Procurement Category Manager

Location: Sydney CBD
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Catherine Laws

About the company

A leading FMCG company is seeking an experienced Procurement Category Manager to join their team on a 12 month contract. There is a strong possibility this will be made permanent.

About the Role

  • Create, implement and monitor category management plans for defined categories including all direct categories - raw materials and co-packing.
  • Analysis of spend - category spend is approx. $100m
  • Proactively manage supplier performance and ensure strategic suppliers perform in accordance with performance measures through formal SRM Programs.
  • Conduct commercial negotiations in support of contract variations to major strategic contracts.
  • Execute go to market strategies and act as prime commercial contract management lead on strategic contracts and co-ordinate performance assessment cross-functionally
  • Track and report benefits and saving outcomes based on implemented sourcing strategies

About You

  • Act with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity
  • Extensive experience in a relevant category management role. Prior experience in an FMCG or CPG and extensive knowledge of those industries.
  • Broad knowledge of Direct procurement strategies.
  • Strong negotiations skills to use for large commercial deals
  • Strong strategic thinking, commercial acumen and ability to influence
  • Team player at executive levels to collaborate with business units and functional partners

How to Apply

To apply online click 'Apply' or if you would like a confidential discussion about this role please contact Catherine Laws at / 02 8024 7155.