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  • Job reference: RMS0204772

Local Sourcing Specialist - Mining - $150K OTE

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Wollongong, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (26/02/19)
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The Company

As one of the globes most diversified mining and metals companies with operations around the world, this company continues to grow through their high-level efficiency and quality of products.

This company aspires to be an inclusive organisation, where their workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where they operate!

The Position:

Through an internal promotion and exponential company growth, the position of Local Contracts Supply & Sourcing Specialist is now available. This position will be based in the beautiful Wollongong/Illawarra region, but applicants from all locations are encouraged to apply!!

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Applies Category Management & Purchasing processes in alignment to design intent, local operating procedures, audit & Group Level obligations.
  • Develops effective relationships with internal business leaders to understand business requirements, to forecast demand, and verify established contracts are effective.
  • Develops collaborative relationships with suppliers to ensure optimum delivery quality and sustained performance in line with business objectives.
  • Supports Category Management Leadership teams to provide insight into the sub-function activities.
  • Executes against the control framework for master data management; maintain quality and accuracy of information.
  • Develops and executes sourcing activities contributing to the Asset/Project Supply Sourcing Plan.
  • Collects requirements and analyses key data inputs from multiple sources (internal and external) to build robust category and sourcing strategies.
  • Develops local category strategies that minimise supply risk to the business, optimise cost and contribute to process automation.
  • Executes local category strategies and contract coverage to support Maintenance Strategies, 2-year budget and 5 year execution plans.
  • Plans and executes portfolio of sourcing projects enabling category strategies and manage on-time delivery minimising disruption to the business operations.
  • Executes activities that contribute to the Local Procurement Plan.
  • Validates application of procedures for issuing and evaluating tenders.
  • Leads negotiations with Suppliers.
  • Reviews contract award recommendations.

About You

The ideal candidate will be interested in working for an organisation that embraces the diversity each person brings to the workplace. This companies values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions, while supporting you in generating courageous solutions. In addition, you will have:

  • Minimum 5 years in a commercial / supply environment (Mining/ Metals preferred - all industries considered)
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field
  • Organisational and financial skillsets
  • Great communication and value delivering strong results!

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds/industries to apply!



The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

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