Procurement Lead

Location: Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Christine Armadass

About the company

A global consumer goods business focused within the home improvement and construction industries, our client is a market leader experiencing strong year on year growth in the ANZ region. With increased investment and focus on their supply chain and procurement team, they now have a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Category Lead to join the business.

About the role:

Reporting to the Group Procurement Manager ANZ, this role will have responsibility for:

  • Leading category management strategies in accordance with key business stakeholders, and driving initiatives for sub-categories based on maximising value
  • Negotiating contracts that are robust and optimise outcomes for the business
  • Ensuring that category reporting is accurate and meets deadlines
  • Proactively managing supplier performance and ensuring there's a high level of customer engagement
  • Providing research into current and emerging markets/suppliers relevant to each category

Experience & skills required for the role:

Successful candidates will ideally have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably within business, data, finance or procurement/supply chain
  • Demonstrated experience as a Procurement Lead and/or Category Manager, and having worked across a broad range of categories such as Supply Chain, IT, Travel and Corporate
  • A proven track record in leading negotiations, and vendor and contract management within complex categories
  • Ability to work autonomously and hit the ground running
  • Prior leadership experience would be advantageous

About the culture:

Join a collaborative and supportive organisation with global offices undergoing a change agenda within ANZ. With flexible working arrangements and a focus on learning and development, our client is passionate about putting employees first.

How to apply:

Please 'Apply Now' and forward your CV with cover letter outlining your experience. You can also contact Christine Armadass at Six Degrees Executive on 03 8613 3513.