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Purchasing Lead TLC

Apply now Job no: 506617
Work type: Fixed Term Full-Time
Location: Ann Street (Turrbal Country)
Categories: Accounts Payable

  • 12-month fixed term contract
  • Join a Centre of Excellence!

Could this be one of those rare moments to do the best work of your career? 

The Lottery Corporation is Australia’s largest lottery company offering exciting games that deliver life-changing wins to customers and make a meaningful difference in the community.

While we’re a new company, we’re an experienced team. For more than a century, we’ve been playing our role in making a better future by delivering winning moments every day to our people, our customers, retailers, partners and our community.

Join the winning team today!

About the role

This is a critical role in realising the The Lottery Corporations Procurement objective to become a world class procurement organisation with leading capability in sourcing and category management. 

The Purchasing Lead is accountable for management and ownership of the delivery of the Purchasing function for the Lottery Company, as well as providing support for procurement, property and other transactional finance teams. 

The Purchasing team are responsible for managing aging open purchase orders and thereby reducing company liability and exposure. The team is also involved in PO reporting, product catalogue maintenance, resolving invoice exception queries and auditing of all requisitions. 

What you’ll do 

The Purchasing Lead is responsible for the management and ownership of the purchasing management process, compliance to procurement policies, and associated due diligence checks to be completed by working with key stakeholders in the business. This role sits with the Procurement Centre of Excellence Team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management and ownership of the delivery of the Purchasing function.
  • Accountable for the purchasing management process.
  • Tracking and reporting the key measures whilst identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives. 
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance of requisitions to contracts and current supplier pricing and other terms. 
  • Builds strong collaborative networks with internal stakeholders, in particular, Finance.
  • Maintain standard operating procedures and training documentation.

What you’ll bring  

  • 5+ years’ experience in Purchasing or Accounts Payable experience in a similar sized organisation. 
  • Relevant qualification and equivalent work experience.
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Proven experience in continuous improvement initiatives. 
  • Relevant computer skills (MS Office, ERP systems. e-procurement systems, including Oracle).
  • Strategic awareness.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience. 

What you’ll get

Not only will you receive an awesome candidate experience from our caring Talent team, the benefits of working with us are pretty good too!

The list is extensive but here are a few:

A “say yes” approach to flexible working to meet your individual needs

We’re committed to Inclusion & Diversity with a range of initiatives such as our Gender Affirmation Statement of Support

We offer a comprehensive (and free) health and wellbeing app called The Arena to support you and your family’s mental and physical health.

We’re committed to your learning and development. 

About The Lottery Corporation

The Lottery Corporation Limited (ASX: TLC) is Australia’s leading lottery company with licences and approvals to operate in each Australian state and territory, except Western Australia.  

Best known for The Lott and Keno, we’re proudly one of the highest-performing lottery businesses in the world.  

For more than a century, we’ve been supporting Australian communities through lottery taxes, donations, and partnerships. We play our role in making a better future by delivering winning moments every day to our people, our customers, retailers, partners, and our community.  


Please note that some positions require the successful candidate to undergo background checks and/or apply for and be granted certain licences required by state-based regulators. These checks and applications may require you to provide various forms of identification through the process.


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