Jobs at Australia Post – Procurement Specialist

Website Australia Post

Job Description:

We’re Australia’s leading delivery business, providing unrivalled access to world-class products and services to keep Australia moving forward. We’ve connected people, businesses, and communities for 212 years. Our Finance & Enablement team delivers enterprise commercial objectives through effective enterprise financial planning, regulatory and statutory management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships, assess supplier performance, and lead negotiations to maximize commercial outcomes
  • Negotiate and execute new contracts, contract renewals, and amendments, at times under strict and tight deadlines
  • Track and report cost savings/reductions and ensure value-added benefits are realised
  • Manage a portfolio of complementary products and services and develop and execute strategic sourcing activities including proposal evaluations
  • Develop procurement strategies to deliver capability uplift to the organisation, reduce costs, and/or maintain a low-cost base within the business
  • Undertake analysis including market research, benchmarking, baseline and projected spend analysis, validating and quantifying opportunities for the price, usage, or productivity improvement
  • Support the business with operationalising contracts as well as commercial and contract management

Job Requirements:

  • Previous exposure to People & Culture (HR) Category Portfolio management, and supplier management
  • Experienced procurement professional with exposure to sourcing practices and processes
  • Sound commercial knowledge and understanding, including an understanding of national/global providers, contract law, probity practices, and procedures
  • Experience in managing and working with multiple senior stakeholders

Job Details:

Company: Australia Post

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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