Strategic Sourcing Lead


We have an immediate requirement for a Strategic Sourcing Lead to join our innovative DesignMake business unit, part of the wider Lendlease business based in our head office in Barangaroo.

Lendlease is one of the world’s leading property and infrastructure groups. Our vision is to create the best places not just for our clients and communities, but especially for our employees.

Our DesignMake business is an established in-house team of experts providing engineered and manufactured solutions for our internal pipeline. Utilising engineered timber and a DfMA approach (Design for Manufacture and Assembly) we will deliver safety, sustainability and commercial benefits over conventional delivery methods. We believe a diverse team produces the best results, and is key to driving innovation in our business.

The Strategic Sourcing Lead is responsible for executing multiple sourcing strategies for both short and medium-term priorities from concept through to implementation to ensure a smooth transition to the DesignMake delivery team. Relationship management is critical to foster and develop successful partnerships with key suppliers that are sustainable for both DesignMake and its partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of strategic sourcing approach to business-agreed categories
  • Complete analytics required to identify and implement opportunities
  • Develop implementation approach of deals across the different categories
  • Communicate and gain buy in to the sourcing
  • Establish robust financial and performance reporting approach of the strategies
  • Support transition from a construction based supply chain to a manufacturing supply chain
  • Develop strategic supply relationships for DesignMake’s future product suite
  • Work to continuously improve strategic procurement across Lendlease and share knowledge

To be considered for the role, we are looking for a driven procurement professional who has had experience in sourcing, negotiating, and contracting with suppliers to achieve successful results. Knowledge of the construction or manufacturing industries is highly desirable.

Lendlease is a diverse, flexible and inclusive employer of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success.

No matter where your office is, you will be a part of a company that values you. At Lendlease, we invest in you professionally and personally so that you perform to your full potential to leave behind positive legacies in years to come. Apply online today.

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