Procurement Coordinator
18th March, 2024

 

Plays a pivotal role in advancing commitment to diversity & inclusion in our non-trade or Goods Not For Resale (GNFR) Suppliers. This position will require developing a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion in relation to procurement principles, tools and bidding & on-boarding processes. A strong service & support focus is necessary to ensure that our procurement & buying teams are connected with the right resources & tools but more importantly our diverse supplier groups (priority on First Nations) receive direct assistance in meeting Woolworths requirements in documentation & process development.

 

Business Engagement:
Cultivate and manage strong relationships to influence key stakeholders, Procurement team (& other Commercial Buying teams), Sustainability teams, Suppliers and 3rd Party Support partners eg Supply Nation, Kinaway to ensure alignment and success of diversity & inclusion initiatives.
 
Effectively communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to comply with established processes and requirements.
 
Assist in supporting Diversity & Inclusion supplier spend strategy by increasing awareness, leading engagement and championing best-practice
 
Contribute to category-based solutions by identifying potential First Nations suppliers and serving as a trusted liaison between parties
 
Help capture data & information for reporting and escalation purposes
 
Tasks & Services:
Become a subject matter expert on Woolworths bidding & on-boarding processes to be able to provide direct, hands-on coaching and support services to diverse suppliers to develop processes & documentation that meet  complex requirements
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Support communications strategy to engage, inform & educate employees across all levels on diversity & inclusion initiatives, targets and emerging trends.
 
Disseminate information and prioritise feedback from key stakeholders, Procurement team (& other Commercial Buying teams), Sustainability teams, Supplier Partners and 3rd Party Support partners.
 
Generate ideas for Diversity & Inclusion knowledge training within the procurement team
 
Stay up-to-date on supplier policies, processes & requirements & recommend opportunities for improvement/simplification
 
Relevant qualifications in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or a related field is preferred
 

● Experience in process compliance and development, engagement with suppliers, particularly First Nations would be highly regarded.
 

● Demonstrated skills in partnering, stakeholder management, team collaboration, and communication.
 

● Knowledge of Google Suite
 

● Experience demonstrating strong stakeholder engagement and partnering skills at all levels
 
First Nations peoples are encouraged  to apply.

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