category officer in Ipswich City

amanda lowe, randstad
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ipswich city, queensland
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Randstad is proud to be partnering with a government department to recruit for category/procurement officer. We are looking for a reliable, organised and experienced candidate available for an immediate start.

About the roles:

  • Support members of the team to track and report savings, procure-to-pay process improvement
  • Develop and implement effective sourcing and purchasing strategies
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Assist internal stakeholders with procurement and contracting processes
  • Provide category management, supply chaing and inventory management support to warehouses
  • Analyse and evaluate the market and provide advice to management team
  • Contributing to the development of knowledge and expertise of purchasing staff in the delivery of effective procurement practices.
  • Assist in development and implementation of contract management plans
  • Work with category lead to support the negotiation process and implementation of evaluations plans

About you:

  • MUST HAVE prior experience in procurement and purchasing
  • QLD Government Procurement Certification will be highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience in providing effective leadership and direction in relation to strategic procurement practices and issues
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, negotiation and consultation skills, in communicating with staff, management and executives
  • Demonstrated ability to consult and interact with external organisations
  • Must be open to undertaking security vetting if eligible for the role

If you are available and interested, please submit your CV via the ‘Apply Now’ button. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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.


purchasing, procurement, category specialist


A degree qualification or working toward a degree qualification in business, procurement or a related discipline is desired, but not essential.

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School