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Accounting & Administration

Category Specialist
Fixed Term

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Job Overview

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) is the world’s third-largest gold producer with operations on four continents. This globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. In Australia, the company operates the Sunrise Dam (100%) and Tropicana (AGA 70% and manager, Regis Resources 30%) gold mines, which jointly account for approximately 18% of AGA’s annual production. AGA is a values-driven company and offers a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish. 

We are now seeking an experienced Category Specialist to join our Legal, Commercial and Supply Chain team in Perth.  

Reporting to the Manager: Services Contracts, this permanent role is accountable for undertaking the end-to-end management of sourcing activities related to a wide portfolio of areas and working within a dynamic environment. The role provides an important link between the internal contract owners and other areas within the supply chain group.  

The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and implement category strategies and plans applying informed, efficient and cost-effective practices to deliver the best value;
  • Timely and effective provision of services to the business including contract administration, tender management including preparation, evaluation and negotiation; contract and scope of work drafting;
  • The whole of life contract management and active supplier relationship management for contracts within the assigned contract portfolio, and in consultation with key internal stakeholders. Ensuring contracts comply with contract standards, legislation and AngloGold Ashanti Australia policies;
  • Monitor, record and prepare regular reporting on contract performance to assess and track suppliers’ capabilities and performance. 

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Commercial acumen including an understanding of contractual agreements and the ability to undertake commercial negotiations, with a proven track record of delivering favourable outcomes;
  • Exceptional contract drafting skills;
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills and the ability to deliver effectively and to tight deadlines;
  • Customer service focus with a proven ability to work in teams and willingness to step in and help any team member when needed;
  • Experience in end-to-end procurement and contract processes including strategic sourcing, tendering, supply chain, and contract management; preferably within the mining or resources sector;
  • SAP skills are essential;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and Teams;
  • Relevant tertiary education is preferred but not essential;
  • Permanent working rights in Australia (mandatory).

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti’s values and its commitment to safety and the environment. 

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.  

As well as offering a competitive remuneration package, we have a newly introduced performance bonus scheme, we offer challenging work and career development prospects and offer all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) fully paid for private health cover, free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships, paid parental leave. 

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective. 

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia. 

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