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Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2668279a
Job Published: June 08, 2018 14:31

Job Description

The Opportunity:

This global Financial Services organisation who are a market leader in their field are looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist to come on board in a newly created, stand alone role. They have long-term relationships with the most successful organisations and a deep knowledge of the local market with over 500 staff in Australia. This is an exciting opportunity to create, implement and manage new procurement frameworks and functions in Australia and New Zealand. You get to put your stamp on the local processes, while keeping alignment to regional policy. You will come from a Financial Services background and have real ability to influence and and create positive change.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the full procurement process in A&NZ including establishing the function and formal framework, coordinating procurement of all goods and services for the territory, Implementation of regional agreements, Risk assessments, creating a PSL, and managing and maintaining Vendors/ Suppliers.

The main responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinating procurement of external services and goods, including Technology and Professional Services. Developing and managing supplier relationships and constantly improving service quality.
  • Developing category strategy, build strong savings pipeline and implement these strategies.
  • Ensuring the appropriate involvement negotiations with suppliers across Australia and New Zealand. 
  • Ensuring the groups procedures are followed and support the implementation of Global/Regional agreements within the Territory.
The Candidate:

To be considered for this role you will have at least 8 years of procurement experience, from the financial services industry. You'll have strong category management experience, particularly across Technology and Professional services and outstanding communication and stakeholder management skills.  The candidate will be comfortable working in a stand alone position and will have high attention to details with strong problem solving skills.

Please note that this is initially a 6 month contract role however has a huge potential to go permanent.

Sound like you? Please hit Apply.

Call Sam Philpot for more information on 97755912

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