Perth, Western Australia
30+ Days Ago
Job Type
Fixed Project
Full time
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Senior Subcontract Specialist

Deliver a sustainable future with WA’s landmark urea project!  

Clough, as part of a joint venture, is delivering the Project Ceres urea plant, a landmark project for Western Australia. The plant will be the largest in Australia and one of the largest in the world, installing the most sustainable production processes. The project is expected to generate 2,000 jobs during the construction phase, whilst delivering sustained benefits to the local community through career, training and business opportunities.

We are currently searching for a Senior Subcontract Specialist to join the Project Ceres in Perth. Reporting to the Subcontracts Manager, you will be responsible for providing the Subcontracts team with support in the use of the Project Procurement System tools (SAP, Felix, NPP). You will also be responsible for tendering, analyzing, evaluating, and recommending proposals.

Your focus will include –

  • Comply with all Clough Operating Standards throughout project delivery and ensure Operating Standards relating to subcontracting are adhered to at all times.
  • Supporting the Subcontract Manager to define the strategy for procuring Material & Permanent Systems goods.
  • Supporting the overall Sourcing Process including Defining the Vendor List, preparing the request for proposal to send to suppliers, and managing commercial and contractual negotiation activities with the identified suppliers, to pursue the following targets: inexpensiveness, synergy, qualitative excellence and lead time optimization;
  • Ensure compliance with Global Supply Chain and Company Policies.
  • Analysing, comparing and assessing the offers received by suppliers, also guaranteeing that they are technically checked by requesting Corporate Departments/Operational Units. Also, preparing summary tables of the final offers and recommendations.
  • Supporting supplier relations, in compliance with the Company's Code of Ethics, its Organization, Management and Control Model and its Anti-Corruption Model;
  • Supporting report analysis activities and identifying corrective measures, in agreement with the Subcontract Manager and Procurement Manager, to manage and mitigate critical issues detected while carrying out the procurement process.
  • Supporting the Corporate Procurement in defining and implementing Commodity strategies

What you will bring to the team

  • 5+ years of experience as a commercial or contracts advisor on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects, with direct experience managing subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Knowledge of tendering, subcontracting processes, contract management, and procurement principles.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with subcontractors.
  • Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law or Construction Management and Economics (CM&E).
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Our benefits

We have created an environment that brings out the best in our people. Clough's people enjoy industry leading benefits such as:

  • Ongoing training for career progression.
  • Industry leading paid parental leave program from the day you join.
  • Mental health and wellbeing programs.
  • Salary continuance insurance.
  • A competitive remuneration package with employee assistance program for employees and their families and discounts on private health insurance, salary packaging, banking, travel, groceries and more!

We're building a diverse workforce

At Clough, we are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work and live. To us, workplace diversity means creating an inclusive environment that accepts every person, embraces their differences, and provides opportunities for all to achieve their full potential.

We are a certified Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA, a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women, a signatory of the Veterans' Employment Commitment, a partner of Pride in Diversity as LGBTQIA+ allies, an active member of CEOs for Gender Equity, and guided by our Reconciliation Action Plan, we are committed to providing meaningful training and employment opportunities to deliver positive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Apply now to join us

Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed for shortlisting. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact you.

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position. #LI-BH

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