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Strategy and Sourcing Manager


Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future.

Not many people can say they are working on building Australia’s future. With us you’ll be doing just that, leaving a legacy for all Australians. Plus, there’s equal employment, great training, and true flexible working arrangements.

A fantastic opportunity at nbn, Australia’s largest infrastructure project, as the Strategy and Sourcing Manager, reporting to the Executive Manager Strategy and Sourcing for Field and Wireless Services, Procurement.

A bit about your role

As the Strategy and Sourcing Manager, you are to act as a conduit for nbn to secure externally sourced field services that provide sustainable value. This role will be sourcing for design, construct, activate and assurance, and managed services (Fixed Wireless and Satellite) scopes.

This role will see you drive competitive strategic sourcing initiatives, contract negotiation in collaboration with business stakeholders and support (legal, risk, HSE, security) including sourcing strategy, supplier selection, tender preparation, tender management, evaluation, and contract negotiation in collaboration with business stakeholders and support (legal, risk, HSE, security).

A bit about you

The successful candidate will have a strong customer focus, a demonstrated strength in category management, and a drive to deliver commercial and sustainable value. You will bring end-to-end strategic sourcing experience including tendering, negotiations, contract development, supplier performance management and supplier relationship management.

You have worked with a high degree of autonomy and intuition to track and record within account and relationship management within large complex organisations. Moreover, you are able to effectively communicate and present to senior leaders.

Life at nbn

Please note that this role will be a permanent position and applications for this role will close at midnight Sunday, 27th November.

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - empowering Australians to redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you’ll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected and have equal opportunity to thrive and succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI+ community and people living with disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application via

We actively focus on our people having a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees. With initiatives like Women’s Leadership Programs, a commitment to equal pay, flexibility and market leading parental leave, we truly are paving the way for true equality in the workplace.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn, health, safety and wellbeing will always be our highest priority and we are committed to protecting our employees, families, partner workforces, and the customers and communities we serve. nbn recognises that vaccinations against COVID-19 are critical and necessary for our future. As such certain workers are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a valid medical exemption is provided. For further information please refer to our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

Worker Type


Time Type

Full time