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Sourcing and Contracts Manager

ANZ Banking Group
Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the role

Role Location: Melbourne
Role Type: Permanent, full time
Role details: Multiple roles available and can be a 4.1 or 4.2 depending on knowledge, skills and experience.

This role is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of strategic sourcing initiatives within their category and vendor segment. They will initiate the development and execution of sourcing strategies in line with the category plan to drive commercial value for the business over both short- and medium-term horizons while also managing risks associated with their category.

What will your day look like

This role is accountable for:
  • Understand the nature of the supply base (national/regional/global) and the competitive forces of the supply market
  • Fulfil the business needs in line with category strategy, through conducting a rigorous approach to procuring goods and service ensuring the supply decision results in the appropriate balance of cost and quality
  • Develop pipeline of opportunities in conjunction with key business stakeholders/Contract Owners based on contract expiry
  • Collaborate with the Category Manager to identify gaps in the category, emerging goods/services within the area, size of price/opportunity and feasibility of goods/services
  • Orchestrate the sourcing process, including determining the sourcing strategy, executing the appropriate due diligence required, conducting market/supplier analysis, price benchmarking and conducting the negotiation process
  • Interact with internal stakeholders, including project, Business, Legal, Risk and Vendors in order to facilitate sourcing outcomes
  • Work collaboratively across Procurement and business stakeholders, Legal, Finance etc. to deliver opportunities related to third party spend
  • Proactive management of portfolio - incl. contract expiry and sourcing pipeline to meet annual and quarterly plans
  • Pursue commercial excellence through continuous improvement to help achieve procurement and business targets and demand savings opportunities
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders to become highly trusted category and market expert, trusted with commercial support, negotiations and on-going value identification
  • Senior roles may also have leadership responsibilities for c. 2 direct reports.

What will you bring?

  • Experience in Sourcing and negotiations, contracts and commercial engagements
  • Strategic thinker to problem solve within highly complex and ambiguous situations
  • Strong communicator, stakeholder and relationship management
  • Understands risks and appropriate control options
  • Strong commercial acumen with ability to analyze cost vs risk trade-offs, shape deal economics
  • High level of commercial acumen and strong negotiations skills
  • Results orientated
  • Aligning Category and Sourcing/Contracting Strategy to Business Strategies
  • Understanding of broader business context and translating into key priorities for Procurement to support
  • Understanding supply market dynamics, Third Party Risk and Regulatory requirements, external leading practice, market trends relevant to spend areas
  • Understanding of end to end procurement lifecycle management across Strategy, Source to Contract, Supplier Relationship Management through to Req. to Pay]]

So, why join us?

From the moment you join ANZ, you'll be doing meaningful work that will shape a world where people and communities thrive.

But it's not just our customers who'll feel your impact. You'll feel it too. Because at ANZ, you'll have the resources, opportunities, and support you need to take the next big step in your career.

We're a diverse bunch at ANZ in different roles, different locations, doing different things. That's why we have a range of flexible working arrangements, so our people can "make work, work for them". We also provide a range of benefits including access to health and wellbeing services and discounts on selected products and services from ANZ and more.

At ANZ you'll be part of an organisation where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated. That's because we're committed to building a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability or access requirement, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.

To find out more about working at ANZ, visit You can apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and searching for reference number 64523

Job Posting End Date

03/05/2024, 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)

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