Senior Category Specialist

Job Title: Senior Category Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Reference: 621759
Job Published: February 21, 2018 14:55

Job Description

TROOCOO are proud to work with one of Queensland’s most recognised businesses. As a highly diversified technical services / essential service provider employer that with multiple sites across Queensland they are an instantly recognisable name to all who live in the state. They are a stable employer offering a long term career opportunity with growth and support for all their employees. 

A career opportunity exists for an experienced Senior level Category Specialist, providing significant challenge and working on high value / high risk procurement activity based in a Brisbane CBD location. You will lead a category team focussing on technical projects / programs of work reporting to an experienced Procurement Manager.

You will have the following experience:
  • Proven Category Management of a procurement within a project / portfolio of work;
  • An ability to play a key role managing supplier relationships and strategy;
  • Experience working with site / plant-based teams in high pressure environments;
  • Lead technical procurement activity with a supportive team;
  • Exceptional category-based procurement skills in a technical setting;
  • A background in engineering, energy, utilities;
  • Experienced in the preparation and execution of contractual / procurement documentation; and
  • A strong ability to engage with multidisciplinary stakeholders.
To be successful you will have:
  • 5 years + of procurement experience in a technical environment
  • Tertiary Education (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 is a career focussed position working in a category leadership position. A role that can genuinely provide career growth with work life balance. Applicants must be Australian citizens 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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