Social Procurement Lead


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Looking for a new career challenge? Alstom currently has a newly created opportunity to join the ANZ Indirect Procurement management team in delivering social procurement strategies across various projects in ANZ! This is a 12 month position with possibilities to explore other opportunities in the Procurement scope in the business.

This exciting opportunity is to be part of a key contributing role for newly awarded projects such as the Next Generation Trams project, Xtrapolis 2.0, Perth Metronet and others.

Based in Melbourne, the roles main purpose is to develop and deliver a social procurement strategy to develop local suppliers, SME's and others.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define and set up Alstom ANZ Social Procurement objectives, strategy, and road map for the next 1,3 & 5 years.
  • Define and set up a social procurement impacts tracker through the supply chain as a direct impact of ALSTOM business and reporting tool
  • Define and set up a business Social Procurement objectives tracker and reporting tool
  • Define and set up Social Procurement selection criteria for business awards and monitor social procurement impacts related to purchased goods & services from suppliers and supply chain activities
  • Set up benchmark studies and propose process improvements
  • Review of data collection methodologies and propose process improvements (if need be)
  • Set up annual reporting of Alstom’s performance against the commitments of this Social Procurement Plan for the NGT project.
  • Lead and manage the Alstom social procurement activities (Part A scope) until end of contract.
  • Train internal successor

Requirements for the position:

  • Tertiary qualification in business, engineering or procurement
  • Proven track record in complex procurement role
  • Knowledgeable of Social Procurement and soci-economic impacts and circular economy principle

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

There are different compliance requirements for different workgroups. You will be provided with relevant information, during the recruitment process.

We offer:

  • Group salary continuance insurance plan
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Personal & professional development paths
  • Bridging leave
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