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Procurement Specialist

  • Queensland, QLD, Australia
  • ETS
  • Full time

At Flight Centre Travel Group our purpose is to 'open up the world for those who want to see'. Every day, we give people all around the world the opportunity to experience something really amazing – travel! 

As our Procurement Specialist you will provide end to end procurement services for IT requirements across the whole of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG). This role will include tasks such as negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts as well as conducting sourcing activities.  You'll Partner with key procurement and business partners to determine their business needs, and provide procurement statuses and insights to inform procurement decisions and assist in the development of innovative procurement and supply management strategies, policies and processes.

If you are an energetic, self-motivated and ‘outcomes driven’ individual and enjoy working in a dynamic environment, please apply!

 

Day to day:

 

  • Undertake business needs assessment, supply market analysis and commercial risk assessments to inform procurement planning and sourcing decisions
  • Provide sound advice to stakeholders on the formulation of contract clauses, as well as strategies to manage supplier performance and development, improve future contract outcomes and build the overall effectiveness of the procurement function
  • Develop, co-ordinate and lead sourcing activities to establish supply arrangements that meet business needs
  • Plan and lead contract negotiations and review of supply arrangements to deliver value for money procurement outcomes
  • Partner with staff from across the organisation providing high level advice and guidance to build expertise in procurement, provide governance and improve procurement practice and outcomes
  • Identify, manage and mitigate procurement risks to enable the organisation to meet its obligations and maximise business opportunity
  • Document procurement processes, decisions and contractual arrangements fully to provide an audit trail for probity and audit purposes

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • 5+ years’ experience in IT Procurement
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Aptitude for solving problems and thinking outside the box
  • CIPSA preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree - desirable
  • Travel industry experience - desirable

 

Lets skip to the good part..

 

  • Flexible work environment (Hybrid), work from home or our Global Head Office in Southbank, Brisbane
  • Travel discounts and deals bookable through our internal team of travel agents
  • Discounted financial services
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Chance to attend Global conferences (Bali 2023)
  • Paid Parental Leave  
  • Corporate Health Discounts -access exclusive discounts on health insurance plans for you and your family with our partner, BUPA.   
  • We proudly support and advocate responsible travel, positive diversity practices, empowered giving, and conservation of natural resources and sustainability - Yep, our hearts are big, mushy and green.  

 

Who we are:  

Proud to be part of the Flight Centre family - We do things a little differently around here. We do things the FCTG Way.  Our mission is to dominate the SME market, making the end-to-end travel experience faster, simpler and easier for our customers and to demonstrate ongoing value to decision makers, travellers and bookers.  

We have a unique culture and an irreverent DNA based on a proven mix of ideas, values, and ways of working that have helped shape our business over the past 40+ years.    

Across our brand, we take our business seriously but not ourselves. We take leaps of faith, have trust in our teams and work collaboratively and take ownership of our business to achieve our goals.    

Our spirit of egalitarianism, irreverence and ownership defines the way we behave.  These are the three shared values that we place above all others. They help us make informed decisions and solidify our company culture. That’s the FCTG Way.

We reward valuable contributions and efforts to our company, and work collaboratively to achieve our strategic priorities.

 

FCTG does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles from external agencies or suppliers via any method.  If any candidates are submitted in an unsolicited manner, we will consider this as a direct candidate application to FCTG and no fee will be payable

 

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