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Contracts Engineer

Location Melbourne
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-1905-95539
Posted 19 days ago
Davidson are proud to be continuing to partner with Goldwind as they continue to bring quality talent into their world class teams. Goldwind is one of the world's leading wind power companies and has a presence on six continents globally. They have established themselves as the world's number one wind turbine manufacturer by newly installed generation capacity. They now need a Contracts Engineer to join the team in a permanent, full time position.
 
The Role
  • The position is required to estimate, procure and manage the procurement of major components for wind farm projects.
  • The primary function of this role will be to deliver key procurement contracts such as wind towers, major electrical components and to assist the Pre-contracts team as required.
  • The purpose of the role is to:
  • Estimate, procure and manage tower supply and fit out contracts through the precontracts phase to execution of contracts, including sourcing local content and imports.
  • Manage the minimization of customs duty, dumping duty and other associated costs.
  • Obtain competitive supply of wind towers, meteorological masts, kiosks and other requirements of wind farms.
  • The role will also support the Pre-contracts team in the preparation of projects and provide assistance to the project delivery team through project management of discrete elements or functions.
  • The scope of the role covers;
  • Assist with the preparation of scope and other technical documentation required for the successful engagement and delivery of the contracts.
  • Maintaining market knowledge of supply chain options and competitor strategies.
  • Supporting the negotiation of contracts and other commercial positions.
  • Frequent contact with potential suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Communication and coordination of activities with internal and external stakeholders locally and internationally
The Person
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Training in contract and project management
  • Ideally experienced in Wind industry, Power industry or Construction Industry.
  • Estimating, tendering, negotiation and administration of construction contracts.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize accordingly and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to relate to diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Understanding of contracts, schedules, documentation management, financial administration.
  • Good knowledge of Project Office systems including scheduling software.
  • Ability to work effectively across Australia and other jurisdictions.
  • Occasional Travel – mainly regional and interstate but overseas if required.
To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact George Hall on 07 3023 1054, quoting the job title. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at www.davidsonwp.com