Category Specialist

Job Title: Category Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary: Competitive hourly rate available
Reference: 621766
Contact Name: Sean Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2019 15:01

Job Description

TROOCOO are proud to work with one of Queensland’s most recognised businesses. As a highly diversified technical services / essential service provider with multiple sites across Queensland and an instantly recognisable name to all who live in the state. 

A great opportunity exists for tan experienced Category Specialist on a contract basis for a period of 6 months. This position provides a significant challenge, working in a team focussed on high value / high risk procurement activity based in a Brisbane CBD location. You will be part of a category team working within a heavy industry environment, reporting to an experienced Senior Category Leader.

You will have the following experience:
  • Confident Category Management experience within a resources / projects / portfolio of work;
  • An exceptional understanding of sourcing within a category setting;
  • A proven team player collaboratively managing supplier relationships and strategy;
  • Experience working in a technically focussed environment;
  • Support technical / heavy industry based procurement activities;
  • Strong category-based procurement skills in a technical setting;
  • A background in engineering, resources, energy, utilities;
  • Experienced in the preparation and execution of contractual / procurement documentation; and
  • An ability to engage with multidisciplinary stakeholders.
To be successful you will have:
  • 5 years + of procurement experience in a technical environment
  • Tertiary Education preferred (Bachelors equivalent) in discipline relevant to the role such as engineering or procurement;
  • Exceptional in communication both written and verbal; and
  • Both structured and innovative in your approach to contracting process.
This position is immediately available for a specialist contractor and an enthusiastic individual that has a focus on continuous improvement and challenging the norm. Applicants must be have right to work in Australia and live in the country at the time of application.

Is this for you? Simply call Sean Johnson on 07 3054 1128 for a confidential / no-obligations discussion or drop me an email at

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