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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Location: Western suburbs
Category: Other
Type: Full time
Salary: Generous Salary + Super + 10% Performance Bonus
  • Officially certified as a 'Great Place to Work'!
  • Opportunity to make your mark in this newly created role 
  • Genuine career development available
  • Entrepreneurial, agile culture supporting continued growth & automation
  • Trusted Australian brand within the infrastructure consumables sector
  • Western suburbs - Parking on-site 
  • Generous salary + super + 10% performance incentive plan

 

The Company:

Positioned as a leader in the civil construction sector for over 20 years, this organisation is synonymous with consistently delivering unparalleled levels of service and quality infrastructure consumables to its’ customers. 

As a trusted supplier to some of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects including Westconnex and Sydney Metro, this brand has continued to go from strength-to-strength.  Their success and growth are underpinned by a clear mission and core values that support entrepreneurial and agile work practices, and facilitate organic growth and growth via acquisitions.

 

Your Role:

This next exciting phase of growth and automation has created an opportunity for a highly driven individual to make their mark in this newly created role.

Reporting to the COO, you will develop and refine the strategic sourcing strategies for the organisation's local & international suppliers including providing advice on the strategic and transactional aspects of sourcing; be accountable for end-to-end sourcing activities; and providing leadership & expertise to ensure commercial outcomes for the business. 

 

Some of your core responsibilities will include:

  • Defining the procurement strategy and its objectives to secure supply, rationalise suppliers, and achieve optimal value savings for all 'direct' products
  • Sourcing & building a network of suppliers to ensure strong commercial outcomes
  • Determining contract type that will best suit the procurement strategy
  • Undertaking procurement risk assessments and considering due diligence activities
  • Facilitating and/or creating the drafting of supplier commercial & performance terms and conditions, including audits
  • Monitoring and reporting supplier contract KPI performance, compliance requirements, risks, issues and opportunities
  • Collaborating & understanding category specifications and ensuring risk, compliance, and other legal aspects in agreements are appropriate and maintained
  • Developing and managing the Modern Slavery requirements as per the Modern Slavery Act
  • Creating collaboration between category managers, purchasing team, and business unit stakeholders in order to deliver on procurement activities

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a Strategic Sourcing management role for 'direct' products ideally for a Distributor of Industrial products, or within the FMCG or Retail sectors 
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing an effective strategy for supplier diversification and risk management
  • Strong analytical skills; advanced Excel; and experience using BI tools
  • Well-developed negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Relevant tertiary qualification - Degree preferred

 

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