Contracts Engineer (Rotating Equipment)

Job Title: Contracts Engineer (Rotating Equipment)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-12-06
Reference: BH-95779
Contact Name: Joseph Symonds
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2018 02:58

Job Description

We are looking for a contracts engineer with specific experience of Mechanical / Rotating Equipment contracts. This will be a 6 month contract role (with the chance of extension) for an Oil & Gas Operator based in the CBD, Perth.  
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field and/or 5-10 years of experience in applying the discipline skill to oil and gas projects.
  • Familiar with a variety of the discipline's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks with minimal day to day supervision.
  • Has begun to demonstrate some breadth in applying skills to different project phases and / or acquiring experience in other related disciplines.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Key accountabilities:
  • Portfolio focus of rotating equipment services and the complimentary supply chain including, overhaul spares, repairable items and maintenance inventory across a multi-faceted asset profile. Ensuring contractor selection, award and post award performance management processes drive optimal HSSE, Quality, Technical and Commercial performance.
  • Working in collaboration with the contractors, suppliers & internal functional stakeholders to ensure the development and implementation of strategies to optimise value creation, control and safety management in support of the Asset Operating Plan.
  • Applying well-defined CP processes under limited supervision and in compliance with CP Standards. Proposing and developing more complex tactical strategies for upcoming activities and projects.
  • Leveraging Global Shared Services & Framework Agreements to provide responsive and cost effective procurement services.
  • Supporting Contract Holders in managing Contractor’s performance and driving commerciality and competitiveness across assigned contracts portfolio.
  • Conducting all CP activities in accordance with the relevant Contracting Policy and Standards
Core Skills 10+ years’ experience in the contracting of goods and services with:
  • Deep experience in managing a range of service & inventory supply contracts for major technical plant operating environments. This includes rotating equipment (e.g. Compressor, Engines, Pumps, Valves & heavy plant) and repairable plant.
  • Understands CP Standards and applies well-defined CP processes and can deal with routine deviations and amendments.
  • End to end contract management experience will be essential in this role as you will be accountable for preparing and managing the creation of the service & commodity contracts which include spend analysis, development of cost models and consumption profiles.
  • Understands the influence of good CP practice on value creation, control and safety performance. Interacts confidently with peers internally and externally with representatives of suppliers and contractors.
  • Developing confidence in making presentations internally and participating in external negotiations.
  • Educated to degree level; preferable that candidate either has or is studying for membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. MCIPS, CPSM, MIIAPS).