Paramatta CBD location, Leading Foodservice Procurement & Marketing Company, Supportive, friendly and highly ambitious team culture.
About the business
NAFDA Foodservice is a leading procurement and marketing company with a history extending over five decades. Located at their Head Office in Parramatta, an opportunity exists for this sort after role as Procurement Category Manager.
We are currently looking for an energetic and driven individual, whom will answer directly to the GM of Procurement and will be responsible for the management of key categories as well as leading procurement projects and business initiatives.
Above all we are looking for a person who is naturally motivated and has a positive attitude at all times including under pressure.
About the role
Leadership for defined direct food categories
Leadership for indirect categories
Drive new procurement initiatives and positive outcomes
Project manage NPD products and range extensions
Manage key partner supplier relationships
Influencing member stakeholders to engage procurement programs
Negotiating supplier pricing, rebates, marketing support and promotions
Generate new sources of supplier revenue by optimising category management
Benefits and perks
Exposure to great local and international food companies
Very competitive compensation package that matches your skill and experience level
Opportunities to grow your career professionally and personally
Skills and experience
5 years local / international procurement experience preferred
Food, Foodservice or FMCG procurement experience
Indirect spend category experience across multiple categories
Proven experience in the development of effective category strategies
Experience working in a co-operative business preferred
Process-driven with excellent analysis, problem solving and attention to detail
Self-motivated individual with experience working in tight deadlines and strict time management
Personal attributes required
Ability to negotiate with suppliers for mutual win-win outcomes
Hard working with a great work ethic essential
Willing to work as part of a team, be an excellent team player and add value to both internal and external key stakeholders
Strong influencing skills across key stakeholders to create Buy in and cross functional teams
Ability to approach problems and find solutions in new innovative ways
Ability to identify new business opportunities and to convert them into new supply partners and income streams
How to apply:
Please address applications to GM of Procurement and include a cover letter and resume. Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and Interviews will commence shortly.
03/05/2021$0Parramatta & Western Suburbs1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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