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Procurement Manager



Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

About Us

Splend provides people from all walks of life the freedom to earn an income through flexible, all-inclusive car subscriptions. Our unique products offer rental or rent-to-buy options for rideshare and delivery drivers who work with platforms such as Uber, AmazonFlex and more. Essentially, we empower people to take charge of their own career and earning potential. But we don’t just hand over the keys and wave goodbye; Our turn-key solution takes the admin work out of the equation for drivers and uses data insights to keep them safe, freeing up their precious time for all the important things in life.

Our Positive Impact

We’re fast-tracking our transition into green mobility, reducing our carbon footprint by transitioning to electric and hybrid cars, making us an industry leader for this vitally important environmental change.

Here at Splend, we also believe that it’s our people who bring it all together and that an inclusive workplace is not only the right thing to do, but it is also a business imperative. By fostering a culture of inclusivity, we can attract and retain the best talent, create stronger relationships with our customers, and ultimately drive better business results.

About the Role

The Procurement Manager role, reporting to our Chief Commercial Officer will form an exciting opportunity for someone looking to step up into a Procurement Manager role or be a seasoned professional looking for a change. This role is essential to our continued growth plans with a heavy focus on ensuring our supplier relationships are maintained and contractual arrangements are managed.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Creating the framework and tender process from which to select and contract suppliers
  • Preparation and Management of Tender Processes
  • A focus on achieving Commercial Excellence whilst controlling costs.
  • Ensure balance when selecting suppliers between Splend’s requirements and those of our customers
  • Assist in developing Splend’s Hub (Operational Sites) Strategy
  • Assist in negotiating terms to acquire or lease Splend Hubs and managing lease expiry dates
  • Assist in developing and operationalising new Splend sites.
What You’ll Bring:
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in a similar position
  • Degree in Commerce (Business, Finance, Economics or Procurement) preferred.
  • Proven experience in managing supplier relationships
  • Proven experience in creating and managing contractual arrangements.
  • Experience in managing property leases and property development (desirable)
  • Experience within Fleet Management or rental car business (desirable)
  • You’ll be a team player with a high level of business acumen and analytical skills
  • Advanced level in Excel
  • Strong communication skills and confident in engaging with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to present data in a concise manner
  • Be comfortable in with an in office working environment
Our Benefits:
  • Generous performance-based annual bonus
  • Birthday day off on us
  • Opportunity to participate in the employee share program (equity)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Novated lease program (turn your dream of owning an EV into reality!)
  • Dedicated learning & development platform
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Monthly team events

At Splend, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to our success. We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is respected, valued, and supported. We embrace and celebrate differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, and ability, and we actively seek out diverse perspectives and experiences to drive our growth.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to join our team and help us build a more inclusive future. If you share our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we invite you to apply!