Procurement Category Specialist

Job Description

Procurement Category Specialist (Maternity Cover)

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honour our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting?

We have an exciting maternity cover opportunity for an ambitious and dedicated Procurement Category Specialist to join our Procurement team in Melbourne. Reporting into the Head of Procurement ANZ, the Procurement Category Specialist is responsible for leading the coordination and delivery of  strategic procurement initiatives which help the business manage our total operating costs, optimise processes and drive productivity end to end.

Your mission and responsibilities:

·         Work closely with the Head of Procurement ANZ to identify and implement strategic initiatives which reduce business operating costs using methods including traditional strategic procurement processes, digitalisation, and LEAN management methodologies

·         Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to deliver key procurement outcomes

·         Creation of complex tenders, presenting commercial recommendations with supporting analysis, contract negotiations and drafting, agreement implementation and supplier monitoring

·         Management of supplier relations and performance against agreed deliverables

·         Management of supplier quality and risk management requirements

Your qualifications and experience:

·         Strong commercial acumen and experience in complex contract drafting, tendering, negotiation and execution

·         Demonstrated strategic initiative and proven ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities

·         Effective and collaborative communicator at all levels

·         Project administration or management experience would be beneficial for this role

·         A tertiary qualification in a relevant disciple such as Legal, Commerce or Supply Chain/Logistics would be highly regarded

You must be able to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in Australia.

In order to push the boundaries in our exciting and challenging industry, our shared sense of common purpose guides our decisions and day-to-day work. We work in a flexible and dynamic environment that allows for our own priorities. And while we respect each other’s individuality, we are proud of the high level of team spirit we share.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, get in touch with us today.

Applications close 28 June 2019 or sooner if sufficient applications are received.

Being part of our team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 50,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Curious about our culture?

Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

Check our Careers Site at Siemens Healthineers career page

We are an equal opportunity employer.

To all recruitment agencies: Siemens Healthineers does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees, or any other company location. Siemens Healthineers is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job ID: 112071

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Job ID: 115323

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Pty. Ltd.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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