Category Manager

  • Potential Ongoing Role
  • CBD Location
  • $60 – $68 Per Hour Plus Super
  • Fantastic opportunity and working conditions

Be a part of a team working in an excellent culture and office environment.  Work alongside passionate colleagues and experienced managers who love working together and driving results. 

  • Oversee the creation, negotiation, and management of contracts to ensure compliance and alignment with organisational objectives.
  • Develop and implement specific procurement/category management strategies
  • Developing and providing support and guidance in the formulation of acquisition, tender, evaluation, risk management, negotiation and contracts
  • Engage with 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 your talent for building strong relationships with stakeholders will be key in driving success.

Key skills and experience you bring to the role include:

  • Extensive experience in procurement
  • 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.
  • 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.

Please provide your updated resume and apply now for this opportunity.  Successful candidates must have a current police check and hold full working rights in Australia.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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