Procurement Business Partner - Ports & Dampier Salt
Rio Tinto
Perth, WA, AU
3d ago

Procurement Business Partner Ports & Dampier Salt

  • Lead an inclusive and collaborative team
  • Use your problem solving and strategic thinking skills to guide the business
  • Perth CBD location 12 month fixed-term contract
  • About your role

    As the Procurement Business Partner Ports & DSL, your role is to support Rio Tinto Iron Ore ports at Cape Lambert and Dampier and our Dampier Salt Limited (DSL) business, to deliver against key priority areas of Safety, People, Value, Partnerships and Growth.

    This role will work collaboratively with Global and Regional categories teams to input the requirements of the assets.

    This role is a great opportunity for a dynamic and self-motivated individual who is experienced in leading and delivering sophisticated commercial outcomes.

    With your sharpened influencing and negotiation skills, you will have the ability to interface with a variety of stakeholders at different levels inside and outside of the business, to deliver against key priorities.

    Part of a broader procurement team that supports RTIO’s supply chain assets across- railways, ports, facilities, utilities you will report to the Senior Business Partner, and will be :

  • Supporting three divisions across five locations, operating world class assets
  • Working across the end-to-end procurement process, driving local procurement outcomes, and sourcing for operations and capital projects
  • Enhancing value by formulating category strategies, negotiating and managing contracts across- the Marine portfolio, whilst ensuring Regional and Global commercial strategies are aligned with divisional priorities
  • Leading interactions with divisional leadership for projects led by your team, or Global and Regional procurement colleagues, and identifying opportunities to enhance value by proposing new initiatives impacting divisional performance
  • About you

    You are a passionate leader with proven experience supporting teams. Your prior experience in procurement and supply chain, commercial analysis, strategy development, negotiation, contract administration and review will see you succeed in this role! Tertiary qualification in Commercial, Procurement, Engineering or Legal discipline is essential.

    If you also have relevant experience in the Resources, Marine or Port industry, an inquisitive commercial mindset, tenacity, self-motivation and emotional intelligence your application will be highly regarded!

    Our Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your experience and annual incentive program
  • Immediate access to the Rio Tinto share programme
  • Private health insurance contribution for all employees and immediate family members
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Paid parental leave at 9 months (half pay) and 4.5 months full pay
  • We also offer exclusive employee discounts all over the world together with a wellness program for physical and mental wellbeing through fitness and activity allowances.

    Where you will be working

    Rio Tinto Procurement (RTP) provides supply chain services that deliver value to the Rio Tinto Group through end to end Category Management (strategy, strategic sourcing, and buying of goods and services and strategic customer, supplier and market management).

    Playing a fundamental role, value is achieved through uniformed processes, e-technology, increased corporate social responsibility and measurable saving for the Group.

    About us

    As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

    Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines.

    Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

    Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

    Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

    We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.

    It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

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