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Category Manager

  • Alfred Health Full Time - Permanent
  • Closed 4 days ago
    Published on 23 May 2019

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  • Job no: 20834
  • Categories: Administration, Administration & Office Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Category Manager - Direct ( Medical) 
  • Full Time- Ongoing
  • Based at The Alfred

The Department

The Procurement & Supply Department is the principal procurement, warehousing and distribution centre for Alfred Health. Procurement supports the Health Service in the pursuit of its strategic goals by providing an effective and efficient service.

The Role

A great opportunity has arisen for a Category Manager to provide centralised procurement expertise to Alfred Health, including cost-effective sourcing, category strategy and management and operational procurement activities.

You will be responsible for supporting the development of category planning strategies and delivering procurement sourcing projects and contracts within the medical materials & services that minimize risk and achieve the best value in meeting Alfred Health’s business objectives. You will be responsible for actively and strategically managing a significant portfolio of annual spend across supply and service providers within medical materials & services. You will be negotiating and managing key supplier relationships; reviewing and implementing procurement policies and processes for your category; analysing and providing reports on spend, developing performance measures for supplier relationships, including development of commercial contracts and SLA’s with new suppliers; managing tendering activities and supplier selection; in-depth contracts negotiation; advising and measuring the commercial viability of contracts and reviewing as necessary over contract lifecycle.


To be considered for this role you will have a sound procurement experience across a range of materials and services and advantageous if you have procurement experience within medical materials & services. A proven background in strategic procurement is required, as a well as a demonstrated strategic and hands-on approach to category management to achieve significant and ongoing commercial benefits. 

Benefits include a competitive salary with salary packaging options, accrued day off per month, onsite day child care centre and gym.

Please call Adeel Ahmed on 9076 2696 with any queries about the role.

Closing date Friday 14th June 2019, 11PM

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 4 days ago - 14 Jun 2019
  • Published on 23 May 2019, 2:41 AM