Sourcing Specialist - Materials

Best in class procurement team are seeking an experienced Sourcing Specialist to join their team.
Your new company

Our client are a leader in their space, employing a best in class procurement team. They are currently seeking an experienced procurement professional with a broad base of exposure to strategic procurement, ideally within a technical, materials focused portfolio.

Your new role

Working in conjunction with the category management team and the procurement centre of excellence, the Procurement Specialist will be responsible for providing a broad degree of support across various categories of spend.

Key roles and responsibilities of the position will include:

  • Development and execution of sourcing strategies across engineering focused materials spend
  • Analysis of current spend and supply markets, identifying sourcing opportunities
  • Assisting Category Managers to develop category strategies
  • Management of all tender documentation and coordination of RFx activity
  • Negotiation with prospective suppliers and making sourcing recommendations

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role, you'll come with prior experience managing high value, business critical procurement activity within a corporate procurement environment.

Key skills and experience required to be successful will include:

  • End-to-end sourcing experience within a corporate or industrial environment, across broad spend portfolios (ideally with exposure to direct spend)
  • Excellent procurement analytics exposure, with an ability to use data to influence yours and others decision making
  • Prior experience managing high value tender processes and leading negotiations
  • SAP Ariba experience will be viewed favourably
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications as well as industry association membership i.e. CIPS will be advantageous

What you'll get in return

This role is the perfect opportunity for a procurement professional looking to take the next step in their career and work in a central role within a best in class procurement team.

You'll enjoy a flexible working culture, modern, centrally located offices and most importantly, the opportunity to oversee business critical strategic procurement activities within a central spend category.

The remuneration for the role will be circa $105-115k + super, with the opportunity presenting excellent avenues for career growth for the right candidate.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now', forward an up to date copy of your CV to Colten Harvey on, or call on 0422 375 331.

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.

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Job Type
Supply Chain & Logistics
VIC, Melbourne CBD
$100-115k + super

Talk to a consultant

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

Telephone: 0422375331

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