Category Specialist

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Permanent - Full-time, Procurement, Supply & Warehousing

Reporting directly to the Procurement Portfolio Team Leader-Mining, this diverse role will work within the Mining Portfolio team

About the Position

Reporting directly to the Procurement Portfolio Team Leader-Mining, this diverse role will work within the Mining Portfolio team with a charter of delivering innovative commercial outcomes within a dynamic energy landscape.

  • Managing key supplier relationships to ensure agreed performance is achieved and opportunities for adding value are explored
  • Building strategic partnerships with key stakeholders from the earliest stages of the process to facilitate optimum outcomes for both project and operational needs
  • Actively managing supply market risks and opportunities through effective sourcing and category management techniques
  • Ensuring that internal stakeholders are informed of the value added to the business through supply chain management.

About You

You will have the following experience and knowledge: 

  • Minimum 5 years operational experience in the development and implementation of procurement solutions within the energy, oil & gas, resources or manufacturing industries.
  • Proven ability to consult and develop productive working relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply commercial acumen and good judgement to effectively formulate and deliver procurement solutions.
  • Flexible, adaptive, innovative and capable of multi dimensional problem analysis and solving, thinking outside the square.
  • Degree qualifications in business, commerce, law or equivalent working experience.
  • Strong written communication skills, with experience producing documents for an executive audience.
  • Proven experience in preparing, issuing, recording and evaluating tender documentation.
  • Good level of business, contractual and financial literacy.
  • Sound knowledge of government and legal regulations and requirements.

What is in it for you?

  • An exciting opportunity to be part of the changing energy landscape within a business critical role.
  • An attractive base salary supplemented by a generous yearly incentive scheme.
  • Substantial employee benefits, including discounted gym memberships, free professional membership and access to learning and development opportunities.
  • An opportunity to be part of a flexible, highly values-focussed organisation.

How to Apply

Apply today with cover letter and resume. For further information visit our website

Applications Close: 5.00pm 17 December 2019

All offers of employment will be subject to passing a pre-employment medical and or drug & alcohol screen. 


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