Senior Commercial Procurement Manager

Alexander James

An exciting opportunity for a Commercial Procurement Manager to drive value by leading and managing key category and procurement initiatives,

  • Strong Commercial Candidate Required
  • Fast paced environment
  • North Shore location
Our client is currently commencing a growth and optimisation strategy which is very exciting. The role is situated within the wider Supply Chain function and is a pivotal part of the optimisation strategy. Not for the faint hearted, this role requires a strong commercial bent, while also having the ability to function within a high performance team and leverage strategic relationships.                          

Responsibilities                        
  • Engage in the business’ procurement activities, identifying and commercialising opportunities, driving efficiencies and outputs.
  • Provide input to Category Strategy, Business Case, Trading Terms and Procurement Plans.
  • Liaise with current and potential suppliers to negotiate contracts, including the leadership of tender processes, harmonisation and optimisation of new and existing trading terms.
  • Optimisation of key relationships, commercial and revenue opportunities
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders

Key skills required:
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in a Category Management and/or senior Procurement position
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in negotiating high-level Trade Terms and Contracts
  • Proven ability to manage and positively engage a diverse range of senior stakeholders  
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate complex commercial and contractual concepts, models and outcomes
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to influence others and negotiate commercial outcomes
  • Capable of building good working relationships with suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to think outside the square
If this sounds like you then apply now. Alternatively, you can contact Rob Silver on 021 543 247 for more information. Please submit your CV in Word format.