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Senior Contracts Advisor



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Full Time


Mining, Resources & Energy


Negotiable depending on experience

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June Chua

  • Full-time permanent role
  • Rewarding salary package
  • Enviable working culture and flexible conditions

This newly created permanent role will see you performing Supply Chain and Contract Analysis and generate information to support timely and appropriate commercial decision making. In addition, you will undertake and provide support in the negotiation and management of various foundation contracts in our client's supply chain including electricity, fuels and water contracts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Undertake and assist with foundation system contract negotiations for bespoke long term energy contracts, including electricity purchase, gas/diesel, gas transportation and water supply agreements.
  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual plans to minimise supply chain costs while meeting electricity supply obligations.
  • Monitor and conduct variance analysis on plans.
  • Assist in managing regulatory compliance obligations
  • Undertake supply chain analysis and generate information to support timely and appropriate commercial decision making.
  • Assist in developing and implementing plans and tactics to resolve contractual disputes.
  • Assist in preparation of meetings with stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all ongoing contract management issues relating to foundation system contracts (electricity, fuel and water) are addressed in line with procurement and contract management protocols.
  • Assist in implementing risk management processes to minimise the impact of unforeseen issues
  • Provide monthly reporting on the performance of suppliers on their contractual obligations.
  • Provide support and advice to the business on contractual matters.
  • Engage and facilitate internal stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Assist in developing action plans and timelines and ensure adherence to those action plans and timelines.
  • Drafting of business cases, board and exec papers and internal reports and memos.
  • Perform/assist with contract administrative tasks including but not limited to invoice checking and processing.

  • Education at a Bachelor degree level, in one of the following disciplines or similar (Engineering/Commerce/Economics/Finance).
  • 5+ years' experience in a commercial environment preferably with exposure to contract management.
  • Expert proficiency in MS Excel and spread sheet software.
  • Experienced in commercial options analysis to enable appropriate decision making.
  • Knowledge of power systems (desirable)
  • Ability to clearly and coherently articulate information in both written and verbal communications.
  • Proven ability to understand and analyse complex relationships.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand complex issues and simplify into workable solutions.

If you match the selection criteria and are interested in finding out more about the position, please forward your updated CV to Jon McCahon by clicking the "APPLY NOW' button. For a list of all vacant positions, please see our website For further enquiries please call 08 9221 3300.

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