Michael Page International Pty Ltd
10 Nov, 2018
Provide procurement and analytical expertise, including research, cost modelling and analytical support services, to inform procurement and category management, decision making and strategy. Client Details Our client is a leading Public Sector organisation based in Melbourne's CBD. They have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced procurement analyst to join the team for a 3 month contract. Description Work with procurement and business partners to assess their business needs and contribute meaningfully to the development of procurement and category management strategies Apply analytical tools, techniques and systems to analyse and interpret a wide range of supplier and organisational information and options to support procurement planning and decision making Undertake research of supply markets to identify opportunities and inform sourcing strategies Develop and provide reports to support effective management of supplier performance and to track and report on benefits delivered Apply risk management and compliance checks when researching and analysing supply markets and contract performance to identify potential risks and trigger risk mitigation and management responses Communicate technical reports and analyses in a meaningful way to Procurement Manager and stakeholders given the complexity of procurement analysis and the time-pressured working environment. Align with the Procurement Manager to create and automate Procurement standard reporting for category related KPI to measure, control and benchmark procurement category(ies) as well as processes including creation of recurring metrics reports Create and automate Procurement standard reporting to establish visibility of spend patterns in all areas to support highest level Procurement planning, negotiations and connect Procurement reporting to other business groups/divisions Align with Procurement Manager to understand budgetary targets and changes to develop an agreed method of measuring and defining savings, value and other category metrics Build the category metrics model based on input from the category team to track and monitor performance to the category strategy To review savings opportunities and align with the Procurement Managers on the development of any corrective action plan Profile Public Sector experience Advanced Excel knowledge Ability to hit deadlines Strong data interrogation skills Immediately available with relevant previous experience. Job Offer Immediate start Attractive CBD Location Pathway to Public Sector roles To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Andy Buykx-Smith on +61 3 9607 5601
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Experienced Storeperson wanted for an immediate start on the Gold Coast. Client Details Due to a member of staff relocating our client, a leading medical device manufacturer and distributor, is seeking an experienced Storeperson to join the small team. Description Working with one other storeperson and reporting into the Warehouse Manager responsibilities include: Picking and packing Dispatch and receipt of goods through WMS Regular stock takes Data Entry Forklift Operation Labelling, wrapping and packaging of outbound goods Adhoc duties as directed by warehouse manager Profile The ideal candidate will have: Experience picking & packing in a fast paced environment Physically fit Sound knowledge of O&HS polices & procedures Excellent computer skills Current Forklift ticket ERP systems experienced (SAP highly beneficial) Motivated and hard working mindset Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a small team Reliable transport Job Offer Gold Coast Location Award rates Team environment To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Fergus Cox on +617 3414 6166.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd QLD, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
An exiting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to enhance their career by joining one of Australia's leading education providers. Client Details With a reputation for being one of the world's most professional tertiary education provider, our client has over 40 years worth of experience in Australia. Our client has a vision to shape the future by educating future generations, and attracts some of the sharpest minds in the country. The organisation is one that believes that innovation is the key to developing personal and professional development, and isn't one that is stifled by traditional values. As a growing team, our client is aiming to attract professional candidates who will add to the culture of the organisation, and will be able to bring a fresh set of ideas to the table. Description Maintaining relationships with key category stakeholders Building and maintaining a strong knowledge of the market Implementing best in class procurement strategies Standardising travel and corporate expenditure procedure Liasing with suppliers and stakeholders to ensure the effective implementation of contracts Evaluating high risk spend A strong focus on organisational cost savings Profile The successful candidate will possess the following key criteria: Have had a strong (3-5 years) experience as a category manager of procurement specialist. Have had experience with indirect procurement- Travel and corporate service experience is a significant advantage. A willingness to learn and an enthusiastic approach to their work. Be able to work as part of a team An eye for detail Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence stakeholders Job Offer The successful candidate will receive: Generous remuneration A flexible working environment An opportunity for career progression Exposure to a wealth of industry knowledge Work for a world renowned brand
