Assistant Manager - Sourcing and Procurement

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Job Description

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Inviting applications for the role of Assistant Manager - Procurement
The Category Manager role is responsible for the management of procurement functions across all categories (Indirect & Direct), drive effective governance among onshore/offshore partners and support team to identify the savings opportunities, negotiate with suppliers and drive savings by demonstrating the market conditions and by implementing the right strategy. This also involves spot buy negotiations require along with crafting and leading contract workspace in Ariba and Support onshore teams. Responsibilities

  • Lead Category team strategies for short & long run and exposure to project management, strategic Souring, procurement and identification of opportunities in cost savings, value delivery to customer
  • Bring to bear the growing business activities/volumes and strong market share to deliver competitive advantage in our Inbound Supply Chain
  • Lead team ad-hoc activities to ensuring that the Business obtains the best value on all its spend
  • Take overall responsibility for the performance of preferred Suppliers within specified Categories and work with other Functions to ensure deliverable (SLA and Non-Compliances) are met.
  • Prepare Team performance reporting, and explain variances and work with partner to produce performance matrix, taking accountability to problem seek and set high personal standards to deliver timely results in a changing environment
  • To identify and deliver Value Engineering projects which remove cost from our process that are not-value added activities and develop strong supplier engagement and relationships with key suppliers which seek to provide competitive advantages to business
  • Lead on specific Improvement initiatives (for instance these may relate to New process optimization, New Capacity optimization) and Collaborates across and within teams and build positive relationships with external and internal customers to match the right solution to each customer's needs - placing the customer at the heart of decisions.
Qualifications we seek in you

Minimum Qualifications
  • Good understanding of transformation initiatives in Procurement and spend optimization programs such as Zero-Based Budgeting
  • Bachelor university degree and Master's degree, Tier 1 Business Schools Preferred
  • Proficient in English language- both written and oral
Preferred Skill Set
  • Working knowledge of Contract Law and contract management, strategic sourcing, Supplier Management, Value Chain standard methodologies/techniques
  • Knowledge of buying/hedging commodity materials/ Running e-RFI/RFQ or auctions (Preferred)
  • Category expertise in the indirect sourcing
  • Experience in Australia Market will be an added advantage
  • Contract Management in Ariba

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