category lead - large health firm in Sydney

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job details

sydney, new south wales
industrial & manufacturing
job type
working hours
au$ 700 - au$ 800 per day
reference number
stevan adzic, randstad
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job description

Randstad Procurement are engaged to recruit an experienced Category Lead specialist to lead the design and implementation of the category plans for assigned spend categories, specifically involving;

  1. Workplace rehab
  2. Medical/legal
  3. Radiology

The organisation strives to ensure that the service providers operate in a manner consistent with the provider management framework and strategy,

Primary duties of the role:

  • Design and implement the annual plan for the assigned spend categories, including initial selection/contracting for new categories.
  • Provide relationship management in line with an engagement plan.
  • Establish appropriate value and quality performance measures (SLA’s, KPI’s) for assigned categories, ensuring proper communication and monitoring of providers.
  • Organise/conduct quarterly performance reviews for allocated categories, including gathering relevant performance data from relevant sources
  • Engage providers on improvements plans to ensure high quality services is provided to customer and monitor industry developments which may impact workers insurance, this could mean engaging industry groups.
  • Operate Category Governance Committee meetings as appropriate, for the assigned spend categories.
  • Drive relevant value adds from the provider to support customer service enhancement.
  • Coordinate/collaborate with provider operations to ensure operational delivery in line with contract, service model and compliance requirements to support functional


  • Generous $$$$ per day rate + Super
  • Central CBD Location
  • Great dynamic culture

Candidate criteria:

  • Applicants must have proven experience with managing several categories, specifically Workplace rehab (Return to work, Loss prevention & Pricing),
  • legal and HR procurement activities are a bonus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as demonstrated experience with negotiations and supplier engagement
  • Degree or CIPS qualification
  • Applicants must have full Australian Working Rights

How to apply:

If you are interested in the role, please press APPLY or please email Stevan Adzic at

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.




Degree qualified

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree