Procurement Advisor

Vacancy number • PUB408635

Procurement Advisor

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

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Secondary School


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

Brunel in the United States

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.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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