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  • Job reference: RMS0166407

Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/03/2016
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Company involved in the supply of Energy globally. Their Operations cover Exploration, Production and Downstream and at present they have projects in over 30 Countries worldwide.In Australia they are involved in one of the Country's largest LNG Projects, including both Gas and Condensate which is currently in Construction Stage.

The Role:
Our client is seeking a Senior Procurement Specialist, based in Perth, to provide purchasing contracts engineering support on various scopes as assigned with some supervision and support from the Contract Lead. This role is also responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects relevant to the prequalification, preparation, issue, receipt, opening and assessment of tenders and award & execution and management and close out of contracts.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

•Achieve cost savings through the contracting process
•Provide contract/procurement advice to the relevant non Contracts and Procurement personnel
•Conduct prequalification, preparation, issue, receipt, opening and assessment and negotiation of tenders. in accordance with approved Procedures.
•Finalise award and participate in management of Contracts. Ensure Contract Variations and Contract Claims are identified early and managed in accordance with procedures.
•Ensure contracts are monitored and regular liaison with Package Engineers to identify potential future variations. No retrospective RFV approval sought due to / caused by omission of C&P Personnel.
•Liaise with project team members to ensure commitments and milestones (for works and documents) are achieved and liaise with Contractor to expedite progress mindful of foreseen overruns/claims/ liquidated damages
•Monitoring of vendor performance and Maintain positive vendor relationships
•Optimal utilisation of Contract Management System “Procon”
•Preparation of documents for presentation to Contracts Committee and various JV approval committees in a timely manner
•Contracts Committee PQP/PP/RFA/RFV rejection rate < 5%
•Ensure confidentiality of contract documents is maintained
•Keep C&P Management informed of any potential significant issues relating to contracts
•Continually assess C&P procedures and processes and assist in implementing improvements as required to support the business needs

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Engineering/Quantity Surveying qualification, Business Administration, Law or equivalent professional qualification
•Minimum of 10 years Contracts & Procurement experience, preferably in oil and gas industry
•Experience in contract formulation activities, systems and processes coupled with a working knowledge of engineering and or services/consultancy practices.
•SAP skills (MM module) - Desirable
•Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting process
•Ability to work under pressure
•Enthusiastic & ability to multi-task
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