Senior Contracts & Procurement Advisor - Australian Operations

  • Market rate
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our Client Woodside a Global Oil & Gas major Operator in Perth CBD are currently seeking a Senior Contracts & Procurement Advisor - Australian Operations to join them for a 2-year contract.
The Senior Contracts & Procurement Advisor (Australian Operations) will work closely with stakeholders in Australian Operations (Operations) to provide contracting and procurement support across Australian Operations. The opportunity includes developing and post award management of both long-term Outline Agreements and Stand Alone Contracts for specific scopes.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage Outline Agreements across the Australian Operations Portfolio with opportunities in categories such as:
    • Plant and Equipment / MRO
    • Logistics
    • Implementation Services
    • Property Services 
    • HSE
    • Quality
  • Provide C&P Advice to the Australian Operations businesses.
  • Support in the development of meeting operational readiness needs of the Australian Greenfield assets.
  • Lead the negotiations to establish new Outline Agreements, commercial claims and disputes  
  • Supporting Contract Representatives in vendor performance reviews and meeting post award requirements.
  • Partners with Legal and other support functions to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures, both internal and external.
  • Monitors savings and overall performance during the contracting lifecycle.
  • Supports opportunities around maximizing local content and indigenous engagement with the community and suppliers.
  • Manage time and materials contracts within the operations group
  • Support asset maintenance teams with contractor engagement and management
  • Proven experience in delivery against Category Strategies
  • Lead and drive commercial and contracting outcomes in the designated portfolio area.
  • Lead and drive compliance for procurement activities across C&P function and throughout Woodside, as a subject matter expert in procurement processes and systems 
The successful candidate will be able to display:
  • Strong understanding of Oil and Gas operations and accountabilities
  • Strong history of working in a fast-paced dynamic and changing operations environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Takes action to deliver the best possible results while assuming ownership and accountability with strong partnership with stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Adapt to new situations to take advantage of emerging opportunities or to optimize current ways of working

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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