Costs reduction expert, 6 months + Melbourne, Australia

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months +
From:
Practicus Ltd
Place:
Melbourne
Date:
01/17/2012
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
299106

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Your role will be as follows:

  • Understand the current costings structures, capital cost base
  • Analyse the supply chain, dealings with manufacturers, construction companies and numerous other vendors
  • Build the necessary road map and focus areas needed to achieve the necessary cost optimization
  • Provide solutions on where costs should be stripped from
  • Provide cost performance solutions
  • dvise in commercial negotiations with manufacturers, constructors and other vendors
  • Manage CAPEX and OPEX effectively
  • Provide solutions to avoid profit leakage
  • Ensure stakeholder buy in from the business with clear suggestions of costing models, savings, service catalogues, etc
  • Deliver tangible benefits - $100 million

Your profile:

  • You must have delivered strategic cost reductions of $100 m +
  • A Senior Finance specialist who has ideally worked in manufacturing, construction and retail
  • A proven track record in commercial negotiation with various vendors
  • An ability to work with various stakeholders and provide a clear road map with aligns with the business needs of a growing organisation
  • Experience of working in different geographies such as ASIA
  • We need someone who can lead effectively, act collectively whilst working in a complex environment and having strong resilience
  • You must have a pragmatic and 'hands on' approach
  • Excellent Communications skills both written and verbal

We offer:

Practicus is the Outcome Delivery Partner dedicated to the provision of elite contract project professionals to the private and public sectors.

We take pride in delivering superior project practitioners who enable our clients to achieve their desired business outcomes.

We are offering a contract to start in as soon possible with an initial 6 months term.