Senior Purchasing Officer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Salary:
Contact: Christine Armadass

About the company

Our client is a large public healthcare organisation headquartered in Victoria. Due to Covid 19, the organisation's supply chain and procurement function has experienced significant demand and increased pressure resulting in a number of newly created contract roles.

About the role

The Senior Purchasing Officer will be responsible for the following activities

  • Procuring consumables and medical products from local and international suppliers in a timely and cost-effective way
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers locally and internationally
  • Providing analytics to identify cost savings and cost avoidance opportunities
  • Inventory management

This is a 12-month fixed-term contract with the strong potential to become permanent.

About you

We are seeking candidates with the following experience

  • Minimum 4 years of purchasing experience gained from healthcare, FMCG or pharmaceutical industries
  • Ideally some experience within supply chain including inventory management, demand planning or S&OP
  • Strong analytics with some experience in procurement modelling / cost analysis
  • Strong supplier management / negotiations skills
  • Degree qualified

How to apply

To apply, please click on the link below, or call Christine Armadass on 0401855685.

Please note this is a 12-month fixed-term contract with the strong potential to become permanent.