Senior Contracts Advisor

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1242827

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 17, 2024

Our client seeks a Senior Contract Advisor to join them on a Perth based contract, initially for 12 months.
The Role:
Working with a long-standing client on a major project, this role will assume responsibility of day-to-day contractual matters, focusing on construction and service contracts for a project currently in early works execution phase. Your responsibilities will include;
  • Arranging for the commercial and technical evaluation of bids and ensuring that purchase orders comply with appropriate specifications.
  • Identifying and recommending appropriate procurement strategies to minimise costs without compromising service levels.
  • Preparing and issuing tender documentation, enquiries and purchase orders for high value/high risk items.
  • Contributing to and reviewing the scopes of work and contract conditions.
  • Assessing, reviewing and advising senior/project managers in respect of contractor claims for variations, progress claims and extensions.
  • Ensuring all commercial requirements of the contracts are satisfied; and developing and maintaining sound professional relationships with key suppliers.
About you:
  • A tertiary degree in commerce, engineering, law or other relevant discipline.
  • 7+ years’ experience establishing and managing high?value long term service contracts.
  • A good understanding of large scale mining and resource projects, in particular Iron Ore.
  • Prior experience working in an EPC/EPCM environment during study phase.
  • Attention to detail and rigorously follows procedures.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with clients.


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