Sourcing and Category Specialists

Posted 21 March 2024
SalaryCandidates will be submitted at the rate of their choosing
Job type Casual
DisciplineProcurement & Inventory

Job description

DFP Recruitment are seeking  experienced Sourcing and Category Specialists for numerous temporary and permanent vacancies around Perth, Western Australia. 
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Short and long-term contracts available
  • Temp and perm available
  • Local, State and Federal Government clients
  • Private and commercial clients
  • Perth CBD, NOR and SOR locations
 Responsibilities include:
  • Contract negotiation
  • Manage purchases and supplier contracts
  • Monitoring
  • Reporting contract performance
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with suppliers
  • Developing sourcing strategies for new and existing projects
  • Performing scope and risk assessments and determining project requirements
  • Negotiating supplier agreements and drafting terms and conditions of contracts
  • Engaging supplier markets and developing requests for tender submissions
About You:
  • Demonstrated Contract/Procurement/Sourcing/Category Specialist experience 
  • Previous experience in Government (highly desirable but not essential)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge and experience within the purchasing/contracting functions
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex information to others both verbally and in writing and ability to satisfactorily resolve issues with customers
  • Ability to accurately read, interpret, develop and negotiate terms and conditions of contracts
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Skilled in the development and use of ERP/financial or other business systems
  • Working knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code and/or commercial contracting business terms
  • Working knowledge of strategic sourcing concepts and methodologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
If you meet the above requirements and would like to hear more about the opportunities we currently have on offer, APPLY NOW or call 08 9287 9800 for more infromation. 

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.