Head of Procurement, Oceania

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Global Business Services 25402 12. March, 2020

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) the logistics provider of the world with over 520,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories. We are an organization that is not just moving goods around, we have a very clear purpose, we are: Connecting People. Improving Lives.We provide challenges and opportunities for personal and professional development, we recognize the difference you bring to our business and together we share the pride of building one of the largest world leaders in logistics and supply chain.

In our Procurement – Sourcing department we are specialize in strategic sourcing of goods, services and transportation capacities in order to reduce costs and ensure quality. Would you like to contribute on this? Are you keen to manage a drive sourcing team and overlook all categories with in a country?

If this is something what interest you, read on:

Your tasks will be:

  • Overlooking the scope and focusing on regional Categories (Transportation, Production Equipment, IT&T, Ground Fleet, Facility Management, Network Supplies and Services) within Oceania.

  • Prepare & lead strategic supplier negotiation with regional suppliers

  • Prepare, conduct and lead tenders (incl. E-sourcing)

  • Ensure effective implementation of Procurement contracts

  • Ensure strong working relationship & cooperation with regional divisional colleagues, strategic suppliers and external partnerships locally

  • Conduct local & regional supplier management and identify new best in class regional suppliers

  • Manage local budgets and contribute to regional targets

  • Manage and develop team of four direct reports and working with indirect reports across multiple locations on projects.

Your profile should look like:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in procurement 5+ years in management role

  • Proven experience in leading negotiations of mid/large volume, high impact and with different degrees of complexity

  • Experiences in leading diverse and remote teams

  • Experiences with mid-sized project management

  • Category experience in (Transportation, Production Equipment, IT&T, Ground Fleet, Facility Management, Network Supplies and Services)

  • Relevant university degree and/or equivalent experience

  • Excellent communication in English language, both written and spoken

  • Must hold a valid visa that allows you to work in Australia

We offer:

  • Amazing chance to be part of a international company with a leading position on the market

  • Outstanding opportunity, responsibility as well as a fantastic working environment

  • competitive salary and world class benefits

If this is something you would like to do, don’t hesitate and start your application.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Express (Australia) Pty Ltd.

  • Travel Required

    less 20%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Shift Requirement



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