Senior Contract Engineer -Drilling

Perth - Western Australia - Australia - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Academic Bachelor

Our client are currently looking for a Senior Contracts Engineer to be
based in the Perth office for a 12 month assignment, providing contracts and
procurement support to the company Drilling Team.

Feel free to contact

Kelly Perier, Account manager

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About this role

In this role, you will be responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the end to end contract process.

  • Demonstrate a balanced view in resolving issues and a focus on continuous improvement;
  • The ability to influence stakeholders internal and external to the business, spot risks early, manage multiple tasks and build trusted stakeholder relationships;
  • Provide contract/procurement advice to various stakeholders within the Company;
  • Deliver timely results with demonstrated experience in the end to end Contracting processes including prequalification, ITT preparation, issue, receipt, opening and assessment and negotiation of tenders in accordance with Company approved Procedures;
  • Coordinate clarifications with Subject Matter Experts on contractual, commercial, taxation, insurance, HSES and other relevant stakeholder departments;
  • Finalise award and participate in post award management of Contracts;
  • Ensure Contract Variations and Contract Claims are identified early and managed effectively;
  • Continuously monitor cost optimisation and saving opportunities within the contract lifecycle and participate in strategic sourcing initiatives to deliver savings to the business;
  • Manage contractor performance, including the selection and implementation of contractor performance KPI’s and scorecard processes and maintaining positive contractor relationships;
  • Preparation of documents for presentation to Contracts Committee and various JVP approval committees in a timely manner.

About you

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Business Administration, CIPS Qualification, Law or equivalent professional qualification;
  • Minimum of 10 years Contracts and Procurement experience within the oil and gas industry preferably in the Exploration, Drilling and Completions workspace;
  • Demonstrated experience with complex JVP approval processes is essential;
  • Understanding of local content requirements in the contracting process;
  • Superior skills in contract drafting, communication, teamwork, negotiating and decision-making;
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and deliver results in a high pressure environment;
  • SAP experience (MM module);
  • Contractor Management System experience (Procon or similar);
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

What we offer

  • With over 100 offices in 42 countries we are proud to offer this exciting career opportunity with an industry leader. As a Senior Technical Safety Engineer seconded by Brunel, it means you are employed by us & guided in this process by a dedicated Account Manager;
  • In addition to your salary that is always paid on time, we also offer excellent benefits, such as favourable super fund etc;
  • At Brunel, you are securing not only a contract but also your career.We provide the tools for success; world class training and advanced technology to ensure you succeed within Brunel;
  • In addition, Brunel also provides excellent upward and international mobility worldwide.

About us

One of the leading Operators in the industry and among the most respected in the world. Committed to innovation, they truly are a major global player with a huge presence in Australia. An Industry leader responsible for developing some of the world’s largest & most complex projects globally. With a reputation for employing the best candidates on the market & retaining solid performers, this is a company that offer outstanding compensation packages, a collaborative work environment and a balanced work-life culture.


  • Vacancy number: PUB172615
  • Location: Perth
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 45
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Kelly Perier

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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