Category Specialist

Our client is seeking a Category Specialist to be based in their Brisbane office for an initial 3 month period.
In this role, you will ensure the successful delivery & management of assigned supply categories, from beginning to end, with a strong focus on engineering value generation using a range of procurement techniques.
Your responsibilities
  • End to end category management of your role assigned categories including the development and implementation of category plans and resultant sourcing activities;
  • Development and execution of sourcing strategies to ensure the best value for money return on investment and business goals are achieved. Sourcing activities will be based on the following sequence: research/analyse → engage → negotiate → implement → manage;
  • Providing expertise, leadership, strategic advice, and developing proactive relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers; and
  • Driving innovation and continuous improvement initiatives across your assigned categories.
To be successful in this role, you will have
  • Proven knowledge of Supply Markets, have good strategic sourcing knowledge and capability
  • Strong communicator with ability to influence all level stakeholders, possess good organisational & prioritising skills
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines. 
  • Proven in-role procurement experience within the resources industry is preferred
  • Experience in any of the following categories will be highly regarded:  Contract Mine Services, Drill and Blast, Exploration Drilling, Heavy Mining Equipment, Tyres, EPCM Projects, Information Technology, Hydrocarbons and Direct on Site Services.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Commerce, Law or Engineering, is preferred
Interested candidates apply now!
Brisbane (Brisbane)