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Category Manager - Mining

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This role is based in Newcastle and offers an attractive salary range of $180,000 to $200,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Category Manager in the mining industry. This role, based in the vibrant city of Newcastle, offers an attractive salary range of $180,000 to $200,000 inc super. The successful candidate will have the chance to shape and influence procurement strategies within a leading organisation in the mining sector. This role promises not only a rewarding career but also a supportive work environment that values inclusivity, collaboration, and shared success.

  • Attractive salary range of $180,000 to $200,000
  • Based in the vibrant city of Newcastle
  • Opportunity to shape procurement strategies within a leading mining organisation


What you'll do:

As a Category Manager in the mining industry, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the procurement landscape of our organisation. Your primary responsibility will be developing and implementing category management strategies for various mining categories. You will work closely with internal stakeholders, understanding their needs and aligning procurement strategies accordingly. Your keen eye for market trends and analytical skills will help identify potential opportunities or risks. Ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations will be paramount in your role. Additionally, you will lead continuous improvement initiatives within the procurement function, fostering an environment of shared success.

  • Develop and implement category management strategies for various mining categories
  • Manage supplier relationships and negotiate contracts to ensure value for money
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and align procurement strategies accordingly
  • Monitor market trends and conduct analysis to identify potential opportunities or risks
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations in all procurement activities
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives within the procurement function


What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Category Manager role brings a wealth of experience in category management. You possess strong negotiation skills, having secured favourable terms in past roles. Your excellent interpersonal skills enable you to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and suppliers. Your ability to analyse market trends allows you to make strategic decisions that benefit the organisation. A sound knowledge of relevant laws and regulations ensures that all procurement activities are compliant. Above all, your commitment to continuous improvement drives efficiency within our operations.

  • Proven experience in category management, open to non-mining industry
  • Strong negotiation skills with a track record of securing favourable terms
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Ability to analyse market trends and make strategic decisions
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations related to procurement
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and driving efficiency


What sets this company apart:

Our client is a global leader in the mining industry, renowned for its commitment towards sustainability and responsible mining practices. They offer a supportive and inclusive work environment that values collaboration and shared success. Employees are provided with numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. The organisation also places a strong emphasis on work-life balance, offering flexible working arrangements and generous leave policies.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Call Mark Carter 0497 806 884 for more information

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: Mining

Salary: AUD180,000 - AUD200,000 per annum + inc Super + Bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Brisbane CBD

Job Reference: 1977920/001

Date posted: 4 June 2024

Consultant: Mark Carter

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