Strategic Procurement Business Partner - Construction

Be part of a collaborative and Innovative culture., We offer flexibility and value diversity., Permanent full-time position..

About us:
At Unitywater, we operate in a diverse and inclusive environment where no two days are the same. We provide essential water supply and reliable utilities services to the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions that account for 16% of Queensland’s population. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to service our communities with smart and environmentally sustainable practices.
About the role:
We have on offer a permanent full-time position. You will have the ability to work across our Caboolture and Maroochydore locations when required, with flexibility.  As a valuable addition to the Untiywater Procurement team, you will responsible for strategic sourcing. You will be responsible for strategic procurement planning (including drafting of procurement strategies and market analysis), preparation of RFx (Request For Information / Proposal / Quotation / Tender) documentation, facilitation of evaluation panels and leading negotiations with suppliers. You will also prepare and obtain approval of contract recommendations and finalise contract documentation for award as well as the preparation of contract management plans and support contract managers to close out contracts specifically within the field of Construction.
About you:
To contribute to Unitywater’s values of Reliability, Safety, Honesty & Integrity, Efficiency, One Team, Innovation, you will demonstrate the following skills and qualities for the role:

  • Degree Qualification in a relevant field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience relating to procurement strategies including selection of appropriate procurement models.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the development, assessment and delivery of tenders, quotation/contractual documentation and expressions of interest preferably within a utility, energy or EPC contractor within Australia.
  • A thorough understanding and application of the contract management process.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to negotiate optimal commercial outcomes for the business.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship skills with a demonstrated ability to participate as part of a team, sharing information and supporting others and contributing to a positive work environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated effective time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Experience in the Microsoft suite of products and procurement and finance systems such as Technology One, Scout and Contract 6.
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply membership and qualifications at an appropriate level or relevant experience and/or education/training.

Working at Unitywater:
Unitywater is one of the largest employers in the region, offering continuous investment in training, diverse career paths, health and wellness benefits, flexible work arrangements and a rewarding environment. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports individuals to reach their full potential.
Proudly Unitywater:
We know that we are smarter, better, together.  That’s why we are committed to working in a team that includes values the unique contributions of all our people.  Unitywater actively encourages candidates with all abilities and diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:
Applicants will need to demonstrate eligibility and right to work in Australia and successfully complete relevant pre-employment checks, including verification of criminal history, drivers licence and driving history, alcohol and other drug screening.

Applications close: Sunday 28th June 2020.
We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date.

16/06/2020 $0 Sunshine Coast 1 Construction
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