Category Manager - IT & Recruitment

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Chris Barr

The client
Our client is an instantly recognisable Australian retailer who are going through an exciting period of transformation. Due to recent changes they have created a position for a Category Manager of IT & Procurement to join their procurement team.

The role
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will have end to end accountability for procurement and supplier management for a multi-million dollar spend across IT and Recruitment.

Success in the role will be determined by your ability thrive in a supportive high-performance culture and forging strong partnerships with key stakeholders and suppliers to create category strategies and plans that meet the needs of the business and customers.

The candidate
We are looking for a Category Manager with 3+ years' experience in managing IT and Recruitment spend. In addition you will able to articulate your achievements and experience in:-

  • Developing category strategy and plans that optimises spend, delivers cost reductions and service enhancements to the business
  • Relationship builder who can effectively work cross functionally with internal stakeholders and suppliers alike
  • Shrewd negotiator who can analyse and negotiate trading terms, create contracts and review and manage SLA's
  • Analytical mindset with the capabilities to develop financial modelling and business cases delivering them in digestible format
  • Team player who contributes to the culture and procurement team during an period of growth and transformation

The offer

  • Progressive organisation with amazing working spaces and flexible working
  • Bonus structure rewarded on your own performance
  • Career growth and a great training structure

To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB or for a confidential chat call Catherine Laws on 02 8024 7155