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procurement analyst in Melbourne CBD

Melbourne CBD, Victoria
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AU$ 53 per hour
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job description

The Client

My Client is a leading Global Real Estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop & live.

The Role

The Procurement Analyst is responsible for assisting with the development and execution of the Procurement Program project plans and other reporting requirements through analysis of cost structures, supplier research, market indicators and external expenditure opportunities and benchmarking. The Procurement Analyst will support the Procurement Managers to develop category plans, focusing on analysis of cost structures, supplier research, market indicators, services benchmarking and expenditure opportunities.

To ensure best value cost outcomes with timely delivery including:

  • Meet and exceed project delivery targets (timeframes and quality)
  • Strive for continuous improvement in all facets of the services provided

The Responsibilities

  • Category Profiling:
    • Perform analysis to service categories under contract (spend, market trends, benchmarks)
    • Understand cost components and drivers
    • Provide information and advice on market conditions, new products, technology improvements or services
    • Advise National Procurement Manager of any issues and assist with negotiation of solutions
  • Reporting:
    • Procurement Team Metrics
    • Benefits tracking of projects
    • Analysis and reporting of our and clients expenditure by category
    • Benchmarking
    • Unifier Reporting
  • Probity & Compliance:
    • Adherence to all ours and our clients policies and procedures
    • Compliance to State and Commonwealth statutory and regulatory legislation where appropriate for specific clients
    • Maintain probity compliance at all times
  • Process Development
    • Investigate and develop supply sources, submit for inclusion on the approved tender list and maintain communication with Suppliers on a regular basis
  • Maintain Contract and Supplier Database:
    • Update database and files to reflect all changes to client information and contract status
    • Maintain accurate records to track task time allocations
    • Maintain up to date records by keeping catalogue files, communication and contract/order/approval files and price files
    • Compile and maintain Approved Supplier Register
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Continuously challenge suitability of all processes for the purposes of continuous improvement
    • Work within a team environment to deliver the best value for money outcome for client requirements

Work within a team environment to deliver strategic options for all processes and strategies

The Requirements

  • Delivery of requirements to be provided in full, on time at a high quality standard of quality
  • Identification of cost/process improvement initiatives to drive further value for C&W and our clients
  • Communication skills (including presentation and quality of analysis)
  • Probity and compliance
  • Effective Teamwork

Position Dimensions

  • Work across various clients and services categories

Key Interactions

  • Procurement Managers
  • National Asset Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Vendors
  • HSSEQR Team
  • Asset Maintenance Team

Qualifications & Technical Skills

  • Analytical experience 3-5 years in a role in a similar industry
  • Preferred tertiary qualified with either a relevant business degree or equivalent
  • Proven track record in the delivery of high quality research, analysis and development of viable commercial options for procurement
  • Extensive experience in financial modelling (business case analysis, NPV)
  • Ability to maintain systems, tools and processes to promote group-wide synergies
  • Proven ability to support source-to-contract initiatives including participation in face-to-face negotiations and drive discussions to meet desired outcomes.
  • Strong ability to influence and negotiate key stakeholders and clearly express ideas, concepts and models to a variety of clients.
  • Extensive systems knowledge such as JDE
  • Exceptional skills in MS Office suite
  • Superior problem solving ability to identify and deliver solutions to enhance performance of the procurement organisation
  • High levels of initiative with the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous sourcing projects
  • Active “hands on” approach with a “can do” attitude
  • Effective teamwork skills based on a collaborative approach
  • Demonstrated quality orientation and attention to detail
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Danny Mullan on 03 9252 2141

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