Procurement Specialist at THE ICONIC

Finance & Risk, Sydney sydney finance
Posted 19 days ago

Procurement Specialist

At THE ICONIC, we issue the call to live your way, to liberate yourself from meaningless constraints. It’s time to reach for a better tomorrow, to spend less time searching and more time finding. We are inclusive and inspiring and – as your go-to destination for fashion, sport, beauty and more – we exist to liberate our customers through choice.

THE ICONIC Finance & Commercial Team consists of Financial Reporting (including Accounts Payable, Payroll, Reporting and Controls) , Financial Planning & Analysis, Risk, Procurement and Legal. As trusted Business Partners, we support all Teams across THE ICONIC to execute the business strategy, drive growth and increase shareholder value, while managing risk and enabling THE ICONIC to deliver a seamless and inspiring experience to our customers.

What’s involved…

As the Procurement Specialist you will support the Senior Procurement Officer with end to end management of market engagements and category strategies, including analytical requirements across a vast range of categories.

This will include the following:

  • Responsible for leading and supporting end to end market engagements including RFI’s, RFP’s, RFQ’s and direct negotiations, through to approvals and contract execution across a diverse range of categories
  • Support and engage stakeholders to develop and embed procurement initiatives and projects
  • Provide analytical and operational support, providing key insights for strategic sourcing, reporting activities, category management, supplier relationship management (SRM) and other procurement activities
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of existing processes, documents, templates, and policies
  • Drive procurement policy/process understanding and compliance, and actively support the supplier diversity strategy
  • Track, monitor, analyse and provide insights to support the development of category strategies, sourcing events, and direct negotiation
  • Maintain up to date records of procurement activities, including tracking and reporting of commercial and non commercials benefits

About you…

  • Experience as a generalist across a vast range of categories in a dynamic and constantly evolving function within a growth business 
  • Experience and understanding of strategic sourcing, category management, supplier performance and relationship management practices 
  • The ability to provide actionable insights through research, collating and updating market intelligence and data mining for key categories and other related requirements
  • Proven experience achieving results and adding value aligned with business objectives
  • Superior numerical and analytical skills as well as business acumen and excellent negotiation skills
  • A degree in a related discipline or a qualification in professional procurement, or equivalent experience
  • Well developed negotiation, engagement and communication skills (interpersonal, oral and written) with the ability to initiate, establish and maintain relationships with a broad range of stakeholders
  •  Experience in the continuous improvement of business processes and procedures

Life at THE ICONIC...

Our culture of learning is an environment that supports and encourages the collective discovery, sharing and application of knowledge. This helps us to continually improve, achieve goals and attain new possibilities every day. From our ways of working and collaboration to our growth mindset and sustainable approach, we each add unique value and have an incredible amount of fun doing it! To read more about our purpose, mission and principles, please visit our Careers page:

Additional Information: 

We are committed to providing reasonable arrangements to all individuals participating in our application and interview process, and while performing job functions. If you require any accommodations or adjustments prior to the submission of your application or throughout your interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team directly: [email protected]