Categories: Administration, Administration & Office Support
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Category Manager - Direct (Medical)
Based at The Alfred
The Procurement & Supply Department is the principal procurement, warehousing and distribution centre for Alfred Health. Procurement supports the Health Service in the pursuit of its strategic goals by providing an effective and efficient service.
A great opportunity has arisen for a Category Manager to provide centralised procurement expertise to Alfred Health, including cost-effective sourcing, category strategy and management and operational procurement activities.
You will be responsible for supporting the development of category planning strategies and delivering procurement sourcing projects and contracts within the medical materials & services that minimize risk and achieve the best value in meeting Alfred Health’s business objectives. You will be responsible for actively and strategically managing a significant portfolio of annual spend across supply and service providers within medical materials & services. You will be negotiating and managing key supplier relationships; reviewing and implementing procurement policies and processes for your category; analysing and providing reports on spend, developing performance measures for supplier relationships, including development of commercial contracts and SLA’s with new suppliers; managing tendering activities and supplier selection; in-depth contracts negotiation; advising and measuring the commercial viability of contracts and reviewing as necessary over contract lifecycle.
Proven working experience in a sourcing or procurement role
Familiarity with strategic sourcing and category management methods
Subject matter expertise across Direct Goods / Services Categories
Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgment
Strong project management and leadership skills
Ability to establish and sustain networking relationships
Strong negotiation skills
Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions
Understanding of Contracts and Legal Terminology
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
Child care services
Please call Adeel Ahmed on 9076 2696 with any queries about the role.
Applications close on Friday, 21 February 2020 at 11pm.
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.