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Contracts Advisor

Brisbane, AU
Closing date
Jul 2, 2022

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Auxiliary & Support Staff
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Full Time
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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.

About the role

Based in our newly renovated South Bank offices, we have a great opportunity for a Contracts Advisor to join our Procurement team supporting our mining contracts within Australia. As Contracts Advisor you will implement and maintain effective management and administration of subcontract/supply packages to control spend and limit risk.

As a key member of our team you will be responsible for:
  • Drafting contract tender packages to gain competitive pricing from suppliers/subcontractors
  • Initiating, comparing, and reconciling tender submissions to enable stakeholders and senior management to understand costs or risks with the works
  • Supporting the operational function to develop a business case, and provide recommendations and justifications to obtain approval to proceed with the works
  • Annual rate reviews, letters of extensions, variations, amendments with justifications as required
  • Assisting to resolve any contract disputes between the supplier and the business
  • Prepare a detailed handover pack for new projects upon Contract Award
  • Supporting internal stakeholders with contract procedures, and general administration of contracts to maintain a professional standard of work

About you
  • Demonstrate your understanding of procurement and contract facilitation in mining necessary to achieve the confident and rapport in dealing with internal stakeholders
  • Possess strong knowledge of JDE (preferable)
  • Current industry knowledge would be an advantage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

What Thiess can do for you
  • Thiess' commitment to ongoing training & development
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working office/home
  • Health & wellbeing rewards program through AIA Vitality
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Salary sacrifice options - Novated leasing super and vehicles
  • Range of corporate discounts including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products.
  • Referral bonus program - earn $5k for a successful referral

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we've operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We're focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.

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How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

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We’re building and powering communities and enterprises. We’re making possible technologies that didn’t exist even a decade ago. We’re continually breaking new ground. That’s what our clients do every day – and that’s where Thiess’ role begins.  

We work with our clients to deliver mining excellence in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. In open-cut and underground mining, our people channel that global experience and insight to create advantages for each project. A mine plan that unlocks new reserves. A smarter fleet. A sharper operations culture. An upskilled team. A community engaged.  

While we thrive on sharing what we know, each mine faces unique challenges and opportunities. The real impact comes from understanding our clients’ needs and continually learning and improving with them. From project inception through to operations and rehabilitation, our skilled team welcomes the pursuit of the best, tailored solutions. We work with our clients to safely position their operations for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance.  

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