Western Australia, Inner Suburbs Perth, Perth Region
Category Specialist - initial 6 month role with mining giant - services contracts - immediate start
This global mining giant is looking for a Category / Contracts Specialist to provide end to end category management in their mining services space.
You will work collaboratively across Supply (Region, Global and across sub-functions) and operational stakeholders across Australia to develop and execute category strategies
Delivering sustainable, realised total cost of ownership (TCO) reduction through developing and executing category strategies.
Engaging with Contract Principals & Specialists to ensure local context & current contract performance is considered.
Ensuring category strategy alignment to global category strategies for monitored categories
Delivering or supporting strategic sourcing.
A core focus of this role will be providing value leadership through:
Developing a working understanding of the category including technical knowledge, demand analysis, spend analysis and market dynamics
Validating and valuing opportunities in order to set targets, prioritise activities and effort
Driving collaboration by leading and/or participating in cross-functional teams to identify and execute opportunities to reduce
Effective communication of strategies to all levels of internal stakeholders, from senior leadership to frontline operations
Developing sourcing strategies using best practice
Executing sourcing strategies, developing negotiation strategies and leading negotiations with suppliers
Developing and driving implementation plans that ensure value is sustainably captured.
It is essential you have experience in the above areas for this role. Initially offered on a 6 month agency basis, there is always the possibility of more long-term work and development for the right person. You must be able to start at short notice.