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Sourcing Officer - Enterprise Procurement

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us

Our Purpose is the same today as it was when we were founded 160 years ago, and every day, we work hard to bring our company purpose to life; feeding into the success of our customers and communities and not off it.

We live and breathe our core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Performance, Passion, Leadership and Engagement.

About the Department

The Enterprise Procurement team is a critical part of our Finance Division. The objectives of the team are to deliver value to our business stakeholders, source ‘best of breed’ solutions from capable suppliers and manage on-going strategic relationships and contracts. This is done in an open, transparent, and equitable manner in keeping with the Bank’s critical behaviours.

About the Role

The Sourcing Officer will support the Sourcing Team across diverse procurement categories to derive best-value third party supplier solutions and capability.

The Sourcing Officer will have well developed analytical, communications and stakeholder management skills to provide an objective and balanced perspective in the evaluation and selection of goods and services, along with negotiation skills to achieve contractual outcomes that preserve and protect the interests of the Bank.

Your role will be to support the business in sourcing, negotiating and partnering with suppliers for low risk and low-medium spend engagements across Procurement categories such as IT and Telco, Marketing, Professional Services, Banking Services and Property. Additionally, you will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of the Enterprise Procurement team including reporting, cost benefit analysis and process improvement.

Ideal entry role to join the team delivering a robust procurement service. This is a 12-month fixed term contract.

Experience, skills and capabilities

  • Tertiary Qualification in a relevant field (such as, but not limited to, Supply Chain, Finance, Legal or IT) highly advantageous
  • Experience in reviewing and summarising commercial contracts
  • Experience with developing metrics, projections, and financial models.
  • Ability to objectively qualify and quantify financial capability, compliance, billing, and value for money reviews.
  • Ability to identify cost saving opportunities from spends associated with products & services.
  • Ability to analyse, deconstruct and risk evaluate proposals and offerings

Due to high level of interest in this role it is highly recommended to prepare a cover letter for your application.

Download File Sourcing Officer Position Description.docx

What we Offer

A career with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank will see you become part of the team, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll get all the assistance you need to reach your full potential and achieve your objectives.

At Bendigo and Adelaide Bank we believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.

If you’re excited to be part of an organisation with strong values and a community focus - then this could be the role for you! Apply now.

It is a condition of employment with the Bank that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have a medical contraindication or acute illness which prevents you from receiving the vaccine and you provide satisfactory evidence of this to the Bank