Procurement Analyst Buy Local

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Buy Local Analyst

Catalyse connections between Rio Tinto and local business ecosystems

Ability to quickly build, sustain and grow positive relationships with local businesses and procurement professional

Opportunity to be an integral part of the sustainable procurement team in a rapidly developing and strategically critical field

We are looking for a Buy Local Analyst to join the Procurement team in Perth to support processes, tools and collaborative workplace environments that will encourage greater awareness and participation from local and Indigenous businesses on the West Coast of Australia. This role will be to primarily support the collaboration of our Buy Local strategy offering to those teams.

Rio Tinto Procurement provides supply chain services that deliver value to the Rio Tinto Group through the strategic sourcing and buying of goods and services for all operations and businesses. Playing a fundamental role, value will be achieved through appreciating all leverages of value including social outcomes, sustainable development goals and cost savings.

About the role

This role is a great opportunity for someone who has strong change management and stakeholder engagement skills with interest of Indigenous and local engagement processes and ecosystems. Reporting to the Senior Specialist Buy Local, you will:

Possess passion for sustainable procurement practices and support the procurement teams in tender evaluation processes that include these elements

Be involved with administrative work to deliver outcomes on market engagements

Support the procurement teams with supplier triage, supporting early identification of issues and avenues where Rio Tinto can support

Regularly and positively engage with Indigenous and local businesses

Drive greater participation in sourcing opportunities and support building capabilities within local businesses

About you

A passion for sustainability, environmental, social, and governance within a business context will be vital

Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills

An established knowledge in procurement/category management will be well considered

Bachelor level tertiary qualification

Where you’lll be working

Rio Tinto Procurement (RTP) provides supply chain services that deliver value to the Rio Tinto Group through end to end Category Management (strategy, strategic sourcing, and buying of goods and services and strategic customer, supplier and market management). Playing a fundamental role, value is achieved through uniformed processes, e-technology, increased corporate social responsibility and measurable saving for the Group.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

This position closes September 6th however we reserve the right to close the advert sooner.

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