Procurement Manager

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.

We are now recruiting for a Procurement Manager to join our Supply Chain and Operations team.  In this role, you will manage and coordinate procurement to achieve value delivery targets from souring for each part of the business.  You will develop sound contract management practices and implement in an auditable fashion to ensure procurement processes correspond to the control policies in place and procurement activities are aligned to the business objectives.

You will be based in our Adelaide offices, with flexibility to work from home.

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

•    Accountable for implementation of effective procurement practices within the Australian operations, with the objective of meeting business requirements for assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation and regulatory compliance.
•    Responsibility for the procurement of goods/services, developing strategy, negotiate and implementing supply agreements in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
•    Improve systems and processes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness of service for Accolade Wines and its customers.
•    Prepare, with support of the Legal Team, contracts, tenders and service level agreements (SLA’s).
•    Monitor performance of suppliers and conduct supplier management reviews as appropriate. 
•    Support and coordinate procurement with other regions.
•    Fulfil aligned global contracts where applicable. 

What you'll bring:

•    3+ years’ experience in a senior procurement position.
•    Demonstrated experience gained within FMCG, procurement and supply chain. 
•    Demonstrable experience as an advocate of change.
•    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.
•    CIPS qualified or working towards (highly desirable).
•    Drivers licence.

What you can expect:

An annual wine allowance, on top of your salary!

You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus, a whole host of career opportunities across the world. And wine. Oh, also – wine.

Want to see our fabulous bottling site in the UK, and find out more about our products? Watch us in action here: