Category Team Lead

Job title: Category Team Lead

Company: Thales

Job description: At Thales, we know technology has the ability to make our world more secure, sustainable, and inclusive – and that it’s all driven by human intelligence.Because it takes human intelligence to build and power the systems and solutions that people depend on every day. So we stay curious and make space for diverse points of view. We share what we know and we challenge what’s possible.From manufacturing and engineering to cybersecurity and space, we’re driving progress in some of the world’s most important industries – and working together to build a future we can all trust.About Your Role: Category Team LeadBased out of our office in Melbourne, Victoria. This role will lead a broad range of procurement activities, including indirect spent as well as Engineering Services and COTS hardware and software. You will lead a team of high performing Category Managers and Buyers and will be accountable for the end to end performance of the acquisition process. This is a highly valued and strategic role that will liaise with Global Segment Director and the Procurement Director of the Region.Benefits @ Thales

  • Free medical health insurance for you and your family
  • ThalesFlex – flexibility working is our everyday
  • Fitness Passport Discount
  • Employee discounts with a number of affiliates (Travel, Car hire, Tech)
  • Modernised Paid Parental Leave
  • Novated Lease options
  • Family support through our partnership with Parents at Work
  • Veterans Leave
  • Growth and development opportunities

Duties & Responsibilities:Ensure the category strategies are in line with the business needs and well communicated internallyProvide insights as to how products / projects could be more competitive via the adoption of different suppliers / methodologies / technologies, etc.Ensure appropriate procurement governance is followed using KPIsDevelop and upskill the teamMonitor the performance of the supply base in line with the Global Category Manager’s objectivesEnsure that specific the supplier contracts are in line with the local legal and governmental regulationsManage supplier risks and implement corrective action plan accordinglyEssential Qualifications and Skills;8+ years of experience in Procurement or strategic sourcing in a technology environment, including +5 years in a senior roleProfessional qualification (CIPS, EIPM, ISM etc.)Experience with cross functional teams in a Procurement Bids and/or Project role.Experience in delivery of complex supplier solutions.Experience in the Supplier relationship ManagementExperience in negotiating and managing contract spends of up to $10MSupply Chain experience in an international contextWorking knowledge of financial tools and techniquesMake vs. Buy methodology and Risk Management skillsHighly Desirable Qualifications and Skills:Engineering/Technical degree, Project Management qualifications or equivalentTertiary qualifications in international Business, Management or LogisticsGood to KnowYou’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on InstagramIt’s easy to dismiss the perfect opportunity if you don’t see yourself as the perfect fit. If this role feels right – no matter your background or personal circumstances – please introduce yourself or . We’re committed to supporting a diverse workplace, and that starts here.We’re proud to be endorsed by WORK180 as an Employer for All Women, but we know there’s always more we can do. We’ll continue to foster industry partnerships, employee resource groups (ERGs) and development opportunities to make Thales a genuinely equitable employer, for everyone.

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Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Fri, 19 Jul 2024 01:08:09 GMT

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