Procurement Specialist


At Telstra, we believe the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, everyday

Our Procurement group is responsible for a coordinated approach to making sure we have everything we need to provide world-class customer service. The diversity of our operation means there’s huge variety in the work. From products and services to materials and utilities, you’ll be involved in making sure we balance value for money with the best quality.

As the Procurement Specialist, you will manage commercial relationships with vendors who have sourcing arrangements and agreements with Telstra.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage a portfolio of IT related supplier contracts supporting multiple Business Units
  • Supporting our stakeholders’ requirements in a timely and accurate manner in sourcing activities which will include negotiating and contracting with suppliers
  • Review and analysis of supplier performance, ensuring effectiveness of suppliers and  contract KPIs are achieved
  • Manage issues relating to Contract Deliverables including performance and accountability to product or service
  • Development and maintenance of relationships with the supplier portfolio and ongoing management of the commercial relationship with the vendor

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated procurement experience delivering proactive strategic sourcing solutions
  • Category management experience
  • Negotiating skills, in particular building and executing negotiation strategies dealing directly with suppliers
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to engage and influence stakeholders at different levels
  • Commercial acumen
  • Tertiary qualifications

A job at Telstra is like no other you've had. You'll be challenged, you’ll be inspired and you'll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you'll always be part of something bigger.

If you're excited about the opportunity to be part of a team, committed to delivering amazing experiences for our customers – this could be the role for you!

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex


At Telstra, we believe the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, everyday

Our Procurement group is responsible for a coordinated approach to making sure we have everything we need to provide world-class customer service. The diversity of our operation means there’s huge variety in the work. From products and services to materials and utilities, you’ll be involved in making sure we balance value for money with the best quality.

As the Procurement Specialist, you will manage commercial relationships with vendors who have sourcing arrangements and agreements with Telstra.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage a portfolio of IT related supplier contracts supporting multiple Business Units
  • Supporting our stakeholders’ requirements in a timely and accurate manner in sourcing activities which will include negotiating and contracting with suppliers
  • Review and analysis of supplier performance, ensuring effectiveness of suppliers and  contract KPIs are achieved
  • Manage issues relating to Contract Deliverables including performance and accountability to product or service
  • Development and maintenance of relationships with the supplier portfolio and ongoing management of the commercial relationship with the vendor

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated procurement experience delivering proactive strategic sourcing solutions
  • Category management experience
  • Negotiating skills, in particular building and executing negotiation strategies dealing directly with suppliers
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to engage and influence stakeholders at different levels
  • Commercial acumen
  • Tertiary qualifications

A job at Telstra is like no other you've had. You'll be challenged, you’ll be inspired and you'll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you'll always be part of something bigger.

If you're excited about the opportunity to be part of a team, committed to delivering amazing experiences for our customers – this could be the role for you!

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex

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