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Head of Procurement - IT and Services

Apply now Job no: 53350388
Work type: Permanent full time
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Corporate Services

This is a great chance to create and add value to our technology and key business services procurement sourcing strategy by engaging with both suppliers and the business to deliver effective outcomes! In this leadership to you’ll be responsible for developing a team of procurement specialists responsible for the negotiation, sourcing strategy development/ execution and supplier risk management.

At Australia Post we're always keen to promote a flexible work environment and are happy to consider applicants that could be seeking a number of arrangements

Here’s what the role involves:

  • Lead a team of Procurement professionals
  • Manage procurement activities across technology and digital solutions
  • Provide support and direction to the procurement function in the management and operation of procurement processes, including the maintenance of high levels of probity
  • Develop a multi-year value creation sourcing strategy that supports and enables our business to deliver customer centric outcomes
  • Create commercial opportunities across the procurement value chain and business ecosystem to add value in complex spend categories and develop an approach for unlocking procurement-led ROI
  • Build consensus and convey procurement value by collaborating across procurement and the enterprise and embedding with business stakeholders.
  • Provide commercial support to enable the execution of our strategic projects and programs
  • Deepen relationships with critical suppliers to maximize value and improved service delivery
  • Develop strategies to implement strategic procurement programs for Australia Post’s expenditure across contracts under management, to deliver operational efficiency, effectiveness and customer service
  • Maximise third party spend and supplier relationships managing supplier performance, governance and value creation

Ideally you’ll have excellent procurement experience with high value contracts, successful risk and project management skills with some exposure to the technology arena. Experience managing change and working within a large, complex business will be beneficial as will an innate ability to establish collaborative and effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

If this sounds like you, and you’re now looking to move into a leadership role as part of our procurement team, please apply today!

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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