Consultant Gig #949–Sydney or Melbourne–Financial Services–General Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Interim)

Additionally, the specialist will be expected to help support in the hiring and transition of a permanent candidate.

  • Day to day leadership of the sourcing team (6 FTE) reporting to the Deputy CFO
  • Identify and execute continuous improvement opportunities across the sourcing domain (including but not limited to) supplier management, policy uplift, team alignment & performance
  • Support an ongoing program of sourcing and optimisation to support value creation for the business
  • Define multiple category strategies across technology, professional services and legal
  • Support the interview process to identify the “best fit” candidate to take on the role longer term
  • Support transition of the successful candidate into the role

Key Deliverables:

  • A clear sourcing strategy and plan (incorporating initial sourcing strategies)
  • Continuous improvement plan
  • Ongoing reporting on activity and outcomes
  • A forecast savings plan in support of organisational productivity objectives
Skills and experience required:
  • Strong operational management skills gained in a sourcing/procurement context
  • Experience operating across multiple categories
  • Strategic sourcing experience and the ability to effectively synthesize category and supplier strategies and plans
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
  • Financial services and retail (preferred not required)

Start:  Immediate start Duration: four to five months 

Location: Sydney or Melbourne

Rates: The daily rate to the consultant will be $1,550 per day paid plus gst to the right professional. 

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Application Close date:  No later than Thursday 14th March 2024, 12-noon AEST

APT’s must be lodged within 48 hours. We will review all APT’s and select the best 3 for the client. The client will then conduct interviews. Please note that the net rate quoted is an ICG Affiliate rates available for ICG Members only. Any previously agreed and documented rates for candidates introduced to ICG via approved 3rd parties will be honoured.