Category Manager

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Procurement & Operations
Salary: $140,000 plus bonus
Contact: Laura Gibbons
Reference: 1189192
Posted: about 1 month ago
Full Job Description

Troocoo are partnering with a leading business within the entertainment industry. They are looking for a Category Manager on a full-time permanent basis to manage all procurement activities for the company’s beverage and hospitality spend.
Reporting into the Group Procurement Manager, this Category Manager will have ownership of the full end to end procurement process whilst leading a small team of Specialists.  
Key responsibilities include:
  • Conduct sourcing activities and prepare sourcing documents aligned with relevant contracts
  • Oversee tender release and evaluation phase
  • Lead complex negotiations with suppliers
  • Provide detailed recommendations to stakeholders
  • Manage contract finalisation, award, and management
  • Ensure all activities are performed with probity and in compliance with the procurement policy
  • Deliver value for money from negotiations through measurable bottom line cost reductions
About You

To be successful within this role you will display the following skills and background:
  • Demonstrated success in procurement specialist and/or category management roles
  • Previous experience working across the Hospitality, Hotel, Facilities, or Entertainment sectors
  • Understanding of end-to-end procurement processes from sourcing through to contract award and management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
You will be rewarded with great opportunity to join an established market leader in their industry managing a diverse portfolio. Applicants with tertiary education and further training in the procurement industry such as MCIPS will be held in high regard, but previous demonstrable experience is the priority.

Click ‘Apply’ or contact Laura Gibbons on / 0411 193 234 for more information.