Commercial / Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Commercial / Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne C B D
Salary: $140000 - $190000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-24
Reference: JO-1907-96818
Contact Name: Neeha Avasarala (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 16:38

Job Description

Our client, a reputed government utilities enterprise is seeking the services of an Commercial / Procurement Specialist to work closely with the governance team, project teams, and procurement and vendor management to uplift the supplier management life cycle. This role will support the development, implementation and management of strategies to provide the IT department with optimal supply assurance, pricing, flexibility, quality and delivery performance.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Apply innovative thinking to IT Procurement Panel development to support business outcomes while operating within the constraints of Government procurement frameworks.
  • Work with IT contract owners to analyse current spend and evaluate current suppliers.
  • Consolidate spend across supply base to create leverage, analyse purchasing trends and develop sourcing alternatives.
  • Identify new high potential suppliers on global basis.
  • Assist in the development of spend strategies, identification of potential suppliers, analysis of supplier capabilities, selection of suppliers and determining prices, terms, and conditions of agreements.
  • Assist in the evaluation of supplier business proposals and present recommendations that will result in cost savings, avoidance or containment.
What you will need:
  • Extensive experience commercial analyst or procurement specialist ideally with in the supply chain domain.
  • Strong experience with contract and vendor management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills as well as strong verbal and written communication and contracting skills.
  • Understanding of technology & non-technology contracts and procurement.
  • Experience with technology risks and /or audit concepts.
  • Experience with process development, and problem solving.
  • Project management skills and the ability to construct business cases.
To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Neeha Avasarala on 03 9929 9516, quoting ref no. JO-1907-96818. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at