Procurement Category Manager

Department:  Procurement - ANZ

North Strathfield, AU, 2137

Job Function:  Finance - ANZ
Employment Type:  Full time

At The Arnott’s Group, you’ll work with a diverse team who align with our values and are passionate and empowered to perform at pace and achieve big things.  Alongside genuine people, you’ll enable the local production of quality products including Tim Tams, Campbells Soup, Shapes, V8 juice, Vita-Weat, Scotch Fingers and many, many more…. which you also get to enjoy.

The Arnott's Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose, to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers is only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer - because it's right for our consumers, our business, and our people.

We are proud of our legacy, but we aren't stopping here! Collaborators, innovators, and agile thinkers with a curious mind thrive here. Be part of a future which is full of delicious moments created locally, by you!


The Opportunity

We are seeking a dedicated professional to join our Procurement Team, taking on a key role responsible for managing a substantial portion of our operations. As the leader of our Indirect Spend across both the Arnott’s and Campbell’s portfolios, you will be at the forefront of our procurement strategy. Acting as the linchpin between our suppliers and business partners, you will drive significant business results by enhancing value, fostering innovation, and building a resilient and sustainable supply chain.


Reporting directly to the Group Procurement Manager, this 12-month contract offers a dynamic opportunity to influence the future of procurement within our organization. Join us in shaping a brighter future and making a meaningful impact.


The Accountabilities

  • Develop and implement category strategy of $32m spend for assigned categories aligned with overall business
  • Manage supplier relationships and performance to ensure supplier performance to meet business objectives
  • Optimise total cost of ownership while maintaining quality and service
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align procurement strategies
  • Provide timely reporting and analysis on procurement metrics and activities


The Ingredients for Success

Just like you can’t make a Tim Tam without chocolate, there are a few essential ingredients we need for this role:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in procurement, with a focus on IT, Marketing, and P&C categories
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate experience in building a Category/Sourcing strategy to challenge status quo
  • Good planning skills and efficient time management to execute end-to-end tender process, negotiation process, and implementation of the result
  • Good stakeholder management and positive influencer of teams with strong communication skill to manage contracts


Culture and Perks

We stand for high performance with integrity and find moments of pride and celebrate the wins gained from our collective effort. These are part of our culture and the cornerstones of The Arnott’s Way. When you join our team, you can expect to experience a real sense of belonging, be empowered with accountability, be recognised for your contribution, collaborate with great people and enjoy the following perks: 

  • Prioritise your physical, mental and financial wellbeing with discounted Health Insurance, home loans, gym memberships and access to our employee assistance program.
  • Free parking for all employees, easily accessible to the office by public transport, onsite showers and secure bike parking.
  • From the sustainability strategy to our Inclusion & Belonging work, there are ways to make a difference to people and the planet.


To Apply

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please follow the link and apply.

We value diversity in our workforce. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please inform our team so that we can work together to support your needs  throughout the recruitment process.

*We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies*