Purchasing Advisory Leader

Job Title: Purchasing Advisory Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Reference: 893262
Contact Name: Sean Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2019 09:45

Job Description

Our client is one of Queensland’s most significant employers, providing essential services that impact the lives of many and supporting individuals in need. They are committed to delivering exceptional service to the people they support.

Reporting directly to an experienced Senior Procurement Manager they are on the lookout for a Purchasing Advisory Leader to manage a small team and deliver a strategic impact across procurement operations, systems and delivery. In this role you will be the front-line contact for procurement support for internal staff and external suppliers.

Ideally you will display the following background:
  • 5 years+ procurement supervisory experience
  • A strong Purchase to Pay (P2P) is essential
  • Extensive experience in the development of procurement methodology, systems and tools
  • Highly skilled across Microsoft products
  • Expert knowledge of procurement systems (SAP / Microsoft Dynamics - preferred)
  • High level of capability across analytics and performance management
  • A confident coach, mentor and supportive leader
  • An ability to maintain policy and procedures without sacrificing speed and flexibility
  • Expertise across management reporting and purchasing systems
  We would like to see the following personal attributes:
  • Confident with strong influencing skills
  • A strong work ethic balanced with ethical social interaction
  • Highly numerate with an ability to communicate with clarity
  • A desire to enjoy your work and have fun in the workplace
This is a superb opportunity for an accomplished purchasing leadership professional to take their career to the next level and genuinely take ownership of the operational procurement process. A background within a medium to large organisation with a focus on people services is preferred (but not essential) and tertiary qualifications / MCIPS accreditation would assist your application. However the focus will be to secure an accomplished P2P professional to steer the team and support the business.

Please note - Sourcing and tendering activity is not required for this position.

If you are nodding your head reading this, please do reach out and get in touch for a confidential discussion or apply directly to Sean on 07 3054 1128 or at

Looking forward to helping you in your career.

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