Procurement Specialist - Supplier Relationship Management


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Procurement Specialist – Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

  • Great team culture
  • Hybrid working flexibility within a stable organsiation
  • Remuneration commences at a base salary of $114,258.65 (EA Rate)

V/Line is experiencing significant growth. We’re delivering more services, more trains, cheaper fares, and major projects. With more than 3,700 weekly train and coach services, an expansive freight network and huge rail investment, millions of Victorians depend on us to deliver. You could be one of our 2,500 committed team members who are up to the challenge.

About the role

Sitting in the SRM team, within the broader Procurement function, we have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Specialist to support V/Line’s operational contracts. This includes assisting with accommodation, cleaning, coach and catering suppliers. You will also enjoy aiding SRM activities including:

  • Supporting the Contract Managers with managing supplier partnerships
  • Assisting with Contract variations and monitoring contract spend
  • Performing contract health checks
  • Engaging internal and external stakeholders, including liaising with the Sourcing and Operations team
  • Responding to supplier non-conformance
  • Creating and presenting board papers to committees

Remuneration for this position will commence at a base salary of $114,258.10 (SNR OFF D01) in line with the V/Line Rail Operations and Administrative Employees Agreement 2019.

About you

You are a capable communicator who has demonstrated experience managing and negotiating with internal and external stakeholders. You are easily able prioritise to handle competing deadlines.

Our ideal candidate will also possess the following:

  • Proven procurement industry experience coupled with strategic thinking and strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to identify value, facilitate and lead joint value chain planning as a collaborative activity
  • Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGBP) experience (highly desirable)
  • Previous experience working within a transport industry (desirable)

Importantly, you share alignment to V/Line’s values of responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership and human rights

What we can offer

In addition to free myki travel, we offer:

  • Community impact – Make a genuine difference. Work in a role that connects Victorians, every day.
  • Huge potential – We’re transforming, and you can to. Be a change maker, recognised for your contribution and creativity.
  • Dynamic environment – V/Line operates in a constantly changing space. Join a fast-paced and exciting organisation.
  • Collaborative team – You’ll be part of the broader Corporate Services team. Surround yourself with talented, passionate peers.
  • Flexible working – We support flexible working. Work in a way that supports you to thrive in your role.

Essential information

The selection process may include assessments, a behavioural event interview, probity (police check), reference checks, and a medical.

To work at V/Line, you must have an Employee Working with Children (WWC) check (or the ability to obtain a WWC check prior to commencing employment).

Apply now

For more information about this role, please contact Kim Tan, Acting Talent Acquisition Advisor,

Click ‘Apply’ to go to our Careers page and submit your application.

Please include an up-to-date resume along with a brief cover letter telling us why you’re the best person for this great opportunity.

Applications close: Sunday 1st October at 5pm

V/Line is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we welcome applicants from any background. We value diversity and are continuously working towards creating a flexible and inclusive environment that is representative of the Victorian community.

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