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Senior Procurement Category Manager, Professional and Financial Services, Corporate Operations Group

Sydney

You will work collaboratively across all areas of Macquarie Group, project manage the sourcing of new services, manage existing vendor relationships and help drive the evolution and execution of the team’s strategy.

The professional services category spans consulting (tech and non-tech), legal, tax, audit and insurances. Financial services includes suppliers of banking products and services and business process outsourcing.

You will report to the Global Category Lead and be responsible for:

  • working collaboratively across all Macquarie business units globally to develop relationships with senior staff, gain an understanding of business requirements and support the delivery of their objectives;
  • advising stakeholders and developing and running RFPs and negotiation strategies, taking a pragmatic approach to sourcing;
  • commercial contract reviews to maximise value for Macquarie while managing risk exposure; and
  • the delivery of the category’s strategy and other Group Procurement transformation initiatives aimed at delivering service excellence to the business and increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Sourcing team.

We would expect you to have strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop relationships and influence stakeholders, coupled with demonstrated commercial acumen with an appreciation of value drivers for suppliers and clients. You will have solid knowledge of procurement practices, particularly related to services, and an ability to apply them in a pragmatic and bespoke manner. You will also have the ability to derive insights from data, present with impact and communicate concisely.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: COG-963342
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Procurement
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Business Services
Recruiter: Tatiana Stepanova
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