Procurement Advisor

Vacancy number • PUB408635

Procurement Advisor

  • Perth
  • Closes 5 August
  • 40 hours
  • Secondary School

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Secondary School
  • Closing date: Monday, 5 August 2024


On behalf of our client – Woodside Energy, a Global Energy Company, Brunel is presently recruiting a Procurement Advisor to join the Supply Chain Team for a 24 month contract located at their state of the art CBD office.

Reporting to the Procurement Corporate and Capital Projects Team Lead, you will play an important part to deliver excellence in achieving lowest cost, safe and reliable provision of all purchasing for materials and services in support of Offshore Exploration, Projects, Corporate and Operations.

About this role

  • Compliance with and knowledge of the C&P Procedure and P2P Guideline with the ability to coach stakeholders in both areas
  • Effective evaluation of Procurement deliverables in the presence of uncertainty, risk and considering and balancing business dimensions, such as technical, cost, schedule and recommend path forward
  • Manage RFx process including market engagement strategy, vendor identification and negotiation, commercial evaluation and selection
  • Procure competitively priced materials, services and equipment of the correct technical specification
  • Maintain and manage key relationships with internal customers, functional teams and other stakeholders
  • Accountable for data accuracy and ownership of procurement system
  • Provide support to C&P Advisors in the contracting lifecycle
  • Demonstrated competency in invoicing / credits, spend monitoring and identifying price increases, late payments, vendor blocks
  • Administration and close out of purchase orders
  • P2P problem resolution appropriate to role on an escalated basis
  • Increased visibility / audit-ability across the integrated supply chain and an understanding of the mutual impacts of process aligned teams
  • Awareness of Local Content participation (including Indigenous businesses and businesses local to the relevant entity, project location or activity) in the Supply Chain, working with internal stakeholders and suppliers to deliver sustainable economic benefit
  • Improved lead time performance within procurement process ensuring timely delivery of goods and services to meet business requirements
  • Awareness of budgeting process and cycle, expenditure analysis and forecasting
  • Awareness of the requirements and methodology for developing and managing schedules including estimating durations, dependencies, critical path, uncertainties and contingencies


  • Procurement within ERP system with SAP / Ariba - ideal
  • Previous experience in Supply Chain, notably major offshore Oil & Gas / Energy Operations
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders simultaneously and have a keen eye for detail and data analysis
  • MS Office Suite and similar computer-based applications
  • Diploma qualification relevant to Purchasing and Supply - preferable
  • E-business platforms and practices experience
  • Awareness of process automation preferred
  • Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Risk Management and problem-solving skillset
  • Strong stakeholder management experience


  • 24 month contract
  • Excellent negotiable day rate
  • Enhance your Procurement Advisory expertise!
  • Global Energy Company

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trade and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating locally since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Brunel connects the most talented and experienced specialists with both present-day and pioneering projects. With 120+ offices and more than 12,000 specialists around the world, we deliver people and workforce services that transform global projects in Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Mining, Infrastructure and Life Sciences.

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Brunel is passionate about ensuring we are a business with a conscience. Not only does Brunel have a defined global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, but we also have our own dedicated Brunel Foundation which has been working to ensure that we are contributing to a better future for both our people and planet for over 10 years.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Mandy Hobbs quoting publication number: PUB408635

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