January 5, 2018

Relationship Managers x 3 with Supply Nation

Relationship Managers x 3 with Supply Nation

  • One position in each of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
  • Full time positions with Supply Nation

Our client, Supply Nation is the Australian leader in supplier diversity.

Since 2009, Supply Nation has worked with Indigenous businesses and procurement teams from government and corporate Australia to help shape today’s burgeoning Indigenous business sector.

Together with its members and partners, Supply Nation’s skilled and experienced team works towards its vision of a prosperous, vibrant and sustainable Indigenous enterprise sector by connecting its corporate and government members with Indigenous businesses.

Based on Supply Nation’s continued and robust growth a number of key full-time positions have been identified to provide ongoing service provision in the public, private and Indigenous business sectors.

Position Objective;

The overall objective of the Relationship Manager is to ensure that members and Indigenous businesses increase their levels of business activity with each other.

The primary responsibility will be to drive the development of a sustainable and prosperous Indigenous enterprise sector in Australia.

This will be achieved by providing a key point of connection between Supply Nation member organisations and Indigenous businesses that provide goods or services to fulfil those organisations’ procurement requirements.

Working within your assigned region, and with the whole Member Services team, your key tasks include building and maintaining strong relationships with our government and corporate sector members (including procurement managers, corporate social responsibility managers and/or purchasing officers) as well as with Indigenous businesses who are Registered or Certified with Supply Nation in order to facilitate contracts and purchases where possible.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Membership
  • Indigenous Businesses
  • Building and maintaining cross functional relationships
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Specialist Knowledge and Attributes;

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of business from C-suite to operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of small to medium business enterprises
  • Excellent level of competence in using Microsoft Office applications

Skills, Knowledge and Experience;

  • Demonstrated high level communication, analytical and liaison skills; in particular skills relevant to working with Indigenous communities and other key stakeholders
  • Ability to assess the appropriate information to provide, and/or services to refer with little external direction
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • High level administrative skills including the ability to prepare reports, business letters and general correspondence
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills demonstrating a positive approach to client service and managing expectations of Supply Nation members, partners and suppliers
  • Demonstrated knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge, of different business models and company structures
  • Ability to learn and work with procurement teams (previous experience with procurement teams is desirable)

Additional Requirements;

  • A current driver’s license
  • Attendance at after hours’ meetings may be required
  • Interstate travel will be required
  • Ability to work cross functionally and across geographies

For further details please contact Bryan Creith at bryan@fprs.com.au

Your interest will be treated in the strictest confidence.

FIRST PEOPLE Recruitment Solutions is a 100% Indigenous owned and managed recruitment agency providing contract placements, fixed term contracts and permanent recruitment solutions to the Commonwealth Government, NFP, Community sector and Corporate Australia.

Our Head Office is based in Canberra with a national reach to all the states and territories, regional and remote areas of Australia.

FIRST PEOPLE Recruitment Solutions encourage applications from Indigenous Australians and Non-Indigenous Australians together with people from culturally

How to Apply

Please apply to recruitment@fprs.com.au or follow the links to the specific position on our website


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