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Turner & Townsend

Director of Procurement & Contract Services



Director of Procurement & Contract Services

- Sydney, NSW, Australia
- Full-time

Company Description Due to growth and ongoing delivery success with our clients, Turner & Townsend's Advisory division in Australia has a great opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Director of Procurement & Contracts Services.

The ideal person for the exciting opportunity will have a strong background in Procurement working across the Infrastructure (rail/aviation) sector and can be based in any of our offices across Australia.

Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 108 offices in 45 countries (13 in Australia & NZ), we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximising value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients' assets.

Job Description
- To lead commissions, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery, often with respect to significant procurement and/or contractual changes that improve client businesses
- Responsible for building and leading our procurement team including team management, recruitment and proposition development
- Leading the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost and performance parameters.
- Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project.
- Project planning, including ensuring the production of the detailed project plan.
- Monitoring and advising upon project finances
- Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages.
- Excellent knowledge and experience of all of the main procurement management concepts, tools and techniques.
- Thorough understanding of procurement improvement approaches including procurement process re-engineering, contract development, change management and other relevant techniques.
- To provide complementary services to core TURNER & TOWNSEND propositions such as project management, cost management, advisory services and program management.
- To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.
- Experience of working across sectors that may include property, infrastructure or natural resources and both the private and public sector.

- Professionally qualified in one of the following fields: procurement, supply chain management or contract services.
- Thorough training in the total procurement life cycle, from conception stage, through all of the development and tender stages to completion and post-contract review.
- A minimum of 10 years procurement experience that includes private sector and/or procurement consulting.
- To lead the development of sales opportunities with new or existing clients and convert successfully through high quality bid writing.

Additional Information Turner and Townsend is a world leading organisation where you will be given the opportunity to further develop your Project Management and business development skills in the delivery of some of the region's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects.

At Turner & Townsend we firmly believe that our people are at the heart of our success and we continually strive to create a great place to work.

We promote integrity in everything that we do and apply our expertise to shape a better environment for future generations and, ultimately, generate value for our communities.

Director of Procurement & Contract Services


Perth, Western Australia

Turner & Townsend