Sourcing Officer

Job Description

Your new career opportunity – Sourcing Officer


About your role

The Sourcing Officer works within a large Commercial team on site and reports directly to the Supervisor - Sourcing. The team plays a crucial role in strategically matching QAL’s contract goods and services requirements with the market, in order to achieve optimal total cost of ownership, surety of supply, and to minimise business risk.  This role provides support for both operational and capital portfolios and encompasses:

Effective delivery of the end to end procurement and contracting process for goods and services from internal analysis and tender, to contract award and supplier performance management
Accountability for performance of assigned supply categories valued at approximately $50M annually
Analysis of data, identification of spend insights and trends, setting forward strategies that drive performance and value improvement
Developing high quality contracts that drive value and minimise operational and commercial risk
What you will bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you should have: 

Strong commitment to safety and continuous improvement
Previous experience in a similar role
A strong commercial background including experience with contractual arrangements
Excellent communication skills, ability to work well in a team environment and the ability to form positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated versatility with various contract styles and formations
High level of skill in the use of SAP and the Microsoft Office suite are desirable

What’s on offer

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:    

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
Competitive salary package
Domestic relocation assistance
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path
Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters

Where you will be working

Gladstone is a coastal town in central Queensland with the region home to a population in excess of 63,000.  The Gladstone region enjoys well-established education services, entertainment, shopping and medical facilities and is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. If you are thinking of making a seaside change, check out what our region has to offer:

About QAL

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) is one of the world’s largest alumina refineries, enjoying a global reputation as a leader in the minerals processing industry. QAL is focused on employee engagement, best practice technology, innovative capital solutions, benchmark maintenance and project execution whilst maintaining world class safety, quality and environmental performance.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce 

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

At QAL, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

If you are looking for a new venture and the chance to work for a company that cares about being Safe, Stable and Sustainable, apply today.

Applications Close: Sunday, 29 May 2022