Procurement Category Specialist

Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Procurement & Operations
Salary: $110,000 - $115,000 plus superannuation
Email: laura.gibbons@troocoo.com
Reference: 1293508
Posted: 7 days ago
The Client
We are proud to work with one of Australia’s most recognised businesses. As a highly diversified, technical services and manufacturing employer that has touch points across the globe, they are an instantly recognizable name to all Australians. Operating within a highly regulated, fast-paced and developing environment, they are recruiting two Procurement Category Specialists on a full-time, permanent basis.

Benefits
  • Salary packaging options available 
  • Hybrid working - up to 3-days work from home flexibility
  • Ability to obtain 1 additional day of leave per month
  • Individual learning and development budget
  • Paid membership to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
The Role
Reporting into the Sourcing Manager, these two Category Specialist roles will ensure effective engagement and management of vendors through conducting both pre-and-post-award procurement activities.

The two roles are split on categories, one will manage ICT spend and the other will focus on HR/Professional Services.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Develop and manage strong relationships with key internal stakeholders to understand business requirements and support the development of enterprise strategies.
  • Conduct market engagement activities (RFx) to identify and select qualified vendors.
  • Negotiate agreements, including reviewing and drafting contractual terms and conditions.
  • Effectively manage contract performance through strong supplier relationship management and frameworks.
  • Ensure supplier activities are compliant with applicable policies and regulations.
  • Participate in the development of process improvement initiatives and value for money opportunities.
Skills & Experience
  • Proven experience conducting pre- and post-award procurement activities
  • Expereince managing ICT or HR/Professional Services categories
  • Experience working within a highly regulated environment is desirable
  • Effective negotiation skills and ability to influence stakeholders
  • Strong skills in interpreting and reviewing contractual agreements
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
  • Collaborative approach and solution focused mindset
  • Must be an Australian Citizen to meet security clearance requirements
Applicants that have tertiary qualifications in a technical, legal and / or procurement discipline and further training in the supply chain / procurement industry will be held in high regard.
  
Apply
Click ‘Apply’ or contact Laura Gibbons on laura.gibbons@troocoo.com / 0411 193 234 for more information.