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Clinical Category Manager

Apply now Job no: 569912
Work type: Full time temp
Location: Corporate Services - NSW Metropolitan
Categories: Procurement/Contract Management

The Opportunity

Ramsay is seeking a strategic and dynamic individual to lead the end-to-end procurement management of our medical consumables and prostheses. Reporting directly to the General Manager for Clinical Procurement, you will play a crucial role in developing and implementing innovative category strategies, fostering strong supplier relationships, and ensuring cost-effective procurement, all while upholding the highest standards of quality and compliance. Please be advised that this position is a 24-month contract opportunity.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and implement strategies for medical consumables and prostheses, including conducting market analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.
  • Identify commercial opportunities and efficiencies within procurement activities.
  • Oversee the creation, negotiation, and management of contracts to ensure compliance and alignment with organisational objectives.
  • Engage State Operations Managers and Hospital Executive teams in procurement activities, including the Product Review Process, by gathering feedback to inform buying decisions and enhance procurement effectiveness.
  • Hold accountability for procurement categories and projects from sourcing to delivery, ensuring timely and accurate benefit reporting, monitoring compliance, and taking corrective actions as needed to exceed budgetary targets.
  • Develop collaborative models with business stakeholders, procurement colleagues, and supplier representatives to achieve targeted outcomes.
  • Utilise data analysis to support decision-making and continuous improvement in procurement processes.
  • Work with direct teams and other departments to foster a culture of support and continuous improvement, encouraging open communication, knowledge sharing, and teamwork.

What You’ll Bring

To succeed in this role, you'll bring robust risk management experience, the ability to optimise spend across categories, and a knack for creating value for Ramsay. Your talent for building strong relationships with stakeholders will be key in driving our success.

Key skills and experience you bring to the role include:

  • Extensive experience in procurement, particularly in medical consumables and prostheses categories.
  • Strong understanding of procurement principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement effective category strategies.
  • Expertise in conducting market analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.
  • Skilled in implementing SRM strategies for continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Expertise in contract creation, negotiation, and management to ensure compliance and risk mitigation.
  • Ability to lead and manage strategic sourcing activities, including tenders and evaluations.
  • Capability to apply a “Total Cost of Ownership” mindset when evaluating procurement opportunities.


  • Tertiary qualifications in a clinical field, commerce/business, or supply chain management.
  • Proficient in SAP or similar ERP systems.
  • Proven track record in governance processes.
  • Experience in project management.

What We Can Offer

  • Ramsay Rewards: Exclusive discounts and offers from hundreds of Australia's leading retailers.
  • Professional Development: Exposure to various clinical categories, hands-on project experience, access to LinkedIn Learning and leadership development training, and the chance to deepen your knowledge of the private health care sector.
  • Wellness Programs: A range of initiatives promoting physical and financial well-being, including discounted health insurance and gym memberships.
  • Ramsay Way Culture: Join a team dedicated to 'People Caring for People,' fostering a supportive and collaborative environment.

Why Choose a Ramsay Career?

Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with over 70 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practicing the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1964 We believe in a bright future for our company and for every one of our employees – our wellbeing initiatives and learning and development programs have seen us grow as an industry leader and sought after employer.


  • You may have to provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months.
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases, which may include Covid-19.

To Apply

All applications should include your CV outlining your experience and skills in line with the above criteria.

Applications close Tuesday 6th August 2024.Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety. Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at


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