Senior ICT Category Specialist (QITC focus)

About Our Client
Alchemy Recruitment Consulting is partnering with one of industry leaders within the energy and utilities industry to look for a Senior Category Specialist to look after the ICT category.

What You Will Do:

  1. Strategic Planning and Development:
    • Develop Supply Functional and Strategic Plans aligned with the Corporate Business Plan.
    • Develop Sourcing Strategies, Category Plans, and Procurement Plans to optimize outcomes across the procurement portfolio.
  2. Risk Management and Governance:
    • Identify and manage commercial, contractual, operational, financial, reputational, ethical, and supply chain risks to minimize negative impacts on category objectives.
    • Demonstrate commercial outcomes for complex contracts, ensuring adherence to State Procurement Policies and maintaining good governance.
  3. Sourcing and Supplier Management:
    • Manage sourcing strategies and supply market risks to achieve “best value for money” outcomes.
    • Negotiate with suppliers and contractors during the tender process, ensuring optimal acquisition methods, pricing, deliveries, and product specifications.
  4. Project Procurement and Implementation:
    • Develop procurement plans and strategies supporting capital and operational expenditure projects.
    • Manage complex project procurement events, ensuring seamless transition from strategic project procurement to operational implementation.
  5. Leadership and Team Management:
    • Manage a team of Category Specialists, Category Advisors, and relevant support staff within the assigned portfolio.
    • Support team members through mentoring and coaching discussions

What You Will Bring:

  • 5 years or above experience in development and implementation of category management plans for complex contractual agreements for ICT products and services
  • Previous experience in end-to-end ICT sourcing, including preparing, issuing, and evaluating tender documents, for a broad range of software, hardware and services.
  • Strong background in using QITC framework and other contract precedents
  • Strong negotiation and project management skills

How To Apply

If you have the required qualifications & looking to secure your next contract opportunity, we want to hear from you. APPLY NOW or call Alvin on 0466067741 for a confidential conversation.

At Alchemy, we recognize that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people

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