Indirect Procurement Category Manager
Global company looking to set up APAC office in central Melbourne
4 x positions, join a new team
About Our Client
Our client is new to the ANZ landscape and looking to replicate global success with a new HQ in Melbourne. With a culture that has innovation, "challenge the status-quo" and employee progression at the heart, you will need to show strong potential to add to the APAC procurement team.
Reporting to the regional procurement manager, this role is responsible for driving strategic sourcing specifically through leading category management, cost control and procurement process improvement. You will be tasked with developing strategic plans in line with company targets, execute sourcing strategy, own the category management process and play a key project role in new managing new suppliers.
We're looking for candidates across major areas of spend including:
- IT (Hardware, Software & Services)
- Marketing & Corporate Services
- HR & Professional Services
- Facilities Management & Property
Other duties include:
- Strong stakeholder management skills, using your influence to engage others
- Execute proactively the procurement plan for the APAC region
- Drive team culture & inclusiveness
- Identify business opportunities through your supplier network
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will have previous experience in a category lead procurement position or strategic sourcing role. You will be open to learning, change and have a drive to improve and innovate while you set up and execute the growth strategy in the business.
You will have strong general indirect procurement experience and managed categories north of $50m, across spend areas such as IT, HR, Travel, FM & Property, Professional Services, P2P systems and Marketing.
Ideally your industry experience will be from financial services, media, internet, business services or telecommunication where innovation is key to future success.
You will be able to clearly describe the impact you will make in the role.
What's on Offer
Multiple opportunity to join a global company that is looking to set up in Australia, sharpen your category management skills while working in an best practice team.