Property and Procurement Manager


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on variety of projects across the globe. We seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and invent new value for clients and we use our unique thinking to provide innovative solutions. To see more, visit http://www.aurecongroup.com/en/thinking.aspx

We bring ideas to life by partnering with clients and use our innovation and expertise, with technology, to solve their complex problems. 

Our people are empowered to deliver our vision – fostering human achievement and enhancing communities, in partnership with our clients. Our projects are diverse and recognised for engineering and technical excellence by independent industry awards nationally and internationally.

About the role:

Aurecon has created a new role within our business for an experienced Property & Procurement Manager for Australia & New Zealand.  Reporting directly to our Group Financial Controller, this newly created position will be responsible for ensuring both strategic & operational requirements not only for our Property Portfolio, but also across key categories, including:

  • Travel & Fleet
  • Procurement
  • Vendor Management
  • Records Management.

To be successful in this position you will ideally be degree qualified from Business background and able to demonstrate a successful approach to the implementation of operational & strategic initiatives around the majority of the above mentioned categories.

The requirements of the position will include:

  • Establish systems and process to ensure effective and efficient management of the ANZ office property portfolio, car fleet, travel, procurement and supply chain management (non-IT)
  • Develop, manage and monitor the property, lease agreements and major maintenance budgets
  • Lead reviews to identify and priorities procurement opportunities (targeted savings, key commercial terms, RFP’s, supplier negotiations, etc.) ensuring a fair and efficient bidding process, clear communication, and optimum bidder selection.
  • Play a key role in implementing a procure to pay process across the business and other strategic initiatives to streamline the size of the vendor pool and drive all procurement through preferred supplier arrangements
  • Establish and implement a Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) model including the use of specialised, dedicated resources, regular audits / validations & reviews
  • Conducting major contract negotiations on behalf of the Company and the development of legally binding contracts covering performance issues and on costs, timing and quality of supplies
  • Ensuring that goods, materials and services are procured in accordance with specified requirements in relation to quality, quantity, promptness and achieving value for money solutions

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an experienced practitioner who has:

  • Strong relationship and interpersonal skills to drive performance and to enable effective stakeholder management
  • Ability to influence across complex organisational structures
  • Well-developed business and commercial acumen
  • A collaborative leadership style to partner not only with your teams but the broader business as well
  • Experience in prioritising & executing business strategy

What can Aurecon offer you?

At Aurecon, we are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, encourages sustainability and promotes team work and work life balance. We offer an attractive remuneration package along with the opportunity to work on high profile projects together with a rewarding career experience within our large and diverse organisation. We also support flexible work practices and are willing to negotiate work hours to meet your and Aurecon’s needs in line with our commitments as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

If this opportunity is something you would be interested in exploring further, please register your interest by using the "Apply Now" button below, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Steven Nield in our Melbourne office on +61 3 9975 3699

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