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Lead Technology

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Responsible for sourcing and vendor management for technology platforms and innovation projects for mining and resource operator.

Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Strategic sourcing - setting the sourcing strategy and executing on that strategy - leading the full sourcing lifecycle from due diligence, tendering, negotiation, execution to integration
* Analysis of value opportunities to optimise spend (value for money) across the category
* Lead significant technology transactions, including IT outsourcing and cloud agreements
* Negotiate and manage diverse types of consulting, cloud, SaaS, licensing and technology transfer transactions with domestic and global suppliers
* Effectively matrix with critical business partners, including suppliers, technology, legal, finance and our global operations
* Define, implement and maintain compliance with procurement policies and rules

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
-Bachelor Degree in Business, Commerce, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science or related disciplines
-Extensive experience in a commercial / Supply environment or a technology background
-Strong experience in developing commercial strategies and leading high value strategic negotiations, strong understanding of and interest in the technology market
-Detailed understanding of the technology market:

-All aspects of 'enterprise technology' including ERP, networks, infrastructure, software development and maintenance, cloud and service management
-Emerging technology and innovation with a particular focus on Analytics, Data Visualisation, Cognitive & Automation, Digital Mobility, Asset Performance Management and Integrated Planning and Scheduling
-Operational technologies
-Large-scale outsourcing including IT outsourcing and Business Process Outsourcing

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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