Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our team.


  • Prepare IT related procurement and evaluation plans;
  • Managing end to end tender processes;
  • Ad hoc sourcing of new suppliers when required;
  • Negotiate with new and existing suppliers on contract renewals;
  • Improve and standardise commercial project methodologies/Lean projects;
  • Assist business units in understanding the procurement process within OIR, including setting expectations and timeframes;
  • Implement global sourcing, dual sourcing and direct sourcing;
  • Effective communication of change across the wider business;
  • Build relationships with and consult with all stakeholders on a regular basis;
  • Assist stakeholders with writing specifications;
  • Leverage existing suppliers and identify/qualify/negotiate with new ones;
  • Driving efficiency and cost optimisation with new and existing subcontractors;
  • Work closely with Engineering and Operations to identify and drive cost reduction opportunities;
  • Supplier relationship and contract management;
  • Reporting on current spend and providing a range of procurement insights to senior management.


  • Good analytical skills;
  • Experience developing procurement process in a greenfield environment would be ideal;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • A willingness to communicate with stakeholders at various levels to understand and best fulfil wider business requirements;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in procurement, supply chain or commerce would be advantageous;
  • The ability to communicate change succinctly and effectively;
  • Worked across indirect or direct procurement categories;
  • At least 3-years of experience within Procurement;
  • The ability to think strategically and provide recommendations on best practice procurement;
  • Experience with procuring and managing subcontractors in a services based environment will be essential.