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Kent Recruitment

Procurement and Contracts Officer

Brisbane - Australia
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Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as part of our Procurement & Contracts team? To help shape the future of our business on an instrumental project in the state? You will be involved in working as a member of our well-respected team from our Brisbane office, working collaboratively with our client to successfully deliver a fast-track project in the energy industry. This is a great opportunity to be part of an innovative team while obtaining valuable experience in fast-track project delivery.

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Procurement and Contracts Officer to join our Brisbane Projects Team. This role is responsible for ensuring the companies Procurement & Contract duties are carried out, on time and to the highest standard for project success.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties:

  • Work with the Project Procurement Manager and greater Procurement Department on an Energy Transition Industry FEED through to EPC Project.
  • Assist with the prequalification of suppliers and subcontractors in developing Project Approved Supplier List.
  • Work closely with and expedite the engineering and procurement departments to assure that drawings and purchase requirements are released on schedule..
  • Prepare, issue and expedite inquiry packages to the market and to approved suppliers.
  • Review supplier bids and prepare commercial bid tubulations in line with procedures during FEED.
  • Coordinate the flow of bid evaluations for technical and commercial approvals.
  • Maintain strong control of your procurement workflow to align with the required schedule of activities.
  • Undertaking contract management activities for suppliers in your direct portfolio, ensuring cost optimisation, risk mitigation and quality outcomes
  • Ability to provide workable solutions to address a wide variety of contractual challenges.
  • Provide commercial tabulations for recommendations and approval where required.
  • Raise and commit Orders on a timely basis ensuring the full approvals process is followed.
  • Assist in expediting materials to site where required.

Qualification/ Certification

  • Procurement, Business, or Commerce Diploma preferable.
  • 5+ years minimum experience in similar position.
  • Strong computer literacy for spreadsheet work & tables
  • Must be numerically proficient and a good understanding of commercial principles.
  • Oracle or similar ERP systems knowledge an advantage.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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