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Procurement Specialist - Recruitment and Labour

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Procurement Leader to join a dynamic and supportive team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Procurement Specialist to join a dynamic and supportive team. This role offers the chance to deliver procurement category management across a diverse range of sectors, with a focus on recruitment and labour hire, as well as IT software services. The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary package, flexible working opportunities, and the chance to utilise their procurement expertise in a complex environment. This is an ideal role for someone who thrives in a collaborative setting and is looking for a new challenge.

• Deliver procurement category management across various sectors
• Work within a supportive and collaborative team
• Enjoy flexible working opportunities and an attractive salary package

What you'll do:
As the Procurement specialist, you will play a pivotal role in delivering procurement category management across the organisation. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include developing category plans and strategies, managing existing contracts, identifying beneficial initiatives, defining supply models, aligning supplier processes with internal ones, and providing relationship management for recruitment and labour hire services. This role requires resilience, strong communication skills, and the ability to hold tough conversations. In return, you will be part of a supportive team that values collaboration.


• Develop and implement category plans, sourcing strategies, and negotiation strategies
• Gather market and industry intelligence about categories in scope
• Manage a category of existing suppliers and contracts including analysis of existing contracts and current spend
• Identify initiatives that derive benefits through sourcing, demand management, or contract management opportunities
• Prioritise initiatives according to business critically, capacity requirements, inter-dependencies, and potential benefits
• Define appropriate supply models for each category of spend
• Align Supplier processes with internal processes to drive efficiency's for both parties
• Provide single point representation and relationship management for Procurement for Recruitment and Labour Hire services

What you bring:


The ideal candidate for this Procurement Leader role brings extensive experience in procurement, ideally within large organisations with complex environments. You have proven your ability to achieve tangible commercial results and deliver quality outputs within tight time frames. Your cross-functional expertise allows you to effectively manage stakeholders and collaborate with multiple leaders, functions, and suppliers. Your resilience, strong communication skills, and ability to work with ambiguity make you a perfect fit for this role.


• Minimum of 5 year's experience in procurement
• Experience with recruitment and labour hire services type agreements is desirable
• Experience in large organisations with complex environments
• Experience in a centralised procurement/commercial environment providing services to a broad customer base
• Proven track record of achieving tangible commercial results
• Experience in delivering quality outputs within tight time frames within a standardised project management framework and structured procurement approach
• Cross-functional expertise and stakeholder management skills
• Ability to work with ambiguity and adapt to changing environments

What sets this company apart:


Our client is renowned for its supportive and collaborative team environment. They offer flexible working opportunities and a competitive salary package. Their commitment to providing a challenging yet rewarding work environment sets them apart from other organisations. This is an opportunity to be part of a company that values its employees and encourages professional growth.

What's next:
If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you have been looking for, don't hesitate to give Mark Carter a call 0497 806 884 or email Mark.Carter@Robertwalters.com.au



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Mark Carter on 07 3032 2232 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Purchasing / Procurement

Industry: Purchasing and Procurement

Salary: AUD145,000 - AUD160,000 per annum + Bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Brisbane CBD

Job Reference: 1977500/001

Date posted: 2 June 2024

Consultant: Mark Carter

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