Category Manager - Engineering and CAPEX

Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Carl Stephen

About the company

This business is a leading Australian corporation and has a large and complex operational network. Due to some recent changes to the internal structure in their procurement team an opportunity for an experienced Category Manager - CAPEX and Engineering Services to join their team on a initial 12 month contract.

About the role

Reporting Senior Procurement Manager, the Category Manager is a critical role responsible for driving sound commercial outcomes for this organisation through sourcing, execution and ongoing supplier management activity. Key accountability includes:


  • Working with the businesses Engineering team understand project pipelines and developing RFI and RFQ's for equipment and services.
  • Leading the negotiation and development of complex supply contracts in line with strategic sourcing and broader business objectives.
  • Delivering maximum value to the organisation in a changing business environment, including cost out and cost avoidance targets.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven category management experience in the utilities, logistics or manufacturing sectors.
  • Exposure to CAPEX sourcing and ideally experience working in a project environment.
  • Highly effective negotiation and influencing capability.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Extensive procurement experience, with tertiary qualifications in commerce or supply chain.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Carl Stephen on (03) 8613 3519 for a confidential discussion.