Job Details
  • Reference370944A_1615958726
  • LocationWestern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
  • SalaryAU$65000 - AU$75000 per annum
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantBrendan Blewitt

Summary of the role :

To manage the Strategic Sourcing of all general category goods and services and maximize the delivery of savings through transformational procurement/sourcing programs.

As Cluster Procurement, you will play a key role in:

  • Leading and managing cost enhancing procurement activities on clusters / local purchased commodities and services to ensure Procurement FY budgets are met
  • Implementing Global Contracts - in close collaboration with Global Procurement
  • Developing solid communication channels with the operations to understand their needs and challenges and to demonstrate the added value Procurement can bring in their day-2-day activity
  • Working closely with Finance team to reduce / avoid Maverick Buying as well as increase the adoption of th PO module system
  • Applying and deploying the global procurement strategy (e.g. category management, eSourcing, eAuction, Supplier Relationship Management, procurement policy, etc) in your respective clusters.
  • Reporting all procurement savings (external spend related) achieved at cluster level to the Procurement Manager
  • Supporting and/or leading net working capital enhancing projects within the cluster through supplier management

Desired skills:

  • JD Edwards is a must.
  • Finance practical understanding - familiar with spreadsheets, finance terminology, systems would be a bonus
  • Be exposed to tenders, RFQ, RFP processes, customer meetings, engagement with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication both verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize a heavy and constantly moving schedule
  • Diary management experience.
  • Procurment experience within Transport/FMCG is desirable

This is initially contract position with a view perm for the right candidate.