Category Manager Monash University Australia

Category Manager


Job No: 588961

Location: 211 Wellington Road, Mulgrave 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment


Remuneration: $98,155 - $108,345 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day

  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new

  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 


There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.


The Opportunity

Strategic Procurement is seeking an experienced or developing Category Manager to join their team and support the core businesses around the University. Reporting to the Senior Category Manager your main responsibility will be the management of the University’s strategic suppliers and contracts. This role will have a focus on the development of procurement category plans and strategies to optimise value for money. As the Category Manager you will be responsible for procurement market information for tender processes and negotiation of new contracts. This will include managing suppliers, analysing data and developing strong relationships. This role will have a focus on the ability to consult and influence with a variety of stakeholders internally and external of the University.


If you have existing procurement experience within this space that includes recruitment services, fleet, consulting, travel, furniture or office supplies management and completed postgraduate qualifications or progressing towards one, we would like to hear from you.


At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.


The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".



Mr Gary van der Staay, Senior Category Manager, +61 3 9902 0636.


Position Description

Download File Category Manager


Closing Date

Monday 1 April 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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