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Procurement - Category Lead

Supply Chain and Logistics
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  • Opportunity to be a part of a Global Organisation
  • Permanent, full-time opportunity based in Perth Airport
  • Great development opportunities
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.

SGS is looking for a dynamic and motivated Category Lead to join their Procurement team. Reporting to the Procurement Manager- South East Asia Pacific this position will act as a subject matter expert for the business and will be the primary Procurement interface between internal and external stakeholders.

As a Category Lead you will be responsible for:
  • Planning, forecasting and procurement of materials and services on behalf of SGS Australia at the lowest total cost of ownership
  • Strategic sourcing and Full Procurement lifecycle activities: Requirements elicitation, Tender development, Contracting strategy, panel lead Supplier evaluation, Supplier Management, Contract Development, Contract negotiation and establishment with commercial alignment
  • Driving savings through cost reduction, business efficiency and compliance, throughout SGS Australia’s operations
  • Market intelligence analysis, with full understanding of market sector conditions and contractor/supplier landscape
  • Measure, Monitor and Drive compliance to preferred supplier program.
  • In accordance with SGS global category management strategy, the Category Lead will draft and own the Category strategy as it pertains to Australian Business requirements

As the successful candidate, you will have:
  • Procurement or related commerce qualification
  • MCIPS qualification highly regarded
  • Demonstrable experience in Procurement and Category Management
  • Proven Business engagement capabilities at all levels of a large volume, multinational, matrix style organisation
  • Proven ability in managing multi-vendor, direct and indirect supplier relationships
  • Familiarity with Oracle software and desktop sourcing tools
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship building skills

At SGS you will be part of our dynamic and innovative culture, and will be rewarded with:
  • Attractive remuneration salary package
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career development opportunities (nationally and/or globally)
  • Health & wellbeing incentives (gym membership rebates & discounted private health insurance)
  • Paid Parental Scheme
  • Access to financial products/services & corporate discounts
  • Ongoing training and development

So, what are you waiting for?

Click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application now!

SGS Australia is Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

25 January 2019

SGS Australia reserves the right to close this application early should a suitable applicant be found prior.

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