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Procurement Category Manager

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The role will be a key connector between our clients suppliers & business partners in enabling the delivery of great business outcomes - improved value, breakthrough innovation, and enabling a more secure & sustainable supply chain.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing $ spend to category targets
  • Accountable for buying decision across their categories
  • Responsible for mitigating & managing supply risk within their categories
  • Leads buying / supply decisions on all NPD requirements for their categories
  • High accountability for leading cross-functional teams, and managing allocated resources to deliver outcomes
  • Responsible for selecting suppliers that will continue to enhance our sustainable Supply Chain & support our strategy
  • Responsible for completing the detail of Procurement activity for their categories (Category Management, RFI/RFP, Supplier Management, Cost Projections, & SAP maintenance)

Experience Preferred:

  • 5+ years procurement experience
  • Procurement or Commercial negotiating experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in driving change / projects
  • Good planning skills & efficient manager of time
  • Good communicator and positive influencer of teams
  • Effective driver of change to achieve existing strategy
  • Strong financial analytical skills
  • Strong Continuous Improvement demonstration & approach to work
  • Strong Microsoft skills - especially Excel, and experience with systems such as SAP or equivalent
  • Strong written skills
  • Supports internal customers
  • Delivers on commitments
  • Experience in developing & measuring performance to targets

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Mason Walker on 02 8289 3187 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: TEMPORARY

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Purchasing / Procurement

Industry: FMCG

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Sydney

Job Reference: 1975330/001

Date posted: 30 May 2024

Consultant: Mason Walker

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