Procurement Manager | Strategic Focus Sydney

This is a highly successful, leading business with a huge global presence operating in 150+ countries.  They have a history of innovation and are the worlds top brand for customer loyalty. Their Sydney head office has low staff turnover due to its excellent culture and it’s dynamic, fast-paced operations. Employees are passionate about the business and are experienced, professional, supportive and friendly individuals. 

Managing one direct report, reporting to the CFO with a dotted line to the Head of Procurement, as Procurement Manager, this is a greenfield role where you are responsible for developing a strategic procurement capability to deliver a program of cost saving initiatives and performance improvement. This is a strong business partnering role where you will also support other business units of the company to ensure the commercial plan is delivered. 

You will be responsible for managing procurement expenditure in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore and develop key sourcing and procurement cost saving initiatives to achieve savings across multiple categories of spend.

You will manage and negotiate supplier contracts to align with the strategy and collaborate with the operations teams to deliver best practice for procurement processes and compliance management, as well drive conversations and efficiencies through highly informative key performance metrics. Finally, you will actively engage in and champion the Procure-to-Pay Process.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified and be an experienced Procurement Manager or similar level with multi-site procurement experience. 

You must have skills in contract management and negotiation, governance and compliance, Procure-to-Pay, Project Management and have strong IT skills.

Most importantly, this role requires exceptional stakeholder and communication skills as you will be working closely with and influencing the CFO, Global Procurement Team, National Operations, Leadership Team and external stakeholders.

You will enjoy keeping up to date date with industry trends and be happy to attend regular conferences

– Well recognized brand, dynamic, innovative global market leader
– Salary c. $140,000 – $145,000 + super + Bonus
– Greenfield, strategic procurement role 

Please contact Melanie Bates on +612 9262 4836 or apply at

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For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Melanie Bates on 02 9262 4836.

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