Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Support in defining requirements (service levels, scope of work, volume forecasts etc.), opportunity definition and sourcing strategy
  • Analysis of spend details, supplier base, supply patterns and development of baselines to enable accurate savings calculations
  • Communicate frequently and professionally with stakeholders regarding project status, which may also include preparing presentations
  • Involvement in RFx processes which may include development of requirements, drafting of tender documents, engagement with third-party suppliers, analysis of proposals and development of business cases
  • Involvement with project management which may include development of project plans and tracking of activities and milestones
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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree – commerce, law, finance or other related field
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain management or inventory management
  • Understanding of technology environments ie. infrastructure platforms, software, cloud, cybersecurity etc.
  • Previous experience in or exposure to:
  • Technology sourcing
  • Contract drafting and negotiations
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Procurement operations
  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Experience in the consulting industry a plus.

Preferred Skills:

  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to work on multiple types of projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Understanding of technology terminology
  • Understanding of contracts and the contracting process
  • Data analysis skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint

Locations

Melbourne,Sydney

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