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Category Specialist

5 to 6 Month Initial Duration Brisbane CBD Location Leading Mining Client About the Role: WorkPac are seeking an experienced Category Specialist join our leading Mining client for a casual position, for an 5 to 6month initial duration. This position will bebased within the Brisbane CBD, andwill havea Monday to Friday Roster(38 - 40 hours per week).This position will be responsible for managing a specific set of categories, in support of the broader portfolio strategy and business ambition that delivers improved business performance through commercial agreements, enables innovation, supplier partnering and internal stakeholder collaboration. Duties and Responsibilities: General Responsible for developing relevant category strategies, support input to business cases, plans to ensure security of supply, the advancement of supplier partnering that drives innovation and value, compile and execute sourcing events, support negotiations, establish and execute contracts. Embrace an agile Supply Chain by being adaptive and flexible to accommodate and focus on emerging and changing business priorities Project management of key initiatives Commercial Value Delivery & Supplier Partnering Support the development of the broader category portfolio strategy, value creation plans and business cases by providing relevant data, analysis, opportunity assessments and market intelligence. Understand regional strategic priorities and develop relevant Category Management strategies to support business needs and improved value delivery with a focus on cost reduction, working capital and TCO initiatives. Implement value creation and supplier engagement strategies that align to the overall global Supply Chain strategy, critical tasks, performance targets and Business Unit priorities Develop and manage relationships with strategic suppliers, to drive step change in value and deliver innovative solutions that position the client as a partner of choice Participate in negotiations with finalising GFAs (General Framework Agreements) and related Contract Amendments Optimize value through innovation, risk mitigation and growth throughout the relationship life cycle Planning Plan, schedule, resource and execute activities relating to relevant contracts in category portfolio Identify, enable & track value and inclusive procurement opportunities, commercial initiatives and specific resource requirements Track and monitor progress tracking against category management targets Provide input into the relevant budget and resource requirements Sourcing & Contracts Management Accountable for the contract over its life-cycle and ensure contract administration and performance management activities are executed timely and with quality Ensure the effective and efficient execution of contracts management activities for allocated portfolio (including the loading of finalized contracts onto the system to enable transactions) Manage the implementation of bespoke agreements that outline innovation, joint development, technical, commercial, relationship and performance expectations Support the Supply Chain Management function with on-site implementation of end-to-end commercial activities and the resolution of escalated issues Implement value opportunities and assist with the resolution of risks and identification of risk mitigation solutions pertaining to the portfolio Inclusive Procurement Understand community specific needs and identify value creation opportunities to address these Drive a culture of community development and inclusive procurement with stakeholders that are aligned to the global and regional Inclusive Procurement strategies Responsible for providing input to and delivering against inclusive procurement and commercial plans to ensure targets are met against scheduled milestones Implement an Inclusive Procurement programme that will increase host community commercial participation and support the development of thriving communities Embed clear Inclusive Procurement expectations, targets and initiatives in commercial agreements Support the global Inclusive Procurement team to identify supplier development needs and opportunities, and support the development of solutions Skills and Experience: Qualification: An undergraduate qualification - Bachelor degree level or equivalent, alternatively relevant tertiary qualification and proven track record of extensive practical experience in a role and context of similar complexity Experience: Practical experience in relevant field Technical Knowledge: Good technical knowledge across the SC value chain Ability to integrate Commercial, PSC, Supplier Management & Purchasing sub disciplines Safety & Sustainability as it relates to Supply Chain & Inclusive Procurement Good commercial, negotiation and deal-making, business case development, investment appraisal Category Management, sourcing & contracting with Total Cost Ownership approach Supplier Relationship Management Business Planning, Business Case development Working knowledge of regional and local Inclusive Procurement requirements Job Reference Number: BSINDJ2023123722 Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements. How to Apply: Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact Alanna Harvey-King on (07) 4979 8603 quoting the above reference number.
Job title: Category Specialist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs, Brisbane
Industry: Mining, Oil and Gas Mining: Open Cut
Job expiry: 2023-11-28
Reference: BSINDJ2023123722