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Supply Chain & Logistics professional to join an international apparel group. You will ensure the smooth logistics operations are executed in the most efficient manner. You will be working from Monday to Friday, with expectation to work from 8.30am to 5.00pm. Client Details Our client is a major high end fashion retailer. With decades of experience across their market, they own world-famous fashion labels and offer high quality standards as well as optimal customer service. A fantastic opportunity is now available for an experienced Supply Chain Coordinator to join their team. Description Reporting into the Operations Manager, you will manage the end-to-end supply chain process for your own portfolio of products to ensure the efficient and effective supply chain performance. Your duties will include, but not be limited to: Monitor / maintain inventory levels for assigned inventory groups Liaise with suppliers on availability of purchase orders and expected delivery dates Purchase order management based on internal and external customer demand Enter purchase orders, good receipts and production orders into the SAP system ensuring accuracy of data Manage and update shipping schedules Collate and monitor import documentation Track manufacturing activities to ensure shipments are delivered on time and where possible, expedite shipments by building good relationships with freight forwarders Investigate and communicate solutions regarding stock discrepancies to key stakeholders, including our global partners Participate in business meetings and contribute to the ongoing focus of process improvement within the team. Profile To be successful for this role, you must match the following criteria: Previous experience as a Supply Chain Coordinator/Logistics Coordinator, liaising with suppliers at an international level (EU, USA & Asia, domestic freight experience also advantageous) Intermediate level of Microsoft Word and experience with ERP Systems, ideally SAP A disciplined approach and contentious attention to detail. Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills with a positive, proactive approach. Retail support experience for a multi site retailer highly regarded. Job Offer In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a Multinational Apparel company, looking after one of the most well known brands worldwide. You will work within a fast-paced collaborative environment in an open office plant layout.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Auburn NSW 2144, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
The role involves a person being heavily involved in the tendering process, right from identifying the scope of work to preparing the tender documents. The job will involve tending for both materials and services. Client Details Our client is a local city council. Description End to end tendering Finding out the objectives Preparing the documents Negotiating the conditions of tender Prepare the brief and drawings Assisting the team when necessary Profile Must have a background in tendering Has experience dealing with multiple stakeholders Have at least 2 years of experience Has worked for a government department before Job Offer Government benefits 21% super Full time role Great team environment To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ishaan Bahree on +61 8 6430 6419
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Western Australia, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Forklift Operator/Storeperson wanted for an Immediate Start in Brisbane's Northern Suburbs. Client Details Due to continued growth our Blue Collar division is currently seeking an experienced Forklift Operator for an immediate start. Description Responsibilities include: forklift operation loading and unload Trucks manual picking and packing receipt and dispatch of goods some heavy lifting adhoc duties as directed by the Logistics Coordinator Profile The ideal candidate will have the following: LF forklift ticket Truck Loading experience Experience working in the Heavy industrial sector Experience with WMS Keen eye for detail Ability to work as part of a small team Job Offer Immediate start Ongoing role Northern Suburbs Location To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Fergus Cox on +617 3414 6166.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd QLD, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Provides specialist advice and executes Category Management activities in line with specified guidelines and business requirements to confirm surety of supply and minimum Supply risk for the business. Client Details Leading Australian Mining Operator. Description Develops and executes sourcing activities contributing to the Asset/Project Supply Sourcing Plan. Leads negotiations with Suppliers. Reviews contract award recommendations. Reviews contracts for approval. Monitors the portfolio of suppliers supporting the business ensuring optimal usage & performance against business expectations. Develops category strategies that minimise supply risk to the business, optimise cost and contribute to process automation. Executes category strategies and contract coverage to support Maintenance Strategies, 2 year budget and 5 year execution plans. Develops effective relationships with internal