Procurement Analyst

Fire Rescue Victoria are seeking an experienced Procurement Analyst to join a collaborative team.
Your new company

Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) is a modern fire and rescue service that meets the needs of twenty-first century Victoria. Established on 1 July 2020 as part of Victoria's Fire Services Reform, FRV serves and protects communities across Melbourne and Victoria's major regional centres.

FRV values and respects workplace diversity. We welcome applications from people of all ages, genders, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability and people who are diverse in gender and sexuality.

Your new role

As a Procurement Analyst you will be joining an established procurement function where you will be a key member of the team. You’ll work closely with a variety of Category Managers, the broader procurement team and cross functionally to ensure systems competency, drive procurement insights and analytics and more generally, be a key contributor in ensuring the effectiveness of the procurement function.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Lead and coordinate training for various procurement systems and portals, including SAP, eProcure and VendorPanel, developing and rolling out training programs and material
  • Act as the key point of contact for the tenders portal, including managing matters related to Local Jobs First, social procurement and other Victorian government procurement obligations
  • Perform market and spend analysis across various spend categories and making recommendations to assist the procurement team with informed decision making
  • Management of vendor onboarding, alongside ongoing vendor management activities
  • Procurement and contract reporting on a regular and ad-hoc basis

What you'll need to succeed

This role will suit you because of your prior analytics experience, ideally developed within procurement environments. You will have sound knowledge of procurement processes within a structured corporate environment, as well as contracts and category management frameworks, and will be able to present detailed and thorough insights through analysis.

Attributes and skills required to be successful in this role include:

  • Prior experience with spend/market analysis in a corporate procurement environment
  • Knowledge and experience with the Victorian Government Purchasing Board policies and guidelines (desirable)
  • Tertiary qualification in procurement or contract management i.e. CIPS (desirable)
  • Experience with procurement systems, ideally SAP, eProcure and VendorPanel (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to work cross functionally and bring stakeholders together
  • Creative, innovative and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to achieve commercial outcomes and business goals that mitigate risk and achieve value for money.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly on Microsoft Excel

What you'll get in return

As the successful candidate you will be offered a permanent opportunity with annual salary of $99,163 + superannuation. The role will be located in Melbourne’s CBD within a supportive and collaborative team.

You will be working with a well known and respected organisation that is going through significant positive transformation and provides critical fire and rescue services to members of the community in their hour of need.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'APPLY NOW' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to arielle.stavropolos@hays.com.au, or call for a confidential discussion about the role.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Supply Chain & Logistics
Location
VIC, Melbourne CBD
Specialism
Procurement
Pay
$99,163 + superannuation
Ref:
2665164

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Arielle Stavropolos, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0396049643

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