Procurement and Fleet Specialist

Job No: VIN2758
Location: Hybrid - WFH & Inner West Office

 
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging benefits, where a portion of your income is tax-free.
  • Opportunity to make a tangible and meaningful impact within this purpose-led organisation
  • Hybrid WFH arrangements + convenient Inner West Office location (Lewisham), reporting to the Director Procurement & Fleet

 

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission  is to shape a more just and compassionate society. 

The Society recognises the value of an inclusive work environment and believes that our diversity is a strength in the work we do with our local communities. 

  

Your new role: 

Amazing opportunity for a proactive and hands-on Procurement and Fleet Specialist to join our dedicated team. Working closely with the Director Procurement & Fleet, you will be developing the procurement & fleet function to ensure activities are value-driven, effective and customer focussed. This is a highly dynamic and collaborative role which requires excellent communication & relationship management skills. You will need to be innovative in your problem-solving and have great attention to detail to thrive in this rewarding role. 

Your responsibilities: 

  • Manage the Society’s fleet at an operational level to ensure fleet resources are optimised, user experience is positive and risk is pro-actively managed
  • Support the Director to implement a procurement strategy that prioritises and consolidates procurement providers across the supply chain
  • Support the Director to implement procurement and fleet policies and procedures and drive awareness within the Society
  • Practice prudent risk management by identifying, raising, escalating and mitigating third party supplier risks
  • Execute procurement and cost saving strategies, including the compliance with and management of preferred supplier arrangements
  • Develop negotiation strategies and undertake contractual negotiations with third party suppliers
  • Identify new sources of supply and lead or guide the process of vendor evaluation, selection and approval.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in business or procurement, or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to review and analyse business data and analytics to enable effective reporting and decision-making on operational performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate contracts at the best possible terms and ensure ongoing savings for the organisation.
  • Excellent commercial acumen, capacity for strategic thinking and attention to detail
  • Expertise in approaches to identify and mitigate supplier risk including the risk of modern slavery.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence at senior levels in an organisation.

 

If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the Position Description

  Information on how to apply.

 

If you have questions about this role, please email Kylie Jordan (Director Procurement & Fleeton kylie.jordan@vinnies.org.au, quoting:

Procurement and Fleet Specialist / VIN2758

 

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. 

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

 St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination.  Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment.

 

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