Principal Contract Specialist

Posted 10 June 2024
Job type Contract
DisciplineMining & Resources

Job description

About the Role
Looking for a highly experienced contracts professional to join an EPCM client in a Principal Contracts role on a major Mining Project. In this role you will be a key player in administering contracts of unlimited dollar value to ensure contractors fully meet Company and project requirements.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Contracting & Procurement: Manage all procurement activities, ensuring quality compliance.
  • Negotiations: Support the team in negotiating terms, drafting special conditions, and finalizing clarifications.
  • Strategy Development: Assist in creating and implementing procurement strategies, contributing to estimates and schedules.
  • HSE Considerations: Integrate health, safety, and environmental considerations into processes.
  • Tender Management: Develop and issue tender packages, review submissions, and negotiate terms.
  • Contract Administration: Prepare award recommendations, draft contracts/purchase orders, manage data systems, and ensure documentation.
  • Supplier Management: Collaborate with various teams to ensure timely delivery and compliance.
  • Performance Monitoring: Oversee contractor performance, approve invoices, negotiate changes, and maintain contract files.

Key Criteria:
  • HSE Commitment: Strong dedication to health, safety, and environmental requirements.
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Expertise: Essential experience in electrical and instrumentation.
  • Educational Background: University Degree in Law preferred. Relevant degrees in supply chain, business administration, or quantity surveying/construction management with significant experience. MCIPS/RIQS accreditation highly regarded.
  • Extensive Experience: Significant contracts and procurement experience in major projects within an EPCM/EPC organisation.
  • Strategic Skills: Ability to develop procurement strategies, negotiate complex terms, and prioritise in multifaceted situations.
  • Communication & Influence: Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to persuade and influence senior management and stakeholders.
  • Leadership: Ability to lead project teams, provide senior advisory, and initiate self-guided interaction.
  • Technical Proficiency: Strong understanding of relevant processes and tools, with troubleshooting skills.
  • Software Experience: Experience with project and procurement software (Aveva ERM, Requis, Aconex highly regarded) and disciplined approach to data.
  • Client Interface: Regularly interface with the client's team and meet reporting obligations.

What's on Offer?
  • An opportunity to work with a leading EPCM company in the resources sector.
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Long term growth opportunities presented within.
  • Perth CBD offices
  • Major Greenfield Mining Project

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Matt Erceg on (08) 6467 0658 or click Apply Now'.

Our Client
Our client is an international organisation and provider of professional services to the energy and resources sector and is managing some of the world's leading projects. Its highly valued workforce is offered challenging opportunities both locally and internationally.

About Us
Titan Recruitment has been delivering complete, innovative and effective recruitment solutions across Australia for over two decades and is recognised as a leading Engineering and Technology recruitment and contracting specialist. Our service delivery is underpinned by traditional values and an innovative approach to help clients, contractors and candidates achieve their goals.

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