Senior Manager, Procurement

  • AustralianSuper
  • Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
  • 16/11/2018

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $140 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…

To support the growth of AustralianSuper we are seeking a Senior Manager, Procurement who will be responsible for the people leadership, direction and effective management of the Fund’s Procurement and Facilities teams. Reporting to the Head of Finance, this role represents an outstanding opportunity to lead the development and implementation of enterprise-wide strategic and operational sourcing, contracting and supply management strategies, as well as maintaining operational processes to ensure the Fund attains the best value in the services required.

In this role, you will work closely with internal stakeholders and external service partners to oversee the selection, delivery and support of procurement activities. You will manage the ongoing relationships with suppliers, conducting regular performance reviews, monitoring and ensuring that the suppliers delivers the agreed benefits in accordance with supply agreements.

You’ll need…

A creative and empathetic people leader, you have the demonstrated ability for managing complex stakeholder consultations and building strong commercial propositions. You’re a leader with a strong track record of commercial and thought leadership, who has a natural ability to distil complex performance issues and risks into executable strategies.

Tertiary qualified in Business, Commerce or related field, you have significant experience in a similar role, ideally in a fast growing business. You are comfortable managing P&Ls, financial models, and budgets, and you excel in negotiating and influencing commercial decisions.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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.