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|Procurement Officer|| > |
Routine purchasing, purchase order management with the focus on basic contract management and process compliance.
Raising purchase orders, communicating with suppliers & resolving any non-compliance issues, data maintenance, deviation handling, contract administration, reporting.
|Procurement Analyst|| >|
Analyse data and information with the focus to help the procurement organisation to make informed decisions.
Market analysis, supplier information gathering, data analysis, benchmarking, cost and benefits modelling, reporting and control.
|Procurement Advisor|| > |
Primary focus is routine (also known as tactical)
procurement that is of a low value and/or low risk
Stakeholder need analysis, challenge specifications, running the RFQ, offer comparison, negotiation and contracting.
Primarily involved in procurement activities that are complex, high value and/or high risk. This may include strategic sourcing:
Developing sourcing strategies, stakeholder need analysis, challenge specifications, running the tender process, TCO analysis, total cost negotiations and contracting.
|Contract Manager|| >|
Managing supplier performance and contract compliance to ensure value is delivered under a contract, with a continuous improvement focus.
Supplier relationship management, cost management, monitoring/managing performance against KPI's, resolving issues, stakeholder management and supplier development, negotiating variations, extensions or renewals.
|Contract Manager (including procurement)|| > |
Primary focus of the role is contract management and managing supplier performance to ensure value is delivered under a contract. In addition to contract management, this role also conducts routine procurement (often low value and/or low risk in nature).
Supplier relationship management, cost management, monitoring/managing performance against KPI's, resolving issues, stakeholder management and supplier development, negotiating variations, extensions or renewals, running a tender or RFQ process, offer comparison, negotiating and contracting.
|Category Manager|| >|
Category management with the focus to create more
value for the organization. Includes:
Cross-functional stakeholder management, category strategy development based on analsyis of market, costs and risks, implementing category strategies, project management.
|Procurement Director|| >|
Develop the procurement strategy and procurement
capability of the organisation, to enable the procurement
organisation to perform.
Outcome focussed, requiring strong leadership skills, stakeholder management skills and procurement expertise to deliver procurement outcomes consistent with Government policy and priorities.
Accountable for developing the organisation's procurement
strategy (e.g. forward procurement planning, approval
of category plans, implementation of contract management
Implementation and management of the procurement
strategy in line with the business strategy, Government
policy and priorities.
Extensive stakeholder engagement (internal and external).