suppliers through standardisation of procurement processes and administration, and uplift procurement capability.
With experience across government, consulting, and operational delivery, Aimee has led teams to deliver technology solutions to enhance operational performance.
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