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Procurement Contracts Specialist

Job Location: Brisbane

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00502674


- Job description

Accenture is one of the world’s leading providers of sourcing and procurement services, we help our clients architect, build and operate high performance procurement organizations through our global and flexible solutions. At Accenture we partner with forward-thinking business leaders, of the world’s most dynamic companies, to transform procurement and drive sustainable changes to their cost structures.


As one of the leading procurement outsourcing specialist, Accenture excels at helping companies build the foundation for long-term growth. We are committed to delivering exceptional service through our exceptional people, and as an employee you’d enjoy a fulfilling career in an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.


Accenture is seeking a Contracts Specialist with Mining Services Sourcing and Supplier Management experience to help customers drive tangible results. In this capacity, you will work on a dedicated basis with an Accenture customer(s) with responsibility for delivering contract and procurement services including, but not limited to, tactical sourcing, client stakeholder management, supplier performance management, and continuous cost and performance improvement. You will assist in the design and implementation of cost savings projects across multiple Mining sub-categories including but not limited to: Labour, Mining Services, Maintenance, Repair and Operations, Capital Equipment and Projects, Central Services and Processing.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Engage with customer stakeholders drive tactical sourcing initiatives and communicate progress.
  • Measure and manage Tactical Supplier Performance relative to contracted service levels.
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and customer stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost and performance improvement strategies for Tactical Sourcing Projects.
  • End to end Sourcing for Tactical Contracts (Tendering, Contract Negotiations, Contract Variations, Contracts Management)
Career Opportunities for Role:
  • Further advance program and customer relationship management skills.
  • Grow category knowledge to a senior level, creating growth opportunities for team and company.
  • Development into a Senior Specialist Role.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Business/Law, or related degree
  • A minimum of  2 years of experience in consulting and/or sourcing/procurement/supply chain management function
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of Mining or Manufacturing related procurement
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis of Tactical Contracts.
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end project cycles
  • Excellent communication, organization/time management and problem solving skills
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Knowledge of procurement operations
Travel and Location Requirements:
  • Based in Brisbane with regular travel required OR a residential position in Mt. Isa 

Accenture is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.  All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment.


At Accenture, our vision is to create a supportive culture that balances the flexibility needs of the business and our people, enabling us to maximise overall performance.



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