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Commercial and Vendor Analyst

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Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: North Sydney, NSW, AU, 2060

Company: Ventia

Ventia’s acquisition of Broadspectrum, completed in June 2020, brings together two highly complementary businesses, each with a proud heritage of providing essential infrastructure services in Australia and New Zealand.


We are one of the largest suppliers of essential services in the region, and are proud to provide the expertise to keep infrastructure working for our communities.


No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it.


About the Role:

Based in Ventia’s North Sydney Office, and reporting into the Manager – IT Commercial & Strategic Partners, the Commercial and Vendor Analyst role is responsible for the support of most of the Digital Services financial and commercial activities.  

This role is heavily involved in and liaises with the key strategic partners and other vendors to ensure smooth renewals and payments and drive cost optimisation.  

As the Commercial and Vendor Analyst, you will need to work with other internal support functions and leverage the partnership between Digital service and Procurement as well as other members of Digital Services leadership team. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure partners and suppliers are paid in accordance with relevant agreements and arrangements 
  • Manage the renewal processes for Digital Services contracts
  • Engage with vendors for onboarding and review of Vendor Agreements and SOW’s
  • Maintain contract register for Digital Services
  • Provide reporting and analysis on budget, savings and projected expenditure across identified IT spend areas
  • Support in the analysis and reporting of overall vendor and contract performance
  • Support in the development & maintenance of annual capital and operating budgets
  • Arrange governance meetings with Strategic Vendors and track open actions
  • Assist in the preparation and review of RFT/RFP/RFQ
  • Support in the governance of Strategic Partners 
  • Liaise with Strategic partners to ensure the timely and accurate billing and payments
  • Contribute to building a collaborative and customer centric culture.


Key Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for liaising with vendors and internal stakeholders 
  • Strong SAP and Ariba experience is essential, as well as a good working level of Excel
  • Ability to analyse spend and other vendor data to provide actionable insights
  • Strong time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to communicate business and technical concepts to a variety of stakeholders 
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work towards a deadline and strong expectation management skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, small team environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities


If you have the required skills, knowledge and experience we would love to hear from you!
Please click the apply button and forward your CV including a cover letter outlining your experience for this fantastic opportunity!


Please note: the successful candidate will be required to be available ASAP - as this role is for an immediate start.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

To apply for this role, please click the apply button on this page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

Position Reference Number: 112658 

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