Job Details
  • Reference363612C_1600905067
  • LocationPort Macquarie
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantKristy Madaffari

Chandler Macleod are looking for a Category Manager, located in Port Macquarie- that provides procurement leadership and direction for the categories in their allocated portfolio, including sourcing, supplier management and development, strategic planning and execution, and contract and risk management activities to meet business needs.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, lead and execute category plans and sourcing strategies based on research and analysis to optimise value for money outcomes and meet stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Identify and manage commercial, contractual, operational, financial, reputational, ethical and supply chain risks to minimise negative impacts on category objectives and supply continuity while encouraging opportunity and innovation
  • Lead negotiations on high impact, complex supply arrangements and contract issues to deliver better category outcomes
  • Provide expert advice to key stakeholders on all aspects of procurement and the procurement category, to encourage innovative practices and support delivery of business and policy directions
  • Develop and implement category management plans to meet business needs, enhance stakeholder engagement, and challenge and motivate providers to optimise business outcomes
  • Lead and manage assigned category team and cross-functional working groups to achieve a high-level of performance, integration, and consistency in procurement across the category
  • Develop and maintain strategic networks relationships with strategic suppliers to identify areas of improvement and to drive innovative solutions and ways of working with Essential Energy

You will have a Degree in Business Management, Commerce, Procurement and Logistics or Supply Chain, or other relevant qualifications, or demonstrated capability through experience.

Your expertise in procurement functions within a large business will allow you too hit the ground running in this great position - If you meet the above requirements please follow the APPLY button to upload your resume or contact Kristy Madaffari on 026659 2109 for a confidential discussion.