Purchasing Manager

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

About the company

Our client is a leading commercial design and construct provider that has partnered with well-known brands across Australia, New Zealand and APAC. They are based in the CBD and offer hybrid working. As a result of strong growth in the business, an opportunity for an experienced professional to lead purchasing/procurement strategy has arisen.

About the role

Reporting into the General Manager and working closely with the Head of Delivery and Estimating Manager, the Purchasing Manager is a senior role that will be responsible for driving strategic procurement initiatives. They will develop relationships with new suppliers and prioritise quality over cost savings, consolidate suppliers, contribute to continuous improvement across the business and work with key internal stakeholders.


  • Developing procurement strategies to align to broader business objectives.
  • Sourcing suppliers that can contribute to the Victorian business, as well as offices nationally and in New Zealand.
  • Leading the timely negotiation of complex supplier contracts that will enable them to deliver on business requirements.
  • The review and analysis of supplier performance to maximise adherence to key performance indicators.

Skills & Experience

  • Sourcing and supplier management experience in a heavy manufacturing or construction environment.
  • Proven ability in negotiating with suppliers, and achieving outcomes that relate to cost savings, quality assurance and supplier performance.
  • Ability to drive initiatives, be self-motivated and contribute to strategic procurement.
  • Sophisticated communication and influencing ability.


Join an agile and energetic organisation that pride themselves on their employee tenure, sociable and inclusive culture and flexible working model. They are growing quickly and have an ongoing commitment to employee wellbeing and investment.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Nidhi Nanda on (03) 8613 3528 for a confidential discussion.