Supplier Commercial Specialist

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

About the company
Our client is a large, high profile and respected organisation providing essential services to Victorians. As part of their transformation journey, the organisation has established a supplier management function that will focus on deriving commercial value including identifying and addressing supplier risk, ensuring more robust supplier governance, social procurement innovation. With a newly established team and increased investment, this is a very exciting time to join the organisation!

About the role
Reporting to the Supplier Commercial Manager, this Supplier Commercial Specialist role will support across the supplier management process including supplier analysis, performance delivery, governance, variations management and any dispute resolutions. You will form part of a newly established supplier management team, utilising your analytical skills, contract management expertise, vendor management and negotiation experience to uplift the supplier commercial management function.
This is an opportunity for an ambitious specialist to join a high performing team, and to learn from and further progress their career in a large supplier management / procurement function.

Experience & skills required for the role

Successful candidates will ideally have:

  • Experience in contract management and supplier relationship management ideally with experience managing $50m+ contracts
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably within business, data, finance, engineering or procurement/supply chain
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Procurement experience would be advantageous, but not required

About the culture

Join a collaborative and supportive organisation that offers excellent benefits such as discounts on company services, novated car leasing, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and discounts on financial planning services. They are particularly focused on offering development and progression opportunities and are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with a strong offering of employee courses. Diversity and inclusion is also a key focus of the business, with 5% of recruited candidates in FY20 coming from under-represented demographics.

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.