Category Specialist Manager – Position Filled

Position: Category Specialist Manager

Location: Port Macquarie

We have a great opportunity with our highly reputable Client in Port Macquarie. If you are an experienced Category Specialist Manager, we want to hear from you!

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of category management plans and strategies to deliver value for money and meet stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Analyse business needs, commercial risks and supply markets to inform category planning and sourcing
  • Develop, co-ordinate and lead sourcing activities, applying extensive knowledge across a range of categories, to establish supply arrangements that deliver desired outcomes
  • Provide governance, advice and guidance to internal stakeholders to build expertise in procurement and procurement categories across the organisation
  • Develop and administer contract management plans, negotiate changes and modifications, supplier performance management and compliance requirements by developing effective supplier relationships to enhance category outcomes
  • Plan and lead contract negotiations in the establishment and review of supply arrangements to deliver value for money procurement outcomes in specific categories
  • Identify, manage and mitigate procurement risks to enable the organisation to meet its obligations and maximise business opportunities
  • Document procurement processes, decisions and contractual arrangements to provide an audit trail for probity and audit purposes

Essential Requirements

  • Experienced user of procurement principles and disciplines
  • End to end experience across the procurement process
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders across different levels
  • Experience of creation, management and administration of contracts
  • Creation of analytical reports experience
  • Good communication skills – both oral and written
  • Capability to handle multiple tasks from different stakeholders
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  • Knowledge of procurement processes and tools
  • Effective time management with the ability to balance multiple and competing priorities
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse data
  • Ability to produce reports presenting clear, factual and pertinent information based on knowledge, research and analysis
  • Communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Great attention to detail

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Job code: 1762

Recruitment Port Macquarie

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