Product Manager

Posted 02 August 2022
SalaryBase plus Super
LocationMacquarie Park
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Support

Job description

Client Details

Leading fast growing FMCG.


We are looking for a Category Manager to activities to help drive the procurement activities. The role will initiate and coordinate the strategic sourcing of one or more commodities/spend categories.  The rolie will require the monitoring of global trends and continuously research and develop new supply markets and sources as well as managing relationships internally and with partners/suppliers.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Develop strategies regarding Category sourcing, analyse and stream line transactional processes and policies and drive change management projects. 
  • Facilitate and finalise complex negotiations that deliver a minimum of 5% savings, year on year based on a category expenditure allocation.
  • 80% of structured, RFx, sourcing events to be delivered within the tender schedules agreed with business stakeholders.
  • Generic classified spends to account for no more than 5% of portfolio spend.
  • Closely align with the Source4U BPO function to identify savings opportunities and process efficiencies within the Transactional buying in the Portfolio. 
  • Work as a contributing team member to the Procurement Category Management team in a busy environment, sharing ideas, insights and working collaboratively to improve policy & process.


  • procurement sourcing or category management experience in same or similar categories / commodities of expenditure.
  • Strong knowledge of relationship management contracts negotiation and contract management.
  • Thorough understanding of costing and vendors commercial practices and accountabilities.
  • Understanding of business and industry in which the organisation operates.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, internal customers, management and peers.
  • Sets benchmarks of quality, cost and delivery effectiveness.
  • Successfully manages clients/vendors relationship through managing expectations.
  • Experience in delivery by utilising the most effective endorsed vendor management model including effective project management practices.

Job Offer

Your energy and passion will be key here. On offer is an opportunity to join one of the most exciting business we have seen emerge for a long time. You will be mentored and supported to grow and find yourself jumping out of bed every morning excited about your day. 

Please apply now or e-mail or call 0413959015.