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Senior Manager, Supply Chain Operations | Maritime and Defence

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  14 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1505959




 What if we didn’t focus on who you are now, but who you could become?


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart. 


We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world. 


What’s in it for you?


We’re a team in demand, and we’re growing.  We’re looking for people to join us who can demonstrate they look at business problems in a structured way, they apply appropriate data-driven thinking to analyse it, they can articulate their point of view to a senior executive audience, and they can deliver transformational change for our clients.


As a Senior Manager in our Supply Chain & Operations, you will be joining a team of energised and passionate people who have a purpose working collaboratively across Supply Chain & Operations to solve complex problems, leverage innovation and overcome challenges to deliver transformational change for our clients. This role provides the opportunity to build relationships and networks across the across variety of sectors. You’ll be part of a team that helps clients to improve their operational performance, streamline their processes, manage change, and design the future of the business.


What you’ll do every day as a Senior Manager:


  • Build relationships with clients and deliver quality client services. Strive to assist our clients uncover additional areas of opportunity and manage the business development process.
  • Work with diverse teams across the business to design, win, plan, and deliver projects to help clients solve some of their most challenging problems
  • Manage your own and team performance to achieve a high standard of client service
  • Connect with our local and global networks to work with, share knowledge and draw on the skills of other EY subject matter specialists
  • Develop relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders across all levels
  • Build further capability in our teams with your strong understanding of Maritime and Defence knowledge


To qualify for the role you must have:


  • Previous Procurement/Supply Chain experience with at least 2 years’ experience in Maritime and/or Defence Organisation
  • Currently hold NV1 or NV2 Australian Security Clearance
  • Exposure to operational transformation with the ability to identify how and where to improve a client’s processes and output 
  • Display good numeracy skills, with some finance knowledge
  • As you will be working with Federal Government clients you will need to be an Australian citizen


What we can offer you 



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Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging— where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.  



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Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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