Category Specialist 

Careerlink People Solutions have partnered with a well-known South Australian corporation to find their next Category Specialist. Our client has a mature approach to category management that they believe is industry leading so previous experience in procurement and supply chain management is paramount.

The Role

As a Category Specialist, you will work as a part of the Supply Chain Team. In this role you will work collaboratively with stakeholders and effectively manage supply performance for specific high value/ complexity sub-categories of spend and risk. This is a temporary, full-time role.

The Supply Chain team consists of highly experienced and capable professionals who utilise commercial outcomes to match business needs with supply chain expertise.

Key Responsibilities
  • Contribute to key Supply Chain initiatives and Business Plans to identify opportunities
  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of relevant supply markets
  • Examine the value chain associated with the supply of these categories to the business
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improved demand management approaches
  • Benchmark against comparable organisations that are managing similar categories
  • Identify and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement for specific categories
Skills and Experience
  • Formal tertiary qualifications in Procurement, Law, Commercial or other relevant Qualifications i.e. MCIPS or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated procurement and contracting experience with strong negotiation and Supplier Management skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Sound research and analytical skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is passionate about their people. An organisation that not only allows you to contribute through the work that you do, it also allows you to be a part of something bigger.

How to Apply

If you have the skills and experience to excel in this position and you are looking to join an exciting organisation within a growing industry apply now. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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We are interviewing immediately so if you feel that you meet the above criteria please send your resume or contact us at 08 8234 2144.

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