business leaders to understand business requirements, to forecast demand, and verify established contracts are effective. Develops collaborative relationships with suppliers to ensure optimum delivery quality and sustained performance in line with business objectives. Supports Category Management Leadership teams to provide insight into the sub-function activities. Executes against the control framework for master data management; maintain quality and accuracy of information. Collects requirements and analyses key data inputs from multiple sources (internal and external) to build robust category and sourcing strategies. Profile Strong experience in developing commercial strategies and leading high value strategic negotiations, with an understanding of the Heavy Mobile Equipment Market. Minimum 3 years in a commercial/ Supply environment, Mining & Metals will be preferred. Highly developed commercial and contract negotiation skills, including previous experience dealing with OEM suppliers. Experience in Global Earth Moving Equipment Category. Strong relationship management and influencing capabilities SAP experience essential Ariba experience Job Offer 26 Weeks paid parental leave and a return to work lump payment Flexible work schemes Superannuation Matching Contributions Education and Career Development Employee Share Plan Competitive Salaries To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ishaan Bahree on +61 8 6430 6419
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Western Australia, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the main purpose of the role is to build and maintain sourcing relationships to support operational requirements through negotiating favourable pricing and supply outcomes for sourced equipment, materials and services. Client Details Entrepreneurial health food manufacturer based on the NSW Central Coast. Business that passionately creates innovative plant based foods for the world. Description Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the main purpose of the role is to build and maintain sourcing relationships to support operational requirements through negotiating favourable pricing and supply outcomes for sourced equipment, materials and services. You will build supplier relationship management strategies, providing a mechanism to ensure relationships are healthy, manage problem resolution, achieving value for both parties while ensuring that performance measurement objectives are achieved. Profile Candidate Profile At least 5 years of experience in all facets of procurement, be a strong negotiator with excellent interpersonal skills Tertiary qualifications in relevant field; CIPS qualifications preferred Knowledge of risk/change management and related strategies. Experience delivering transformation initiatives that improve process and drive continuous improvements. Deep knowledge of the end-to-end procurement process and the commercial maturity to adapt to the market conditions. Proven track record in achieving savings through strategic sourcing. Demonstrated capacity to influence stakeholders and facilitate change, including challenging the status quo and a willingness to think outside the square and deliver innovative solutions. Experience in the food manufacturing arena, with an understanding of QA, supply planning and production. Job Offer We are an organisation driven by our Purpose and Values. If you share our passion for what we do, our products and can respect our Christian based principles this is a great opportunity. To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Kate Beasley on 02 8292 2209.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Auburn NSW 2144, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Purchasing Assistant – Permanent role – South East Brisbane Location – On site Parking – Competitive Salary – First round client interviews next week Client Details A large manufacturing company located on the South Eastern side of Brisbane. They are a reputable organisation with national and global reach, looking for their next permanent Purchasing Assistant with track record of high level attention to detail and drive. Description The role will report to the Purchasing Manager, with the successful applicant being responsible for supporting them with daily tasks, freeing management up to spend time on strategic development and operations. The responsibilities will include: Assists sorting of vendor specifications for Purchasing Manager’s review Scanning Purchase orders and emailing to vendors as well as verifying receipts Complication of acknowledgements Managing daily purchase orders Monitoring warehouse receipt reports and update transactions summary reports Keeping manager updated with vendor shipping delays to be addressed Monitors warehouse receipt reports for any file claims required Ad hoc duties assigned by Purchasing Manager Profile To be successful in this position you will need to have a proven track record in a Purchasing Assistant/ Coordinator role : Excellent written and oral communication skills Proven track record working with vendor management software/ project management software High level attention to detail Desire to grow within a role, take on new responsibilities, and establish yourself within a team/organisation Proven experience in a similar role Stakeholder management and customer service experience Strong computer literacy within Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Job Offer Permanent opportunity Career growth opportunities International organisation Parking on site $50,000 - $60,000 + Super - based on proven track record
