Senior Sourcing & Procurement Specialist
TNT
Head Office, Mascot, AU
3d ago

The Company :

TNT and FedEx officially joined forces on 25 May 2016. Acombined FedEx and TNT will enable us to more effectively grow and compete, tobetter meet the evolving needs of our customers and the global marketplace.

Forour future team members, as part of one of the strongest transportations andlogistics companies in the world, this means more opportunities to grow, learnand succeed.

As we continue to grow, learn and succeed. As we continue tocombine the strengths of the companies, we have exciting and challengingopportunities for new, talented team members in our TNT Sourcing andProcurement team based at TNT’s Mascot, Head Office.

As TNT is part of the FedEx family of companies, this rolewill support the operations of both FedEx Express and TNT in Australia, andwill be based at TNT’s Mascot, Head Office.

About the role :

As Senior Sourcing & Procurement Specialist you will possess a background instrategic supplier and contract management preferably within a multinationalcompany.

You will independently manage the sourcing process of complex projectsand negotiations across the Contract Transportation categories : Road Line Haul,Pick-Up and Delivery, Fuel and Special Services.

This role will report directlyinto our Sourcing & Procurement Manager for Line Haul and Fuel based in Europe.We have a small local Sourcing and Procurement team in Australia that worksupportively together but are dedicated to individual categories.

To besuccessful in this role you must be an autonomous and resilient self-starterwith the ability to connect people and develop enduring stakeholderrelationships.

  • Drive the development, implementation andevaluation of the local procurement strategies with accurate support documentation
  • Manage the sourcing process from gathering andvalidating requirements, selection of potential suppliers up to the contract negotiation,finalization and implementation
  • Lead or participate in cross-functionalcommodity teams to build strategies and to run tenders, ensuring implementationand performance management
  • Support the Contract Transportation Managementteam with commodity strategies; performance and development plans for keysuppliers;
  • the annual procurement plan; cost saving initiatives; riskassessment / mitigation; and internal / external benchmarking

  • Match demands within the company for goods andservices with innovative market opportunities through cohesive sourcing strategies
  • Ensure that relevant key objectives andperformance outcomes are promptly communicated at frequent intervals to alllevels of management
  • Prioritise the Company’s corporateresponsibility, health & safety, environmental standards and othercorporate responsibilities as identified
  • Comply with all Company related policies,procedures and legal requirements (HR, H&S, Security, etc)
  • Experience required :

  • 4-6 years’ experience as a buyer / purchaser, preferablywithin an international environment
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent, preferably inEconomics / Procurement / Transportation
  • Transportation category expertise (LTL, FTL,Distribution)
  • Experience in process efficiency and changemanagement
  • In addition to the essential experience, the following traits are desirable :

  • Knowledge of industry, market and supplier analysis
  • Knowledge of Total Cost of Ownership cost modelling principle (TCO) and its application with suppliers
  • Capable of independently leading the negotiation process and building a negotiation file
  • The ability to adopt our Safety Above All’ culture
  • Reliability with a can-do attitude and the willingness to go above and beyond for the customer
  • Commitment to the Purple Promise I will make every FedEx experience outstanding’
  • Benefits :

    We honour innovation, integrity and commitment. We have manyformal policies, procedures and programs to bring out the best in our staff,individually and in teams.

    We strive to be the Best Company to work for with the BestService and the Best Brand in our industry.

  • Safety Above All Culture
  • Career development opportunities
  • A positive working culture, with ourPeople-Service-Profit philosophy putting our people first!
  • We care for our employee’s well-being and valuetheir contributions to our company
  • We are a supportive, caring and passionate team ofprofessionals and we pride ourselves on our high performance, high integrityculture.

    If this position and our working environment sound like the right fitfor you, then do not wait and please apply today.

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