Category Lead

Crown Resorts

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Category Lead – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

At Crown, our overall success is achieved through a combined team effort, therefore we strive to provide opportunities for our employees to learn, grow and thrive in a positive and supportive work environment which embraces diversity and inclusiveness. Crown is “a world of entertainment” and we strive to make the ordinary extraordinary through our purpose: Together, we create exceptional experiences with respect and care for our communities.

To drive our company culture, we are aligned with core values; We Care, We Work Together, We Act with Integrity and We Strive for Excellence. These core values underpin our professional behaviours and expected standards in the workplace. It is expected that employees always demonstrate company core values and consistently create an environment where behaviours demonstrate each value with respective colleagues and customers.

The Category Lead for Facility Services is responsible for overseeing the Facilities Management and minor CapEx Spend across the Crown Melbourne Complex. Reporting to the Group Category Manager – Facility Services, you will drive execution of strategic commodity plans with a high focus on strategic sourcing, integrating supply strategies with internal client’s business requirements and long-term strategies.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Drive strategic sourcing events with the key focus on optimizing cost, quality, delivery & technology standards
  • Oversee the day-to-day sourcing of new services and special sourcing
  • Liaise with business units to gain understanding of product and service offering needs
  • Provide leadership and innovation from a sourcing perspective
  • Review supplier offerings for innovative products to reduce costs
  • Adhere to supplier risk management
  • Partner with stakeholders, and the SRM Leads, to drive KPI performance reviews and continuous improvement with key suppliers
  • Maintain relationships with strategic suppliers
  • Build and maintain productive internal and external relationships
  • Review and validate the market updates to internal customers on status of products
  • Support Purchasing in delivery of consistent service, policy and process
  • Prepare monthly status reports on work undertaken and planned

Key Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in a Business/ Commerce/Quantity Surveying/Facility Management discipline highly regarded
  • Experience in Contract Preparation and Sourcing & Tendering within an Organisation with property, facility management and/or construction projects of at least 3 years
  • A track record in identifying and delivering sustained cost reduction opportunities

What we offer you:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Complimentary meals at work and other great benefits
  • Easy access to public transport and discounted parking

We offer you the opportunity to work within a large and talented team within a vibrant brand. If you want to be part of the experience that only Crown can offer, and have the required skills and qualifications, then please submit your resume by logging into Crown Careers.

Applications close: 6th February 2023

As part of Crown’s inclusive culture, we strongly encourage applications across all cultural backgrounds, genders and abilities.

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