Strategic Sourcing Manager - Professional Services

Sydney Temporary Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Do you have a progressive mind, highly driven and forward-thinking?
  • Do you take pride in working with courageous integrity every day?

About Our Client

Firmly nestled in the FS sector, this organisation is a global player and as a result you will gain exposure to both local and global operations in the delivery of your role

Job Description

As Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will get to own the following (and more!):

  • Provide best in class commercial advice in relation to vendor engagements and related strategy decisions, with a critical focus on analysing risk elements
  • Work with the Global Commodity Manager and local business partners to find the balance between global, regional and local priorities, developing and driving long term strategies
  • Lead commercial negotiations to ensure the best outcome, whilst maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards
  • Lead and end to end execution of sourcing initiatives including RFX and sole source engagements
  • Provide commercial contractual advice to the business in supporting the resolution of disputes or contract non-conformance
  • Proactively direct all aspects of the supplier life-cycle
  • Understand the current global economic climate and apply a commercial lens to ensure relevant factors are considered in decision making and influencing
  • Support initiatives related to procurement process and system improvement

The Successful Applicant

FS sector experience is desirable but is not essential for this role and will not hinder your application if you do not have it. Professional and Corporate Service categories are highly desirable for this position and you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Well-versed in Strategic Sourcing methodologies, Category Planning, strategic Supplier Relationship Management
  • Relevant working experience in strategic procurement, contract management and third party supplier management
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated with a commercial mindset and strong business acumen
  • Excellent presentation and influencing skills
  • Pragmatic approach with multitasking capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills

What's on Offer

You will have access to tailored professional development opportunities, competitive pay, an embedded flexible working culture and a range of employee benefits. These include market-leading subsidised private health cover, enhanced parental pay, subsidised products and wellness programmes including discounted gym memberships.

The remuneration for this role is mid - high tier in comparison to the market.

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Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement Management
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Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know. PageGroup acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land we operate on.