We’re looking for a Category Support professional to join the Group Procurement team with experience in providing category management support in both Technology and non-Technology areas (i.e., Professional Services, Financial Services, HR, Marketing, Real Estate, Facilities Management, Print and Office Services) to join the Group Procurement team, a global team responsible for delivering maximum value from procurement spend of several hundred million dollars.
Working in this vibrant and inclusive team you’ll be responsible for supporting strategic sourcing and category management, working closely with the Global Category Leads and Service Owners in delivering key initiatives. You’ll be supporting in developing annual category plans and ongoing category management, contract lifecycle management and reporting. You’ll also do analysis of spend across categories and tender analysis, including development of presentations for stakeholder engagement. In addition to this, you will be supporting the Global Category Leads with project management and governance in the delivery of key projects, such as tenders and commercial negotiations for high value projects or low risk services that align with global strategies. You’ll act as a SME of supplier governance policy and operations, including contractual and commercial knowledge to support queries and issue resolution.
To be successful in this role you’ll bring the following experience and technical skills:
- Experience of working in a procurement / sourcing function within large, complex multinational businesses – ideally Financial Services
- Experience of procurement, with knowledge of Finance, Tax and Contract related considerations
- Experience in P2P and contract management operations
- Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- Proactive and deliverable focused, with a dedication to delivering against hard deadlines
- It is also desirable that you bring strong data analytical capabilities, with specific experience in sourcing and category management reporting and analysis and relevant tertiary qualification supplemented by further qualifications.
About the Corporate Operations Group
The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.
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The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.
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