Posted on: 22/12/2017

Job type: Permanent

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Fixed term contract - 18 months
State Government
CBD Location

One of the major State Government Departments has provided us with an opportunity to source for a Sourcing Specialist to join their procurement team. This is a fixed term contract opportunity for 18 months for Strategic Sourcing Professionals who are looking to demonstrate their skills in State Government procurement


As a Strategic Sourcing specialist you will:

  • Analyse spend and market data and develop category management opportunities
  • Deliver market research to build business cases for sourcing and go-to-market strategies to improve the business significantly
  • Engage with all internal and external stakeholders to streamline outcome requirements and create business buy-in.
  • Execute end to end sourcing strategies that are innovative and create strategic supplier relations.
  • Negotiate and establish supplier contracts into contract management.


To be considered for these opportunities you will be able to demonstrate:

  • In-depth experience and thorough understanding of the strategic sourcing process.
  • Strong analytical ability and use of analytical tools.
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to understand market dynamics.
  • Proven outcomes from previous go-to-market activity in regards to value, quality, risk etc.
  • Excellent written communication skills to develop high quality documentation, reporting and briefings.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and engagement skills.


As Strategic Sourcing Specialist you will add significant value to the organisation and continue to develop your experience across a broad variety of categories. You will be part of a strong procurement team that is collaborative and value driven. An excellent opportunity to establish yourself in public service procurement.

Like to know more? To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Donna Anderson in our Melbourne office on 03 9623 6710, quoting Ref No. 3B/68302 Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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