Category Manager

Excellent remuneration, Six month fixed term, 76 hours per fortnight, Salary packaging is available (less tax and more take home pay).


  • Excellent remuneration  
  • Six month fixed term, 76 hours per fortnight 
  • Salary packaging is available (less tax and more take home pay) 


About St Basil’s 

St Basil’s Homes Aged Care is part of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. The organisation has been providing lifestyle options for ageing Australia for more than 60 years.  


In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Facilitating access to ‘whole-of-government pricing’ as appropriate for a not for profit organisation. 
  • Negotiating contracts, policies and deadlines with suppliers and vendors. 
  • Liaising with external and internal stakeholders in order to support their procurement needs. 
  • Managing flow of goods and services including tracking orders and resolving price disputes. 
  • Preparing and processing purchase orders and requisitions as required. 
  • Examining and testing existing contracts. 
  • Reporting on key functional metrics and facilitating performance analysis to achieve cost efficiency and improve effectiveness.  


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Tender Development, Contract Management, Negotiations and Policy preferably in the human services/not-for-profit/aged care industry sectors. 
  • Member of Australian recognised Procurement Associations (e.g. AAPCM, CIPSA) 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business or a relevant discipline 
  • Ability to interpret and analyse procurement data to identify adverse trends. 
  • Ability to liaise with different levels of stakeholders to clarify and /or communicate any matters that arise from day to day operations. 
  • Demonstrate effective analytical thinking and problem solving skills. 
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of legislation of the industry and the standards. 
  • Demonstrate leadership skills focused on mentoring and coaching others to lead procurement excellence across the organisation. 
  • Ability to prioritise and complete tasks within tight timeframe. 
  • Current driver’s license. 
  • Current flu vaccination. 


Closing date: Wednesday 31 March 2021 


The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal history check and pre-employment medical check. 

22/03/2021 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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