Michael Page International Pty Ltd QLD, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Immediate start for an Experienced Store person/Forklift Operator in Eagle Farm. Client Details Our Client is a leading Electrical supplier to a number of industries across Australia & New Zealand. Description Responsibilities include: Counter balance forklift operation Manual picking and packing Receipt and dispatch of products in a timely manner Basic assembly of electrical components Stocktaking and inventory control Adhoc duties as requested by warehouse manager Profile The ideal candidate will have: Current FL forklift ticket with recent experience Experience working in a fast paced environment Keen eye for detail and good accuracy skills Mechanically minded Experience with hand and basic power tools Experience working autonomously and part of a small team Ability to follow instructions and proactive nature to work Sound knowledge of OH&S policies and procedures Reliable transport to get to and from work Physically fit Job Offer Immediate start Eagle Farm Location Temp to Perm opportunity To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Fergus Cox on +617 3414 6166.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd QLD, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
An exciting opportunity awaits an Inventory specialist that is passionate, highly motivated and well organised. Client Details Join a company that's boasts a culture of innovation, creativity and growth. A long established business who is currently seeking an experienced Inventory Coordinator to provide support to the Inventory Controller. Description This is a role with variety and includes: Ensure the Occupational Health and Safety standards are achieved Managing and actioning inventory issues (stock variances, non conforming product, damage etc) Initiate Order Management process to ensure inventory requirements are fulfilled to meet customer requirements and expectations Cycle and Stock counting Investigating and recommending solutions on inventory issues such as stock discrepancies, non conforming, best before date, expiry, LOST, quarantine and on hold. Performs stock adjustments where necessary. Investigate ‘blank’ locations on WMS. New SKU location development, verifying dimensions and barcodes for new lines. Weekly, monthly and annual reporting. Provide support to Warehouse Managers and the Logistics team Profile Experience as an Inventory Controller in a highly detailed environment, preferably a high capacity distribution centre (Mandatory) Customer focused approach and attitude Exceptional team player with the ability to interface effectively within a team environment is essential Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written The ability to work on own initiative and take ownership of job roles Exceptional time management skills - you must be able to prioritise work effectively Ability to use a variety of computer software packages Diligent with a strong focus on accuracy The ability to work efficiently under pressure Forklift Licence would be an advantage Job Offer This is a very rare opportunity to get into one of the big players in the market, whilst further developing your career. If you are looking for a new role that combines challenge with management support, look no further. Apply Now.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
9 month contract working for a global business solution provider based in North West Sydney. Immediate start within a team that prides themselves on great culture. Client Details Our client is the global leading manufacturer and distributor of specialized products and equipment in the packing industry, with its advanced R&D technology, global presence, manufacturing plants and extensive customer base. Due to an internal promotion, there is an opportunity for supply chain and logistic professional to join the team working cross functionally within the business. Description Reporting to the Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for leading freight forward and inventory management. You will prioritize inventory availability for your customer base and deliver this through supplier performance and forward planning. Conduct freight forwarding operations on daily freight requests and escalations and managing inbound and outbound freight contract. Manage the forecasting and purchasing to ensure inventory is available based on demand plan and in line with inventory turnover. Ensure the purchase and planning activities are conducted in accordance with the company policy, procedure and quality requirements. Work with suppliers to ensure that the inventory is meet customer demand and liaise with freight forwards / customs clearance to obtain delivery dates for incoming goods. Liaise with 3rd party warehouses to ensure stock received is booked in within agreed guidelines. Review inventory report and surplus stock lists to determine need for improvement in inventory control methods. Manage satisfactory inventory balance. Validate billing from 3PL in relation to customs clearance, warehousing and transportation. Receive, coordinate and monitor all customer orders from placement until final delivery and ensure these are delivered smoothly and timely through the supply chain. Contribute to establish and implement efficient import/export processes and procedures with compliance to relevant laws and regulations. Daily communication with forwarder/broker and management to maximize efficiency and avoid trade compliance risk. Profile The ideal candidate will have: Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role within an industrial environment Experienced in FMCG and Packaging industry is preferred Proven track record in meeting deadlines and handling multiple high pressure tasks Strong customer service and stakeholder management skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Adaptable to change, overcomes challenges, and problem solving skills High level attention to details, outcome driving and take the ownership Good knowledge of ERP and CRM System Job Offer • Unique opportunity to develop your skill set in supply chain and logistics • Work in a fast paced and supportive environment • Great location To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Christine Wen on +612 8836 0745
