Procurement Category Specialist - Projects

Job Title: Procurement Category Specialist - Projects
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Start Date: Immediately available
Reference: 918925
Contact Name: Sean Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2019 15:45

Job Description

Troocoo are partnering with a significant player in the engineering and infrastructure sector that will be instantly recognisable to all Australians. As they continue to manage a range of capital projects across a complex portfolio of works the need for experienced procurement professionals to bolster an experienced team is paramount.

Reporting directly to the Head of Procurement they have a superb opportunity for an experienced Category Specialist to join the team and become a pivotal figure in the end to end management of procurement categories which support their pipeline of capital works and operational projects. Challenge the status quo with a continuous improvement mindset.

You would display the following skills:
  • A minimum 3-5 years prior experience capital / projects-based procurement
  • A proven background enduring all contractual documentation is fit for purpose
  • An ability to leverage best in class procurement practice
  • Able to develop, update and maintain procurement plans
  • Confident in conducting contract and category reviews
  • Proven negotiation skills  in a technical environment
  • High level of commercial acumen and contractual nous
  • Able to promote the procurement profession at all times.
Individuals will have the following personal attributes:
  • Highly skilled in problem solving;
  • Strong personal drive;
  • Able to communicate with absolute clarity;
  • Energetic and passionate about what you do;
  • Detailed and organised;
  • A genuine team player and easy to work with
You will be rewarded with great opportunity to join an established market leader in the industry they operate in and a business enjoying a strong project pipeline supported by ongoing operational activity. Tertiary qualifications in a technical or related discipline will be held in high regard as is an MCIPS or similar qualification.

For more information or a general discussion regarding your career please contact Sean Johnson – Director Projects, Procurement and Operations on 07 3054 1128 /