SENIOR CATEGORY & CONTRACTS SPECIALIST
Western Power builds, maintains and operates the electricity network in the south west corner of Western Australia, delivering an essential service to power a modern lifestyle, safely, reliably and affordably. Weâ€™re focused on serving our customers, and are committed to providing a safe working environment for our people. It is an exciting time in the electricity industry: a time of great change, innovation and opportunity which we embrace and welcome.
Thatâ€™s why we need talented people with passion and ambition to join us. Explore your next opportunity at Western Power. About Western Power At Western Power we are committed to safely and efficiently connecting the community with the energy needed to power their lives.
Conditions: This is a full time, permanent position, located at Perth Head Office. About the Role: This position is accountable for increasing value, by improving service, quality, compliance and safety outcomes whilst reducing risk and costs across Western Power portfolio of contracts. This includes category and contract management to maximise the value derived from the contracts and ongoing supplier relationship management.
This is achieved by adopting a category and contract management approach to contract management and supplier management including knowledge of the market, understanding the market forces, external and internal demand, supply and cost risks and influencing the market. About you: The successful applicant will be experienced and competent in the following: Degree qualified in Procurement, Contract, Business, Finance and/or related discipline and/or suitable demonstrated experience Demonstrated broad and extensive knowledge and expertise in developing and executing category & contract strategies to generate value Demonstrated experience in establishing and managing supplier relationships to generate value beyond the contract Demonstrated strong conceptual and analytical skills Demonstrated strong influencing, communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrated strong understanding of risk and compliance management and its application with respect to procurement Demonstrated strong financial skills to review and assess financial & pricing models Demonstrated strong negotiation skills on high value transactions Demonstrated strong category management skills Demonstrated strong contract management skills Demonstrated customer and results focus Knowledge and experience in Contract Law, Construction Law, Australian Consumer Law and related legislation and regulations Good understanding of Australian Standard suite of contracts (including construction and supply, delivery and installation of equipment of goods) and general services type agreements. Whatâ€™s on Offer? At Western Power, our people are our strength.
As an employee at Western Power, we offer: Competitive remuneration; A safe and sustainable workplace Equal opportunity employment; Personal development and training opportunities; Flexible wo....