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Auburn NSW 2144, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
2 weeks contract High Reach Forklift role in Brisbane's Acacia Ridge. Client Details Due to continued growth our Blue Collar division is currently seeking an experienced High Reach forklift Operator for an immediate start. Description Responsibilities include: high reach forklift operation loading and unload Trucks manual order picking and packing receipt and dispatch of goods some heavy lifting adhoc duties as directed by warehouse manager Profile The ideal candidate will have the following: LF forklift ticket (high reach experience essential) Truck Loading experience Experience working in a fast paced environment Cert III/IV (highly beneficial) RF scanning experience Keen eye for detail Ability to work as part of a small team Proactive nature to work Job Offer Immediate start Potential for extension Acacia Ridge location To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Fergus Cox on +617 3414 6166.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd QLD, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
My client is looking for a to create and implement procurement processes in a business which has minimal systems. In particular the set-up of P2P and B2B policies and procedures, creating sourcing strategies around key procurement areas and educating and engaging internal stakeholders in the creation of the processes. Client Details My client provides safe, reliable and maintained equipment to the global mining industry. Description Implement procurement processes in a business which has minimal systems. Create sourcing strategies around key procurement areas and educating and engaging internal stakeholders in the creation of the processes. Manage end to end contracts as well as write them up. To achieve key cost savings moving forward. Profile Have an understanding of strategic sourcing methods in a heavy equipment, mining or construction environment, including the drafting & set-up of supplier agreements and contracts, particularly within parts/components. Demonstrate a robust and flexible approach to stakeholder management, and an ability to influence across multiple levels of the business. Will be young and energetic and able to work in a blue collar environment. 3+ years of work experience. Job Offer Opportunity to move into a strategic role. Move into a category manager role in the future. Join a growing organisation, offering growth to the right candidate. To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ishaan Bahree on +61 8 6430 6419
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Western Australia, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
The Category Manager - Furniture is responsible for the development and management of the Group’s furniture portfolio. The role’s primary objective is to identify and source bedroom furniture which is consistent with the Forty Winks’ merchandise strategy and market positioning. Client Details Forty Winks is Australia’s leading Bed, Mattress and Bedding Retailer, with a rich heritage in providing the best quality brands and largest ranges to the market via the well-established Franchisee network. Description In order to be successful within this role, the ideal applicant will come from a Retail background (preferably from Furniture Categories) and will have experience working with suppliers globally. Alongside this, experience working within a franchised network and a strong understanding of managing/leading committee meetings would really bring the edge to the role. Some of the key responsibilities within the role are as follows: Develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders including suppliers, franchisees and customers. You will be integral to developing the merchandise plans and sourcing of unique and exclusive furniture products that support the market specialist position of Forty Winks. Negotiate wholesale and discount pricing with suppliers. Develop and implement furniture packaging and presentation standards which are appealing, support supply chain efficiency and promote customer convenience. Develop supply partnerships that enable Forty Winks to optimise the in-stock position & product performance. Establish a leadership position within the national Product Committee and co-ordinate Product Committee meetings when viewing new furniture product and addressing furniture supplier issues. Attend international and local furniture fairs, alongside being on top of Retail trends and competitor analysis. Profile To be considered for this role it would be advantageous if you were Degree qualified in an appropriate business or discipline. You will have previous Category Management experience in the furniture industry