Procurement Manager (Interim)

  • AustralianSuper
  • 238 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • 22/06/2018
Full time Finance Management

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we help invest members’ money to create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $130 billion on their behalf. Our size has given us the ability to leverage significant investment opportunities for long term performance and lower fees that are passed onto our members.

We put members first in everything we do and are committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.

Here’s where you come in…

As interim support to the growth of AustralianSuper we are seeking a Procurement Manager who will be responsible for leading a small team of procurement professionals, as well as a number of initiatives, including go-to-market activity and direct negotiations across a range of categories. This contract position will be responsible for successfully realising a range of commercial benefits and delivering tangible business outcomes.

The interim Procurement Manager will execute the Fund's sourcing strategy, RFx documentation, stakeholder, governance and communication plan, evaluation criteria and leading negotiations with internal and external stakeholders. Suppliers will be across all categories.

You’ll need…

The ability to deliver specific outcomes for the Fund, knowing who to engage and when. You have highly developed commercial and financial acumen from similar procurement management experience in a large corporate. You have a strong understanding of contract management and the basics of contract law, and are able to articulate benefits both internally and to suppliers.

ERP & technology procurement experience would be especially well regarded, as would experience in leading UK and/or US professional services negotiations.

If you would like the opportunity to contribute in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now!

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you.