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Procurement and Sourcing Consultant

  • 6 Months contract with a view to extend.
  • Daily rate: $1000/day (Inc. Super)
  • Someone with 10+ years of experience in Procurement & Strategic sourcing – Contract negotiations, Relationship management, Ariba.

Purpose

  • Research, develop and implement strategic and operational sourcing policies and procedures for the specific Category of responsibility. Lead specific sourcing projects as identified and contributes to overall functional policy debate.
  • Lead or contribute to major, complex, and sensitive supplier negotiations, contract discussions, tender evaluations etc., and provide support to reporting professionals undertaking negotiations at lower levels.
  • Produce significant financial and operational benefits and cost reduction for the organisation and enhance the professionalism of external supplier management, reporting to Head of Function on success of initiatives developed.
  • Provide specialist Technology Category.
  • Ensure the delivery of added value guidance and advisory services is provided to internal customer areas in relation to the purchase of external supplies or services.
  • Ensure the provision of effective supplier management and commodity management processes and operational working practices for own
  • Technology Category experience allowing the Group to standardise sourcing specifications/ benefit from economies of scale.
  • Maintain an understanding of external best practice and new developments within the sourcing field.
  • Engender and model the culture of continuous sourcing service improvements for customers.
  • Provide professional and ethical behaviour in your actions by ensuring compliance with external legislation, bank standards and internal operating policies and procedures relevant to the position.
  • To confirm with all internal operating policies and procedures relevant to the position.
  • Coach and advise less experienced Consultants.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years specifically as a procurement manager or category manager.

Essential capabilities

  • Decision Making
  • Managing work
  • Professional Relationship Management

Qualification Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications preferred.
  • Any accreditation or certificates relevant to procurement
  • Memberships to industry organisations

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that all procurement arrangements comply with group policy with regards to onboarding and vendor selection.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for procurement savings.
  • Monitor vendor performance.
  • Uplift procurement documentation and governance.

How to apply:

Please apply using the link below or call/email Alex on 03 9118 2002/ for further details. Applications closes based on the volume of applications received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adaps is an equal opportunity employer that actively embraces diversity in its workforce through accurate community representation of gender, culture; thought and work arrangements.