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Senior Procurement Officer

Salary: AU$85000 - AU$105000 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP

Acacia Ridge QLD

Your Employer

Our client boasts an outstanding culture, they are also an industry-leading rural supply, logistics and integrated transport business, listed on the ASX. With an extensive east coast network of 34 stores and depots, they pride themselves on providing end-to-end services to the food processing, food services, fresh produce, and rural and horticultural industries through a customer-centric approach.

Our client is forecasting considerable growth over the next few years and thus needs a Procurement Manager with strong technical knowledge in leading their supply chain & procurement team.

Your Next Role

As the Senior Procurement Officer, you will be assisting in the end-to-end procurement process for three main categories provided across Australia by our client - packaging, fertilizer & nutrition, and crop protection products.

Located in the Brisbane Office, in Acacia Ridge, this role will see you assisting in driving supplier development, optimizing long-term business performance, and enabling the business to achieve its growth potential.

Directly reporting to the Procurement Manager, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to -

  • Liaise with suppliers, manufacturers, and customers to ensure they meet liability appetite, warranty requirements, rebates, payment terms and advertising promotions
  • Review and manage tenders including design, documentation, negotiation, and evaluation
  • Identify expansion opportunities and gather supplier capabilities across states and categories
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders to ensure key business objectives from procurement perspectives are met
  • Assist in the implementation of procurement processing guidelines, process maps and general procedural or training materials

This opportunity will see you be mentored by the current Procurement Manager, with the goal of taking over the position within 12 months.

About You

With a strong focus on industry innovation, you will be a self-starter in building relationships with key stakeholders and negotiating trade agreements.

Further to your interpersonal skills, you will have a proven working experience within a high-performing procurement team, particularly in the rural supply industry.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have -

  • Similar experience in procurement or logistics within rural supply industries
  • Relevant qualifications in rural management or agriculture (desirable, not essential)
  • Experience in managing/negotiating contracts, terms, and conditions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Dynamics / Dynamics 365

Choose Agri Talent

Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for Australian and NZ agribusiness. We combine a proven, process-driven approach with the most extensive digital network in agriculture to find your permanent people.

For more information, please contact Sai Yan, 0427 715 619 or Nick Marchant on 0476 884 936