Category Manager - Facilities Management



About Us It's the beginning of a new era for the Woolworths’ Group Procurement team. We are an enterprise wide function and our job is to provide thought leadership, best practise advice and deliver a service that adds value to our business partners. We operate in a fast paced, nimble environment with entrepreneurial-minded professionals who work collaboratively to build relationships to achieve outcomes to be the leaders in the market.

Our point of difference is that we are part of Australia’s largest retailer allowing us to provide unparalleled career opportunities. The team is positioned to drive change and continuous improvement across the business whilst continually focussed on providing excellent customer experiences to stakeholders. The Woolworths’ Group Procurement operating model ensures that we are a high performing team providing the best service to our customers.

How you will add value Reporting through to the Portfolio Manager – FM your time will be spent: Lead and drive the development of category plans in conjunction with key stakeholders. Support and drive key GNFR initiatives working in partnership with our Facilities Management team. Develop a comprehensive understanding of all category influencers and become the business- wide category subject matter expert.

Anticipate, negotiate and execute commercial opportunities. Understand priorities and manage Procurement activities. Develop 1 -3 year category plans aligned to overall Procurement strategy Identify procurement activity stakeholders and influence them as required to achieve desired outcomes, up to Senior Management / Divisional Head level.

Build and maintain momentum and consistency with regards to key stakeholder engagement. Develop, implement and manage vendor performance metrics, documents and reporting as part of a Supplier Relationship Management plan. Anticipate and execute contract-based opportunities.

Manage the central repository for contracts, including activity planning and the timely execution of contracts. Obtain data from varied sources to identify and support fact-driven opportunities. Ensure analysis is accurate, comprehensive and robust.

Conduct market analysis to drive category strategies. Conduct risk analysis and take action as required. What you will bring Tertiary qualified in Procurement, Supply Chain or Business Administration.

Minimum 3 years experience in a similar procurement role. Relevant professional accreditation or certification, such as MCIPS preferred. Experience with procuring FM services ideally within the Retail sector Negotiated major strategic and complex deals, that delivered significant commercial outcomes.

Sound appreciation of category management principles and processes, with an understanding of contract law. Proven track record in delivering significant and sustainable EBITDA benefits year on year. Strong results focus, with a continuous improvement skill set.

Strong negotiation and commercial skills w.

Woolworths Ltd
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20 Nov 2019


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