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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kwinana, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Our client is currently looking for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Specialist, operating in Kwinana, Australia on a 6 months contractual position.

The primary focus of the Specialist role is to work with the Category Manager, and the cross functional team to evaluate RFP proposals, facilitate bid defence/technical inquiries, develop negotiation strategy, and lead negotiations with suppliers. The Specialist provides dedicated strategic sourcing support to the Category Manager, and will be accountable for designated strategic sourcing activities.

Key Results/ Accountabilities:

* In support of the Category Manager, lead engagement interactions with cross functional teams and with suppliers.
* Generate communication content to ensure that sourcing/negotiation specific messages are effectively circulated
* Support strategic sourcing including but not limited to stakeholder engagement, proposal evaluation, negotiation, and contracting
* Facilitate proposal evaluation sessions with key stakeholders
* Facilitate bid defence/technical inquiry sessions with suppliers
* Arrange and support supplier reference check and site visits
* Develop and conduct negotiation strategy based on proposal evaluation, market insight and project timeline
* Facilitate the contract terms and condition negotiation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Circa 5 years relevant tracked records in intensive negotiation and strategic sourcing project management
* Category strategy development and execution
* Sourcing, contracting and contract management
* Supplier management
* P2P processes and SAP system
* Proven communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills across all organizational levels
* Demonstrable experience in the Maintenance Service category in manufacturing environment is preferable

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