with strong negotiation and influencing skills. Experience with international travel and product sourcing. You will have previous experience in a franchisee model. An ability to openly interact and consult collaboratively with stakeholders regarding all aspects of stock control, purchasing, range reviews and assessment of any analysis produced. Experience with e-commerce and online trading models, coupled with awareness of retail and industry trends Experience in establishing and monitoring appropriate product quality standards and optimal stock levels. Job Offer $Competitive package Rare opportunity to join an established and growing business at a senior level. Broad and exciting role with proven long-term career development path Please note Michael Page Supply Chain have been retained to manage this recruitment process, all direct and third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page for their consideration. To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Claire Stuart on +61 3 8640 3232
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
You will be working with Woolworths to manage and coordinate the ordering, delivery and forecasting of products to the central Distribution Centre nationally to maximise product availability. You will be required to work from two different locations within this position. Client Details My client is a global FMCG outfit with an exciting portfolio of brands with a strong presence in the Australian grocery/QSR and retail market. Their people have a genuine passion about the brands they represent which has helped create their dynamic, fun and flexible work culture that delivers career advancement and development for their high performers, plus as much product as you can eat! Description In this position, you will specifically looking after the Woolworths account and will be the primary liaison. You will be responsible for the following: Leading the replenishment process to balance the company’s demand whilst achieving logistics efficiencies and sales objectives Manage Woolworth’s inventory holdings and Service Level to achieve optimal results Collaborate with replenishment teams and sales teams to align on key executions & events and improve on forecast accuracy Drive continuous process improvements to increase efficiency Represent the best interests of the company on-site at the Woolworths head office Build and maintain a productive relationship with the Woolworths Replenishment, Buying teams & the company Profile To progress for the role, you will require the following for this position: Tertiary qualifications in Business or Supply Chain Previous background as a VRP is highly desirable for this role, however strong inventory planning experience in an FMCG environment will also be considered. Strong resilience in dealing with tough situations Advanced Microsoft Office application skills Proficiency using EDRP/ERP systems Strong analytical, problem solving and root cause analysis skills Advanced interpersonal skills and communication skills; can critically think, build rapport and trust with multiple stakeholders (internal and external) Customer focused approach with the ability to successfully anticipate and meet customer expectations Job Offer This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with key clients and departments within a successful FMCG organisation. This company invests highly within your career development and will also be an opportunity to step into Account Management in the future.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Auburn NSW 2144, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Exciting new position to join the business as a Demand Planner to build a forecasting process and manage the inventory and forecasting for a growing FMCG business supplying Retail and Online customers. Client Details A growing Australian FMCG and Wholesale business with a strong brand and heritage. Description Managing forecasting and replenishment for c200skus through multiple channels using Pronto ERP. Responsible for the inbound and outbound supply through numerous 3PL DCs and FOB networks. Deliver optimum inventory through the network to ensure that their is accurate stock available for replenishment, whilst always being mindful of continuous improvement and process improvements. Develop strong working relationships with all stakeholders to deliver consistently high customer satisfaction levels. Profile Worked in an FMCG/Wholesale environment managing demand planning into Retail customers Demonstrated success in improving forecast accuracy and bias Experienced excel and ERP user (Pronto ideally) Desire and ability to build processes from scratch Job Offer $80k - $100k+ salary dependent on experience High degree of autonomy in a newly created role Exceptional business culture in a growing company To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Claire Stuart on +61 3 8640 3232
