Category Manager

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Nidhi Nanda

About the company

Currently undergoing a significant transformation, our client is a public sector healthcare provider at the forefront of the government's Covid - 19 response initiative. As part of this new mandate this organisation is seeking to recruit a Category Manager - Catering to join their transformative procurement team that is currently one of the largest procurement teams in Australia. With a new mandate, new leadership and increased investment and focus on the procurement function, this is a very exciting time to join the organisation!

About the role:

Reporting to a Senior Category Manager, these roles will have responsibility for:

  • Driving and executing strong category management plans
  • Developing strong relationships with internal partners to deliver commercial outcomes
  • Reviewing and analysing spend across multiple greenfield categories
  • SRM principles to deliver long term value
  • Driving other cost savings initiatives

Experience & skills required for the role:

To ensure your success in this role, you must present with:

  • Significant experience managing end to end processes of high valued contracts - experience with food, beverage or catering categories desirable
  • Ideally experienced in the health, pharmaceuticals, consumer products or retail sectors
  • Strong examples of stakeholder management and sourcing
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills

About the culture:

Join a collaborative and supportive organisation with purpose-led procurement, that offers excellent benefits such as salary packaging, novated car leasing, additional public holidays and 17.5% annual leave loading. With flexible working arrangements and centrally located offices, our client is passionate about putting employees first.

How to apply:

Please 'Apply Now' and forward your CV through the SEEK link. You can also contact Nidhi Nanda at Six Degrees Executive on 03 8613 3528.