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Procurement & Contracts Manager - Perth

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Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Perth, Western Australia, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 42362 

Job Category: Procurement 

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Procurement and Contracts Manager to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Perth.

PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.

We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!

As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Be a leader for our procurement function on major projects
  • Be responsible for drafting/coordinating/compiling materials management and contracts management strategies and plans as well as the Procurement section of the Project Execution Plans
  • Be responsible for the entire project procurement lifecycle from the procurement package definition stage to the closeout stage on your assigned project
  • Provide supervision, training and assistance to procurement team members across contracting, purchasing, expediting, vendor quality surveillance, logistics and site materials control disciplines; promote and maintain a healthy and harmonious work environment
  • Where required, perform site visits to oversee the procurement/commercial activities or resolve issues arising on the projects; maintaining a presence both on site and in home/execution office. In specific cases, a Site Procurement Manager may be based at site during the construction phase.
  • Be a direct point of contact with clients as required to support project delivery on major projects.


You bring to the role:


  • Engineering or Business degree and extensive experience in domestic and international procurement and contract management activities.
  • Extensive experience in an Major project delivery environment
  • Related training in Contracts/Legal as well as general project and management related training
  • Experience with drafting of commercial terms and conditions and an understanding of accompanying legal implications
  • Excellent understanding of procurement processes which include both materials and contracts
  • Knowledge and understanding of quality systems, environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Experience in dispute resolution techniques and their applications
  • Experience in the administration of construction/service contracts and major equipment purchase orders.


To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency status, or alternatively, a Visa that entitles you to work in Australia.


To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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