Employment Opportunities

We are always keen to hear from people who are innovative, take the initiative and are looking for an opportunity to play an integral role within a high-performing team.

Please see our current vacancies below.

Category Specialist – Critical Mining

Apply now Job no: 491873
Work type: Full time, Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Business Development, Supply and Procurement

We ask our employees to get fully involved in a way that wouldn't be possible in a larger operation. They are empowered to make decisions on real and challenging work, share ideas with people at every level and take responsibility for the business.

Wesfarmers Curragh has a permanent vacancy for an experienced Procurement Category Specialist with proven Open Cut Mining experience to be based in our Brisbane Office.

In this role, you will be responsible for the management of your assigned procurement category, which incorporates mining services such as exploration, drilling, blasting, overburden removal and coal mining. You will be responsible for the management of procurement projects which are critical to the success of the business including negotiation of contracts and variations, maintenance of corporate governance and risk management, development and maintenance of a preferred supplier base and assisting with the ongoing management of contractors.

Critical to this role is your ability to establish, build and maintain strong relationships, have demonstrated commercial acumen, a proven track record in successful negotiations, and superior project management skills. Reporting to the Procurement and Contract Manager, you will have a thorough technical understanding of this category and category strategy development, and working knowledge of procurement, project management and financial analysis. Your highly developed communication skills and ability to influence to achieve exceptional outcomes and ability to work effectively under pressure will be highly regarded.

This is a unique opportunity to see challenging projects and be a real influence, be part of a committed workforce with an exceptional culture. Tertiary qualifications in Business, Commerce or Law, are essential, along with proven experience in a similar role. An attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience will be offered.

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