National Strategic Sourcing Manager
|Category:||Procurement and Supply Chain|
|Position Type:||Permanent full-time|
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|Application Close Date:||27-Jul-2017|
An exciting opportunity has opened for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our national property procurement team based at our world class head office in Barangaroo, Sydney. The property team spans across a diverse and growing portfolio including retail, urban regeneration, apartments, communities, retirement living, living utilities and design make.
Reporting to the Head of Procurement and Supplier Chain for Property you will be responsible for the establishment and execution of the national strategic sourcing strategy across the property portfolio made up of 6 businesses. This role will be responsible for providing direction and input in to spend analysis, commercial negotiations and opportunities to identify and deliver savings across the property portfolio. This will be achieved by utilizing analytical tools and methodologies along with a strong commercial negotiation skills.
The core function of the role will be identifying and creating opportunities for cost reduction and value add by introducing a strategic approach to preferred supplier arrangements as well as offering the right level of engagement with vendors and stakeholders. You will act as the business partner on strategic sourcing methodology, governance and commercial negotiations advising the stakeholders around the negotiation. You will be able to relate to synergies across the business areas, offer creative and analytical solutions and suggestions and manage a team of 2-3 strategic sourcing analysts who help manage additional interactions on your behalf.
This is a newly created role so will offer great autonomy to implement a strong and progressive sourcing model and be able to add some quick wins and well as build on longer term solutions. You will regularly partake in the procurement council meetings at Lendlease representing the sourcing function.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong experience in strategic sourcing procurement and have strong consulting, negotiating and analytical skills. You may come from a Tier 1 or Tier 2 management consulting firm and You will have previous experience of overseeing or managing a strategic sourcing team and projects. You will have great engagement and stakeholder relationship skills and be strong in business knowledge and be able to confidently present initiatives.
Lendlease is a diverse, flexible and inclusive employer of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets us all up for success.
If you are focused and aspire to grow your career in a challenging and leading edge environment, then you will have a future with great possibilities with us. Apply online now!