Administrator Projects Contracts & Procurement

Location: Regional SA
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 54888
At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.  Come and be a part of this success.
This role is based in Adelaide, offering quality standard of living without the high costs of most other Australian capital cities. Adelaide offers a Mediterranean climate, beach-side lifestyle, cosmopolitan cafés and restaurants and world class wine regions just an hour away.  All this plus an annual international festivals and events calendar makes Adelaide a vibrant, cultured, friendly environment to live, work and play in.  This is a permanent full time position offering flexible working arrangements for the right candidate. This role reports to one of the Superintendents in the Supply, Contracts and Procurement Division of our Projects team and supports a small team with thorough administration-based deliverables. Key Accountabilities:
  • Provide general administration assistance to support the effective and efficient operation of the team and delivery of departmental KPIs.
  • Proactively and collaboratively work with the team to support contract management and sourcing activities, including:
    • System administration e.g. creation of master agreements, workflow variations, contract price changes, upload / download materials, project close outs etc.
    • Assistance with tendering activities e.g. tender pack development, receipt and distribution of tender documentation, tender evaluations and facilitation of tender clarifications etc.
    • Assistance with contract administration e.g.  contractor performance review preparation
    • Assistance in reporting requirements, GLD compliance checks, and other procedural requirements
    • Where relevant, lead sourcing, negotiation and contract execution for low value contracts (e.g. Forward Purchasing Letters)
    • Contract Management and supplier relationship management for low value contracts (e.g. Forward Purchasing Letters)
  • Ensure conformance with the BHP Billiton Charter, the BHP Billiton Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.

  • Proactive, Self-driven with a ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to plan and manage multiple tasks complex simultaneously
  • Ability to identify issues & solve problems
  • Process orientated with strong attention to detail
  • Willing to learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work in a team environment, in particular with regionally-located teams
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), and Microsoft Projects
  • Proficient analytical skills and a strong understanding of contract management and the commercial environment

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  We support flexible work at BHP Billiton.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team. How to apply Please apply here by 5:00 pm Sunday, 18th March.  Reference Number – 40353739 Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. #LISA