Supplier Pricing Specialist

World Class organisations are driven by a sense of purpose... Our purpose is to create a brilliant connected future for everyone! Our ambition is to enrich lives and power commerce. It's why we're constantly finding better ways to serve our customers and why we're building new ways to support our clients doing business. To support such a vision, we are currently seeking to recruit an exceptional Supplier Pricing Specialist who will proactively work with the Solution Lead, the Service Solution Architect, Account team, Bid Manager and Procurement in the development and sale of operationally and commercially viable solutions, tailored to the specific needs of our corporate customers, through obtaining quotations from vendors per Statements of Work.

As the Supplier Pricing Specialist you will be reporting to Lisa Smith – Team Leader Supplier Pricing.

This is full time position and we are flexible with the location of the role, hence looking for someone to start in either in our Melbourne or Sydney office.

A little bit about the role

The Supplier Pricing Specialist’s role will require you to liaise with our contracted suppliers to source pricing for bespoke solution requirements for our customers.  The sourcing of the quote will be as a result of direct contact between the Supplier Pricing Specialist and the external supplier, by using a defined Scope of Work (SoW) document.

This role will provide direct input into pricing models, and recommendations that support the deliverable to the customer, along with the development of effective strategic, tactical or operational plans and programs.

Do you thrive working in a fast paced environment where you are able to work across teams in a collaborative manner and play a significant contribution to Telstra’s strategy and business? 

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In order to hit the ground running we are looking for individuals who can confidently demonstrate the following

  • Experience in effectively sourcing, engaging and recommending 3rd party suppliers to account teams to enable efficient delivery of solutions, including:
    • Understanding the 3rd party Scope of Work
    • Ensuring 3rd party deliverables meet Telstra’s customer flow downs
    • Exploring alternative suppliers to ensure competitiveness
    • Attending regular bid meetings, solution briefings and other associated meetings
    • Implementing improvements
  • Provide SME advice on Contractual & Commercial issues ensuring that vendor quotes match requirements and deliver at the minimum necessary cost and with the least practicable risk.
  • Ensure that you are timely and efficient in proceeding through the initial process.
    • Accepting the opportunity.
    • Engaging the appropriate internal stakeholders / third parties as required.
    • Host / facilitate meetings between Telstra personnel and external suppliers.

What are the next steps?

It's no secret that we expect a lot from you.  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. Come and connect with what you love and apply now!

Benefits and Career Path:

A career at Telstra can lead down many paths. There is a variety of roles to suit all sorts of skills, but you will also have the chance to learn from the best people every day. Not only will you be rewarded with a competitive salary package, but there are a range of lifestyle products and services that you can access through our “my rewards” program, options to purchase additional leave, paid parental leave and the list goes on. And in case you haven't heard we're well known in the market for our best in class flexible working practices!

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