Category Specialist (BB-F08B8)
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Career Opportunities: Category Specialist (15407)
Requisition ID 15407 - Posted 02/09/2021 - Australia
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) is the world's third largest gold producer with operations on four continents. This globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. In Australia the company operates the Sunrise Dam (100%) and Tropicana (AGA 70% and manager, Independence Group NL 30%) gold mines, which jointly account for approximately 18% of AGA’s annual production. AGA is a values-driven company and offers a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.
We are now seeking an experienced Category Specialist to join our Legal, Commercial and Supply Chain team in Perth.
Reporting to the Manager: Services Contracts, this Permanent role is accountable for undertaking the end to end management of sourcing activities related to a wide portfolio of areas and working within a dynamic environment. It provides an important link between the internal category owners and other areas within the supply chain group.
The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:
Develop and implement category strategies applying informed, efficient and cost effective practices to deliver best value. Support the Manager: Services Contracts through the preparation of information and analysis for negotiation processes and with the preparation of related documentation. Whole of life contract management and active supplier relationship management, in consultation with key internal stakeholders. Ensuring contracts comply with contract standards, legislation and AngloGold Ashanti Australia policies. Collect and analyse quantitative and qualitative information to assess suppliers’ capabilities and performance. Develop market intelligence reports and undertake the preparation of category strategies to inform strategic sourcing decisions and negotiations. Undertake end to end contract administration, tender management, contract and scope of work drafting and maintenance of the contract management system and SAP data. Assist with contract system and process development and improvement.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional administration skills, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and Teams. Self-motivated with excellent time management skills and the ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Proven capacity to work in teams, with demonstrated willingness to step in and assist any team member when needed. Strong experience in end to end procurement and contract processes including strategic sourcing, tendering, supply chain, and contract management; preferably within the mining or resources sector. Commercial acumen including an understanding of contractual agreements and the ability to undertake commercial negotiations, with a proven track record of delivering favourable outcomes. SAP skills are essential. Relevant tertiary education preferred but not essential. Permanent working rights in Australia (mandatory)
To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti's values and its commitment to safety and the environment.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.
As well as offering a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and career development prospects we also offer all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships, paid parental leave.
We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective.
Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.
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