Senior Buyer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1185094

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 16, 2023

Our client is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their team in Perth. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with end-end project procurement delivery experience, ideally Procurement of engineered Equipment and/or Materials for Projects within the Engineering and Procurement Services.
  • Develop and issue tender packages, administer tender process, receive tenders, and associated submissions.  Undertake review of tender submissions, negotiate any exceptions to Terms and Conditions and develop recommendations to Client
  • Draft Purchase Orders for award and raises SAP Purchase Requisitions
  • Ensure supplier & contractor documentation due in the initial contract stages are received, reviewed and approved and implemented or revised and approved to meet the contract
  • Monitor and administer contractor/ supplier performance through execution; approve invoices with proper supporting documentation, conduct change negotiations, manage and negotiate claims, maintain contract files, closeout contract when completion has occurred
  • Support expediting and material control through delivery and receipting of Equipment/Materials to Client facilities
  • Regular interface with client’s team and weekly reporting obligations
About you:
To be considered for this role it is envisaged you will possess the following attributes: 
  • Degree qualified and/or CIPS qualified
  • A proven track record of administering Procurement and Contracts packages on major projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing procurement strategies and negotiating contract terms and conditions
  • Team participation, coordination and high level written communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge of typical engineering deliverables.
  • Experience in (or eagerness to learn) relevant project and procurement software systems used by projects (SAP, JIRA, Aconex, ERM, Requis).
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
Please note you must have full Australian work rights to be considered

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