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Junior Lawyer

  • 6 Month Initial Duration

  • Brisbane based

  • Exciting Mining Based Opportunity

About the Role:

WorkPac is seeking a Junior Lawyer to work with our leading mining client based in Brisbane. This position will be supporting the Supply Chain function assisting with contracts, negotiations, contract management, supply chain analytics and general administrative tasks.

What you will be doing:

Commercial Value Delivery & Supplier Partnering

  • Adhere to global commercial standards that will enable delivery in a safe and socially acceptable way and ensure that the organisation sources from responsible suppliers

  • Actively undertake research, broad scanning, benchmarking and best practice analysis aimed at ultimately producing better results

  • Provide necessary analytical support required for negotiations


  • Execute activities for relevant commercial activities so that they are aligned to the overall strategic plan

  • May execute sourcing events such as low risk/complexity contracts.

  • Execute relevant project procurement activities in a timely and visible manner

Sourcing & Contracts Management

  • Provide relevant analytical planning support BU & corporate routine and tactical sourcing & contracting and contractor management activities

  • Support team with relevant analytical procurement and end to end sourcing & contracting activities and contracts management

Commercial Agreements

  • Execute timeous and accurate sourcing & contracting and contractor management analytical activities

  • Regular, timeous and accurate reporting pertaining to all portfolio activities

Inclusive Procurement

  • Drive a culture of community development and inclusive procurement

  • Adhere to Inclusive Procurement expectations, targets and initiatives

  • Provide analytical support to the global Inclusive Procurement programmes

Contractor Management

  • Support the relevant Supply Chain Manager to analyse and update supplier performance, based on contractual KPIs

  • Escalate contractual risks & operational issues

Supply Chain Excellence

  • Adopt new ways of working and systems usage within team regarding suppliers and key stakeholders

  • Compile monthly reports on spend against relevant contracts in portfolio

  • Provide analytical support to the Supply Chain Manager and Company Representative functions in the implementation and operationalisation of active contracts

What you need:


An undergraduate qualification - Bachelor degree level or equivalent, alternatively relevant tertiary qualification and proven track record of practical experience in a role and context of similar complexity

Desirable: Practical experience in relevant field or a role of similar context and complexity

Technical Knowledge:

  • Solid knowledge of contracts administrative processes and supporting systems (ERP, SAP, SAP Ariba, etc)

  • General administrative capabilities including minutes, record keeping, digital contract execution processes

  • Contract amendments execution and digital implementation

  • Monitoring and reporting of performance management of contractual KPI's

  • Vendor and Material Master data updates

Job Reference Number: 6123J20221742

How to Apply:

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About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial, and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary, and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, and treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Junior Lawyer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Brisbane
Industry: Contracts Administration Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2022-06-28
Reference: 6123J20221742


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