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Responsibility for buying and trading a high performing category within this progressive Wholesale business. You will work cross functionally with product development and marketing to help grow the Category. Client Details A fast growing Australian Wholesaler with a rich history of bringing quality brands to the market. Description You will be responsible for formulating and executing a sourcing strategy for your key category within Hard Goods and GM. Trading of the category to deliver increasing market share growth is paramount and will be achieved through driving a promotions and pricing strategy that balances driving traffic and footfall for the business and a quality focused award winning range. Managing strategic partnerships and negotiations with suppliers. Monitoring and analysing market research data, domestic and international competitors, trends and sales figures to help support category growth. Profile Experienced Retail/Wholesale Buyer or Category Manager Drive, tenacity and a passion for customer and product The ability to manage and influence a diverse supplier base Strong commercial and financial awareness A real team player Job Offer Very competitive package Career progression and transparent leadership A family feel within the culture and business To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Claire Stuart on +61 3 8640 3232
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Opportunity for a senior procurement specialist to join a strong team on an initial 9 month basis. Client Details Our client is an established player in the Public Sector. With a major need for procurement specialist, you will join a strong team with opportunities for career growth quickly. Description The purpose of this role is to deliver end-to-end procurement activities and provide category/contract management for allocated categories (primarily indirects), in particular: - Provision of commercial and procurement expertise, advice and assistance to internal stakeholders; - Management of allocated categories under direction of the Procurement Manager that will leverage opportunities and benefits - Management of contracts and supplier relationships applicable to allocated categories; - Providing advice, input and intelligence on procurement activity to the Procurement Manager for reporting purposes; - Using techniques to benchmark, research and assess the market, determine risks, analyse competition, trends and new opportunities, to ensure best value - Undertaking duties as required for procurement related matters Profile The successful candidate should have some experience working within the procurement industry as a whole. Utilising your experience in indirect procurement you will have: - Hands on, with the ability to run end to end procurement - Ability to provide procurement advice to stakeholders - Knowledge of good contract management practice - Previous procurement experience, focusing on a similar sized role - Track record of procurement process improvement, contracts management and achieving success through procurement - Positives references leaving the procurement department in better shape than when you found it. Job Offer - Exposure to a diverse range of procurement and contracting strategies - Attractive salary - Easily accessible CBD location To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Andy Buykx-Smith on +61 3 9607 5601
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Level 18, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
10 Nov, 2018
Work as a business partner for a Retail company that is excelling in the Australian market. Strategically manage and source new suppliers and products through best practice procurement and commercial targets. Client Details MNC with a collaborative and inspiring work culture. Description Key Responsibility Effectively manage Store Design & Construction category strategies to ensure cost reduction and supplier relations Support risk minimization through strategic supplier relations, contract management, and data integrity for all Indirect categories Focus on continual business improvement and transformational change Understand the business needs to be able to contribute in the definition of specification for materials and store capex items Actively participate in best practice tendering, including benchmarking and bidding as well as negotiation of terms and conditions Promote creative problem solving solutions Manage all analysis of spend data, purchase orders, tracking & reporting Promote stakeholder compliance through supporting understanding and implementation on policies and process execution as well as effective ERP system use Successfully implement a new vendor management system to ensure cost management, performance and negotiation is continually encouraged Run the source-to-contract activities for categories through meticulous contract and tender negotiation, ensuring business objectives are met Continually support procurement team in promoting cost-saving and ensuring timely delivery of goods through optimization of supply and active supplier relationship management Identify and monitor new supply opportunities to encourage continual improvement of customer service and enhanced productivity Profile Candidate Profile Comprehensive understanding and exposure sourcing and indirect category management 5 years’ experience in related Sourcing Role with exposure to MRO, Construction, and Store Design Adaptable and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment Stakeholder management and best practice negotiation skills, having dealt with a diverse group of stakeholders effectively Candidate Capabilities Autonomous and self-motivated Knowledge of the Retail market Enthusiastic to pursue procurement objectives Strong problem solving and data analysis Enjoys fully managing all aspect of respective category Highly developed Verbal & Written skills Job Offer Opportunity to develop and execute category plans through strategic procurement and effective stakeholder management. To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Kate Beasley on 02 8292 2209.
Michael Page International Pty Ltd Auburn NSW 2144, Australia