Procurement Lead Consultant

Posted 24 August 2021
LocationSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

As the Procurement Lead Consultant, you will be responsible for developing procurement operating model solutions with clients in Australia and New Zealand. Within the largest global consultancy, this role reports to a professional and supportive Procurement Engagement Manager.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years in procurement and supply chain in consulting or operations. (Sourcing, e-sourcing, spend analytics, procurement, direct / indirect / IT procurement.

  • Prior experience in the implementation of procurement models

  • At least two full cycle system deployment experiences under a Waterfall or Agile Lean process

  • Team presentation skills

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Support client engagements in the development of procurement operating model solutions across strategic, operational, commercial and technology areas

  • Supporting strategic analysis and current state evaluations

  • Analysing the addressable spend and evaluate buying policies, processes, and procedures

  • Consider areas including spend analysis, category management, strategic sourcing, go-to-market approaches, RFx processes, contract management, purchase to pay and organizational structure and approval implications

  • Supporting the Purchasing Manager to build the client's understanding of cloud-based options and integration across their legacy systems

  • Research new trends or advances in product or service lines to make appropriate sourcing and shortlisting decisions.

  • Management of at least 1 individual.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in one or more of the following: SAP Ariba, Coupa, Oracle Fusion, Ivalua, GEP or SynerTrade

  • Government procurement experience and policy development.

Benefits of working for this company:

  • No after-hours work required or expected

  • Extremely supportive culture

  • WFH flexibility

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Jennifer Bohm on 02 9464 5518 or email: and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.