Procurement Specialist

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
The Role
Covetrus is a global animal health organization providing a range of integrated products and services which drive improved clinical and financial outcomes for vets and pet owners. We have a long history of innovation, continuous improvement, and excellence in customer service to our vets and veterinary practice clients.
We are currently recruiting for the newly created role of Procurement Specialist to join our ANZ Procurement and Supply team on a full time, permanent basis in Erskine Park. Working closely with our Category Managers and wider procurement team, you will play a critical support role in contract negotiations and management, the annual business planning process, product ranging and pricing, and category optimisation planning. You will also be responsible for category management SOX compliance as well as sales and customer service query support.
You will be responsible for:
  • Category management support by responding to internal queries on supply, price, ranging variations etc. as well as following up with external vendors as required.
  • Supporting Category Managers with reporting requirements using tools including Power BI and Phocas.
  • Maintaining up to date lists of product substitutes and alternatives and coordinating with the purchasing team on short and long terms supply issues.
  • Assisting with the creation of category plans, annual business plans, and revenue tracking.
  • Assisting with evaluating and negotiating vendor contracts as required.
  • Providing support to Product Master Data team by managing the interface and data provision from supply partners.
  • Review vendor and product EOQ’s / MOQ’s.
  • SOX compliance reporting.
About You
Our ideal candidate will bring:
  • Demonstrated two years in a procurement support role (potentially as a Procurement Analyst, Sales Support Analyst, Category Analyst etc.).
  • Relevant industry experience within a wholesale, animal health, FMCG, pharmaceutical, or retail environment.
  • Strong financial acumen and emotional intelligence to identify and deliver opportunities for improved commercial return.
  • Well developed attention to detail combined with advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders with a customer-centric focus.
Why Join Us?
At Covetrus, we’re proud of our family friendly culture and respectful workplace. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from like-minded persons from all walks of life. Covetrus team members are eligible to access a suite of fantastic benefits, to help them look after themselves, their family and their beloved pets. These include –
  • Generous discounts on our range of animal health food & enrichment products.
  • Access to Perkbox/Boost apps for discounts on everyday shopping & amazing health & wellbeing resources.
  • Additional leave benefits – annual birthday leave, paid parental leave, & the option to purchase additional leave.
  • Flexible hybrid Work From Home options & dog-friendly offices (select roles and locations).
  • Free 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Reward & recognition through our quarterly Values Awards and our Service Anniversary Awards.
  • Professional development through our Leadership Development & Emerging Leadership courses.
  • Access to annual flu vaccinations.
  • Annual volunteer days.
Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Australia


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Covetrus® is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive better financial and clinical outcomes. We’re bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine. Covetrus is headquartered in Portland, Maine, with more than 5,500 employees, serving over 100,000 customers around the globe.
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