Contracts Specialist


About this role

About this role

Brunel are exclusively partnered with a Leading Australian Gold Miner to recruit 2 Contracts Specialists for their Expansion Project in Cowal, NSW. This is a Permanent position and an exciting opportunity to contribute to one of Australia’s largest Gold Projects in the last 15 years!

As the Contracts Specialist you will provide Procurement & Contracts support to stakeholders and team members across the project.

Key Responsibilities:
•Demonstrate behaviours aligned with the clients Mining values.•Develop procurement strategies and activity based plans to deliver safe, cost effective and operationally sound commercial outcomes
•Assist end users with the drafting of scopes, offering best practice advice to finalise documents in a timely manner•Consolidate and develop the complete tender documents suitable for release to market
•Oversee an auditable and transparent tender process offering all participating vendors equal opportunity to be successful •Support tender evaluation committee members in drafting a formal recommendation for award including completing required online submissions
•Negotiate and draft contracts•Manage the post contract execution phase of the Procurement and Contracts procedures to ensure compliance to contract by both the contracting partner and the clients Contract Representative.
•Support end users to draft variations and process claims•Support end users to close out contracts by the issue of Practical and Final certificates
•Build and maintain positive relationships with all Procurement and Contracts team members and stakeholders•Act in alternative positions within the Procurement and Contracts team when members are unavailable or absent from their roles
•Proficiently use a range of software and applications to carry transactional activities •Personal fit and able to efficiently carry out duties and demands of the project operating environment, including the regional environment including location, rosters, commuting and remote workplace collaborations.



•A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, supported by on site experience in either project or operational environments•5 years or more in mining or heavy industry
•5 years or more in similar project or operational roles•Demonstrated history of working outside of major metropolitan areas
•Knowledge of end to end Procurement and Contracts best practice•Ability to understand and draft robust contracts capturing all operations, commercial, legal and HSE requirements
•Contracts performance monitoring, control and variation management.•An understanding of contracts administration and management
•A general understanding of commercial and contracts law•Affinity to change activities at short notice and ability to multitask
•High standard of personal work and attention to detail•Solid written and verbal communication skills with both team members and stakeholders
•Resilience and perseverance to reach desired outcomes•Ability to understand and maintain procurement governance standards
•Negotiating, Persuading and Influencing•Robust problem-solving skills and the ability to think outside of the box for solutions



  • Permanent Position
  • Cowal, NSW
  • Accommodation & Meals Provided
  • 10:4 Roster
  • DIDO or Residential

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Laura Street is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Laura Street
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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