Category Manager - Site Services

Category Manager vacancy in well respected CBD based organisation
Your new organisation

This CBD based organisation is looking for a category manager to join their team to manage, co-ordinate and oversee all activities relating to category management, strategic sourcing and contract management for the nominated spend category. Commencing immediately, this is initially a 12-month role with the possibility of permanency for the right candidate.

Your new role

  • Apply category management processes in alignment with procurement policies
  • Draft, negotiate, implement and manage contracts across allocated category/s
  • Communicate and influence effectively across the business in relation to category strategies, supplier performance and contract life cycle activities
  • Develop collaborative relationships with suppliers to ensure optimum delivery quality and sustained performance in line with business objectives
  • Develop effective relationships with internal customers to understand business requirements, to forecast demand and to verify the effectiveness of established contracts
  • Development of category strategies that minimise supply risk to the business, optimise cost and contribute to process automation
  • Preparation and refinement of requirements for sourcing activities
  • Drive and facilitate the negotiation process with prospective suppliers
  • Evaluate the commercial aspects of the bid process and provides recommendations to the business
  • Conduct market research and supplier profiling for selected categories within the portfolio
  • Establish supplier relationship management processes to maximise value generation for Synergy
  • Identify and implement category management improvement initiatives
  • Perform dispute resolution and the settlement of contractual claims

What you’ll get in return
  • Great work/life balance with flexible start and finish times and WFH options
  • A rewarding career working to increase sustainability in the WA community
  • CBD based offices complete with gym and swimming pool
  • $75 per hour

What you’ll need to succeed

  • A tertiary qualification in Commerce, Strategic Procurement, Supply Chain or similar and/or relevant experience Previous experience in Category Management and Strategic Sourcing
  • Track record in delivering high impact outcomes
  • Demonstrated understanding of Strategic Procurement processes
  • Demonstrated understanding of Category Management processes
  • Highly developed commercial and contract negotiation skills
  • Well-developed administrative skills
  • Well-developed analytical skills and processes
  • Strong relationship management & influencing capabilities

What you need to do next

If this position is of interest to you, apply now to submit a copy of your CV, or send it directly to

LHS 297508 #2663914


Job Type
Energy, Utilities & Mining
WA, Perth

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Adelaide Selby, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Perth
Level 1, 863 Hay Street

Telephone: 92659131