Category Manager - FMCG

South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne Permanent AU$130,000 - AU$150,000
  • Multinational Public Listed Company
  • Unrivalled Career Progression

About Our Client

Multi-National FMCG Company who are located in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Job Description

  • Manage portfolio of $92m annual spend
  • Develop category strategies in conjunction with stakeholders and business SME's
  • Analyse spend, conduct stakeholder meetings to determine the procurement strategy, select suppliers
  • Negotiate contractual terms and conditions for services;
  • Lead supplier performance through analysis, development, planning and implementation of the strategy;
  • Liaise extensively within and outside the business to effectively manage relationships, identify business improvement opportunities, innovation and cost saving opportunities;
  • Ensure risk is mitigated and an optimum cost effective approach is achieved;
  • Serve as the escalation point for Supplier management issues including performance, quality, and commercial issues;
  • Partner with specified Business Partners and Stakeholders to establish and track savings;
  • Support all Stakeholders to identify short and long term supplier strategies;
  • Ensure timely delivery of required goods and/or services through follow-up and communications among suppliers, fulfilment and/or logistics, and the end users;
  • Conduct business process improvement projects as required by the business/ project plan;
  • Display curiosity in your daily duties and a tenacious streak to obtain the goals of the department and business;
  • Extensive collaboration with Global Procurement is an essential element of this role to influence decision making and identification of cost saving and innovation opportunities;

The Successful Applicant

  • >5 years' experience in an FMCG environment with a strong exposure to plastic packaging categories
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Highly Attractive salary package with a company car
  • WFH Flexibility with office located in the south east suburbs
  • Opportunity to work for a Global FMCG Giant
  • Unrivalled career progression opportunities
  • Experienced procurement team with an excellent culture
Sami Chowdhury
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Phone number
+61 3 8640 3222

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement Management
What is your industry?
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
Job Type
Consultant name
Sami Chowdhury
Consultant phone
+61 3 8640 3222
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