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Junior Sourcing Officer

Advertiser: Veolia Australia & New Zealand3.3 out of 53.3 overall rating (214 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Purchasing, Procurement & Inventory
Veolia Australia and New Zealand has an exciting entry-level opportunity for a Junior Sourcing Officer to join our team. You will be able to gain experience and develop your skillset  as you support our National Office Procurement team with the facilitation of sustainable and commercial supply strategies around the procurement of capital products, goods and services to Veolia’s national operations. 

You’re driven, eager to learn and have a solution-oriented mindset. You pride yourself on your attention to detail and have a methodical approach to your work, while also not being afraid to get creative or think outside of the box. 

This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative and supportive team that prides themselves on their ability to deliver value to the business. As you work under the guidance of the Strategic Sourcing Manager you will gain experience across a wide range of sourcing activities, support with upcoming projects and also assist the team in reducing the overall cost of doing business, increasing governance measures and helping to promote Veolia as a Customer of Choice. 

What you’ll need to be successful: 

  • 2+ years in a commercial / customer service environment;
  • Tertiary education (business, engineering, accounting, logistics);
  • Logical with a strong desire for process guidelines and structure;
  • High level of resilience;
  • Strong sense of urgency and comfortable in promoting change;
  • Passion / interest in business + commercial concepts including contracting and contract law;
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal; and
  • Strong desire to learn and do what it takes to achieve outcomes.

About us: 
Veolia operates in more than 40 countries and is the global leader in optimised resource management designing and providing water, waste and energy management solutions that contributes to the sustainable development of communities and industries.
Growth, innovation, safety and sustainability are our highest priorities, which is reflected in our company culture. At our National Office, our 260 incredible employees thrive off our  Green, community spirit, participating in team events, sustainable initiatives, office morning teas, monthly drinks, a social club, paid volunteer days and enjoy our fully stocked kitchens with fresh fruit, snacks, carbonated drinks/water and coffee machines.
Our ANZ awards include:
Winner 2017 Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award - Waste Management Services
Winner 2016 Australian Business Award for Community Contribution
Winner 2016 Australian Business Award for Sustainability
Winner 2014 Australian Business Award for Innovation
At Veolia we value diversity, equality and inclusion, we are committed to providing working environments where everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect. We welcome and encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have purchasing experience?

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