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  • 02/05/2024

Category Manager (Sydney, NSW, AU)

About the role

The Category Manager, HR and Professional Services engages with internal customers and leads sourcing activities for the supply of goods and services including Hardware, Software, Professional Services & Consultancy, Records Management, Research House, and HR Services.


Your responsibilities would include:

  • Evaluation, sourcing, contract management, continuous improvement and managing relationships with key suppliers to effectively leverage InfraBuild’s overall purchasing power
  • Ensure that negotiated agreements are implemented in full
  • Ensure that benefits identified at the start of the contractual agreement are realised over the life of the contract
  • Implementation of VMS and kicking it off in 6 weeks’ time
  • Build relationship with internal and external stakeholders over 3 manufacturing sites

About your experience

You are experienced in managing a complex organisational environment and are highly skilled in building strong internal and external relationships.


  • Bachelors degree in engineering or commerce is preferred
  • Background in manufacturing or engineering and construction is preferred
  • 3 to 5 years in end-to-end procurement experience of categories
  • Experience in vendor management
  • Hands-on experience in Simplify software or SAP is nice to have
  • Proven track record building and maintaining excellent relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to provide insights and develop business cases
  • High level of computer literacy, preferably with sound skills in Microsoft Excel and Power Point.

About our team

At InfraBuild we are building futures through sustainable steel. We are Australia’s leading vertically-integrated Electric Arc Furnace steel recycling, manufacturing and distribution business. We provide solutions for commercial and residential construction, large scale and nation-building infrastructure, our primary producers, mining and rural sectors. With our rich history spanning more than 100 years we have entered an exciting new chapter, each day we help build and enable a stronger and more sustainable Australia, for a changing world.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.