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Strategic Procurement Specialist | IT and Indirect

Hays | Procurement

Base pay $125k - $135k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company

Our client are a well known, successful brand within financial services who are one of the leaders in their space and are currently undergoing a phase of proactive, positive transformation. As their procurement team expands, we are assisting them to recruit a variety of opportunities with a strong focus on uplifting the value that procurement delivers to the organisation as a whole.

The current capability and culture within the procurement team is second to none, with a strong outlook on what the future of the function will look like as they transform.

While the roles will initially be working from home, longer term, they'll be based out of an accessible CBD based facility.

Your new role

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Support the long-range planning and delivery of strategic sourcing activity (resulting in transaction values >5m or of strategic importance) in conjunction with product/service owners and other customer stakeholders.
  • Contribute to both Procurement, Partnering, and Commercial’s performance with insights, collaborative input and expertise that promotes value creation, innovation, managed risk, and improved performance.
  • Support the planning of sourcing and procurement support for Services and Product roadmaps, enterprise programs and strategic products and services for the Group.
  • Lead the go to market process (RFx), through to negotiation and contract execution, ensuring risk and policy compliance for new Partners and contracts.
  • Provide sourcing thought leadership to Product and Service owners, resolving conflicts and ambiguities between divisions and teams.
  • Establish and maintain mutually supportive, consistent and transparent relationships with all key stakeholders and partners (internal and external)
  • Lead projects in such a way as toto eliminate inefficiencies, increase standardisation, automation and effectiveness of processes.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role, you'll be an established procurement professional with the following qualities:

  • Extensive strategic sourcing experience – driving material value “from the lens of the stakeholder”
  • Entrepreneurial approach to problem solving and active negotiation of ITO and BPO outsourced service contracts
  • Excellent negotiation and commercial acumen skills, and category, supplier and contract management experience
  • Experience operating within a structured, corporate procurement function
  • Strong experience operating and delivering results in a matrix environment and leveraging relationships to influence and drive outcomes
  • Demonstrable experience working across technology and non technology spend

What you'll get in return

This role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced procurement professional looking to take their next step in their career and move into a role where there is true opportunity to drive outcomes via procurement innovation. You'll work with an excellent manager and be part of a team that is the cream of the crop.

Our client rewards and recognises their people with generous benefits, career development opportunities and real work-life balance. Employees also enjoy 13% superannuation, discounts on a variety of their products, flexible work and leave options, generous parental leave and return to work programs, various corporate partner discounts and a people-focused culture that celebrates achievements big and small.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
17 Feb 2022
Manufacturing, Production & Operations
Purchasing & Procurement
Above avg.
$125k - $135k
Contract type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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