SHK Asia Pacific | Melbourne, VIC, 3001, AU

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Build and lead a new procurement function

Play a key role in the circular economy

Well-established organisation with significant growth plans
About the organisation
Repurpose It’s mission is to recover resources and give them new life, preserving earth’s resources for future generations. The organisation recovers resources and gives them new life via construction and demolition, excavation and drilling, road and rail, infrastructure projects, local councils, food and organics, construction and landscaping materials. By partnering with the public and private sectors, Repurpose It’s best practice technologies connect waste disposal to materials supply to deliver a truly closed loop solution. With an impressive history of growth and the backing of leading infrastructure services company Downer Group, Repurpose It invests in technology to dramatically reduce greenhouse gases and environmental degradation to protect the planet for future generations.

About the role
The Procurement Manager will set up and lead a new central procurement function for the organisation. Leading a small team, the Procurement Manager will contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice procurement vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance. This includes forecasting price and market trends, oversight of all purchasing policies and procedures, managing risk, and providing insight to the broader business for areas where improvements and cost savings can be realised. A core component of this role will be managing supplier relationships, and proactively managing potential changes of balance in buyer-supplier power.

About you
You are a degree-qualified mid-career procurement leader with proven experience in setting up central procurement functions from scratch in growth-oriented (organic and/or M&A) environments. Ideally with some exposure to the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing and/or transport sectors, you are comfortable taking a hands-on approach in a highly operational environment. Commercially minded and outcomes oriented, you are energised by the potential to put your capabilities to use within Victoria’s fast-growing circular economy. Note that this is a highly visible on-site role primarily based in Epping in Melbourne’s norther suburbs.

For more information, please contact Matthew Belleghem at SHK on +61 3 8620 8037 or click ‘Apply for this job’. Please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format. Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.