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There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.

 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Delivery Specialist at South Metro Depot Forrestdale, on a 12-month Maximum Term basis.

 


About this role

 

As the Contract Delivery Specialist you will be responsible for supporting the preparation of proposals, evaluation and negotiation of contracts in order to drive efficiencies and improvements across a supplier base to ensure effective and efficient delivery of the annual Approved Works Program (AWP) or other relevant programs of work.

 

This position also participates in contract implementation activities following award, and ongoing contract administration which defines, implements and monitors interface procedures in line with Western Power’s Contract Management Framework. You will also be required to:

 

  • Manage, under the guidance of the relevant formal leader, the contract issues surrounding HSE, materials and performance with Suppliers in order to facilitate smooth delivery of the work program.
  • Administer contracts / agreements – Administering 3rd party and outsourcing agreements in line with Western Power’s Contract Management Framework.
  • Ensure that work completed is validated in accordance to the contract conditions and requirements.
  • Manage the sourcing process for established Deeds, review documentation and ensure all requirements are captured and updated in the system.
  • Manage workforce – Manage administration requirements to ensure the Suppliers work force is appropriately accredited to perform assigned functions.
  • Provide performance monitoring – Facilitate, under the guidance of the relevant formal leader, monthly performance and delivery meetings with Suppliers on performance against the contracts.
  • Ensuring the services provided are consistent with commercially competitive standards for safety, quality, service delivery, and cost and customer satisfaction.
  • Contribute to, and support the safety, health, environmental & community programs.
  • Managing own performance and improving personal effectiveness
  • Coordinate and support material and contractual requirements across other workgroups.
  • Prepare and distribute Contract and Materials Management Progress reports.
  • As necessary prepare the contract templates based on the contract & provide amendments to the original contract.
  • Ensure all notices are issued in line with the Contractual requirements.

 


About you

 

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

 

  • Degree or equivalent in Business, Law or Commerce or relevant and demonstrated extensive industry experience of at least 8 to 10 years
  • Sound knowledge and proven understanding of contract management principles with at least 4 to 5 years contract management experience
  • Ability to show guidance, communication effectively, have good interpersonal skills, complimented by influencing/negotiation skills
  • Ability to implement change and innovation, internally and via contract arrangements
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships at all levels within a corporate environment
  • Ability to interpret legislation with regards to contract law

 

Joining Western Power

 

Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.
 

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women, young & mature age workers, the LGBTQI+ community.

 

We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to five Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, and People with Disability – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities
  • The opportunity to purchase up to four weeks of additional leave per year
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership

 

 

Important information

 

We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2027 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.

 

We are also proud to have launched our Innovate RAP in Mar 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan). Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.

 

Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.

 

Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.

 

To find out more about us please visit https://www.westernpower.com.au/about/

 

Applications close on 24/05/2024

 

Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button. 

 

 

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Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.