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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD, Various
Categories: Procurement

  • Be part of a supportive, diverse, dynamic and highly skilled team of outcome focused professionals.
  • Bring your Procurement sourcing expertise in corporate contracts to Aviation 
  • Full Time Permanent position - hyrbid working model 


The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and a desire to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.


The Role & The Team

You will provide a proactive, consistent and responsive approach to achieving value for money from third party spend and driving greater supplier performance. You will proactively support, manage, and undertake procurement activities, which are compliant with established policies and procedures that will support implementation of procurement initiatives that deliver value for money outcomes.

You will undertake early market engagement, manage procurement strategies ensuring successful negotiation and execution, and proactively identify and deliver on business improvement activities and opportunities.

You will foster a culture of continuous improvement within your immediate team and business partner network and proactively engage with internal stakeholders to deliver short, medium and long-term strategic objectives, contributing to the development and achievement of the Airservices’ strategy.

You will be part of a supportive, diverse, dynamic and highly skilled team of outcome focused professionals. We value our team members and are committed to further development through training and our procurement tools. Our team is passionate and positive about the services they provide and are committed to maintaining an inclusive workplace. 


Please see the link below to view the full Position Description: 

Download File Strategic Sourcing Specialist PD.pdf


The Person

You will be able to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills, particularly in leading cross function teams to achieve commercial outcomes with a specific focus on supplier performance to drive an effective service delivery phase within the sourcing lifecycle.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven experince working in a similar role within a complex, geographically and professionally diverse organisation
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrable ability in running cross-functional projects and teams.
  • The ability to influence, communicate and negotiate and demonstrated ability to influence senior stakeholders.
  • Able to demonstrate a passion for delivering commercially astute outcomes.
  • Excellent customer service skills, good verbal and written communication skills, with a motivated and enthusiastic attitude to problem solving.
  • Experience of procurement metrics to monitor and drive continuous improvement and value across the full procurement lifecycle.
  • Proven ability to interpret and apply organisational frameworks and policies.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data, assess expenditure trends and analyse lifecycle costs.


Should you require further information please contact Cortnie Taylor at


Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.


Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident as an Australian Government Baseline Security Clearance is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.


How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) 31 January 2023

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