First listed on: 10 August 2019

Category Specialist


About the Role

Cenitex brings together the best technology and the best people to keep the Victorian Government operating, connected and working for the community 24/7. Our customers are at the centre of everything we do, and our goal is to provide reliable, robust and contemporary shared services and technology so the departments, agencies and over 35,000 employees we work with, can deliver for the Victorian public.

Reporting to the Senior Category Manager - ICT this position will be based in Melbourne CBD and sit within the Strategic Procurement team. As a Category Specialist you will utilise your ability to build relationships quickly to understand stakeholder requirements, build vendors relationships and to provide valuable commercial outcomes. The Strategic Procurement team is vital in supporting the organization transformation and day to day operations. Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Support the ongoing success of ICT category management planning and practices, working within category management, including stakeholder management and planning of activities to ensure key deliverables are met.
  • Support business objectives through the development of procurement and market event documents
  • Contribute to the timely creation and processing of internal purchasing documentation linked to requirements.
  • Research industry to ensure Cenitex is an informed client that clearly understands current and ongoing trends, opportunities, value and innovation.

About You

To be considered for this position you will have a high level of competency in the following:

  • Experience with Corporate Services (HR, Facilities, Legal Services, Marketing and Learning & Development) and Technology product, services and vendors
  • Victorian Government procurement processes and government probity requirements with a view of providing advice to stakeholders is desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrated vast experience in a Procurement role including category management, contract and vendor management  
  • Focused on partnering with internal stakeholders to become a trusted advisor

If you're a team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment that allows you to contribute to changing requirements, be supported and recognized for your ideas and work on something that directly impacts service being delivered to the community.

If this sounds like you, don't hesitate to apply now!

How to apply?

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  • Applications will close 20 August 2019

Further information

All employment is subject to satisfactory National Police Record Check and the right to live and work in Australia.

For further information please contact the Talent and Resourcing team via email Note - Applications will not be accepted through this email but only through the online channel.

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