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Category Officer

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Category Officer to join a leading organisation in the water industry, playing a pivotal role in supporting the development and maintenance of internal and external stakeholder relationships aligning procurement initiatives with business objectives.

  • Attractive salary package
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work in a leading organisation within the water industry

Key responsibilities:
As a Category Officer, you will be instrumental in shaping procurement initiatives that align with business objectives by:

  • Supporting the design, development, and implementation of the overall category strategy that delivers outcomes premised around safety, value for money (price and quality), governance frameworks, relationships, timeliness, innovation and continuous improvement and reporting.
  • Assisting with the tracking and reporting of savings, procure-to-pay process improvement, monitoring of spend areas and provide insights to the category teams on spend risks/exposures and identification of opportunities.
  • Analysing and evaluating the market and competitive conditions and provide advice to the category management team.
  • Assisting with monitoring and management of supplier performance across various Category areas.
  • Supporting negotiation processes and the development and implementation of evaluation plans so that outcomes are aligned to business needs.
  • Maintaining document management and ensure compliance to document management guidelines.

About you
The ideal candidate for the role brings with them:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a procurement function
  • Relevant experience of strategic sourcing, contract management and supplier relationship management
  • Demonstrated experience in data analytics in a procurement function
  • Alignment with company values
  • Degree qualification or working toward a degree qualification in business, procurement, or related discipline is desirable
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures relation to purchasing and tendering guidelines

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Juan Marino Londono on 07 3032 2224 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: TEMPORARY

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Purchasing / Procurement

Industry: Utilities

Salary: AUD90,000 - AUD94,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Australia

Job Reference: 1975310/001

Date posted: 28 May 2024

Consultant: Juan Marino Londono

Phone number: 07 3032 2224

juan.marinolondono@robertwalters.com.au

Juan Marino Londono

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