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Senior Procurement Specialist

Salary: Negotiable Location: Ref: SD/02206
Description: Senior Procurement Specialist

A six month contract for an experienced Procurement specialist is available with a major food manufacturer.

• Flexible six month full time contract
• Work out of either Sydney or Melbourne
• Incentivised bonus

This key position has been created to deliver timely results within this well established food manufacturer. Being based in either Sydney or Melbourne, you will report to the Director of Operations and work with key internal stakeholders. your role will be to review all raw material and service provider contracts and identify areas for savings by sourcing alternative suppliers. Your strong procurement and communication skills will be put to the test where you will negotiate multi million dollar deals, covering all facets of the business, to ensure cost effectiveness. This company process raw material and manufacture value added products for national retailers, wholesalers and the food service industry. There are multiple sites across the country, an interesting range of work and an existing team to assist with some duties. It is therefore essential that you will be able to manage multiple projects at once, quickly form business relationships and have strong business acumen.

Typical duties include:

• Work with the Director of Operations to establish key role objectives
• Analyse current agreements, identify areas for review and report on findings
• Liaise with current and alternative suppliers while developing strong business relationships
• Negotiate supplier pricing and terms of business
• Work with the procurement team to ensure systems are effective and accurate
• Ensure all purchasing processes adhere to company standards and policy
• Other duties determined as required

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the following criteria:

• Demonstrated Senior Procurement experience within food / FMCG manufacturing
• Proven experience negotiating high level contracts
• Strong Food / FMCG market knowledge
• Target driven with a high work ethic
• High level of business acumen

On offer is a performance based incentive program, relevant tools and guaranteed term of employment with possible extension. Interested applicants can apply through the link below or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stuart Dixon at Osborne Richardson Australia on 0405696655 or email

NB: You must have rights to work in Australia to apply for this position.

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