Project Procurement Manager Australia


Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000 Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000


RWE Renewables Australia Pty Ltd.
To start as soon as possible, full time, permanent

As Project Procurement Manager for RWE’s growing Onshore Wind, PV and BESS pipeline in Australia you will be responsible to lead all Procurement activities from the Early Development stage of a project to the Financial Investment Decision throughout the Construction Phase until Take over. 

You develop and implement Project Procurement strategies for specific projects as well as for a project pipeline and take full responsibility for main CAPEX, EPC and/ or BoP contracts during the development and construction phase and optimize our supply chain main measures throughout the entire project life cycle both from project and project portfolio perspective.


Your future:

  • Develop, implement and manage purchasing strategies for main CAPEX, EPC and/or BoP contracts.
  • Develop an optimized and standardized tendering process for the project development and construction contracts.
  • Develop and implement framework agreements.
  • Develop and implement an active supplier relationship management with the suppliers for PV, BESS & Onshore Wind and Balance of Plant contracts.
  • Develop and implement an active stakeholder management with colleagues from the development, construction and service department.
  • Conduct assessment of suppliers, subcontractors and consultants including audits and complaints management.
  • Observe regularly the possibility to find new, alternative and more advanced vendors.
  • Provide cost estimation for new photovoltaic, wind and storage plants and grid interconnection works.
  • Prepare and review decision templates for the management including risk mitigation and cost-benefit analysis.

Your profile:

  • Several years of relevant experience in the Renewables industry preferred within Australia and internationally.
  • Several years of relevant experience in management and processing of large and complex tenders for PV & Wind EPC contracts and/or for power plant / industry or infrastructure projects (Capex / Opex)
  • Ability to build rapport quickly and effectively and maintain key stakeholder relationships within suppliers
  • Extensive experience in identifying and assessing commercial contractual risks, developing strategies for risk prevention/control
  • Successfully completed studies in engineering or business economics, additional legal qualification advantageous
  • Ability to negotiate multiple contract packages under tight timelines, to manage stakeholders and to lead multidisciplinary cross-functional teams
  • Intercultural understanding and experience in working with different cultures
  • Very good communication skills (spoken and written) in English; German advantageous
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Can do attitude
  • Great team player
  • Resilient

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40) free bridging days (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 87138, application deadline 02/07/2024.
Any questions? Please reach out to Vanessa Binsch at

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We look forward to receiving your application!

As one of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy space in Europe and Australia, RWE Renewables Europe & Australia is proud to be paving the way for a greener future. We’ve got over 1,400 employees, all developing and promoting renewable energies across 12 countries. They specialise in the construction of onshore wind turbines, solar plants, and battery storage systems. And they all share the desire to redefine how millions access energy.

We’re well set to hit our 50 GW by 2030 target, and go climate neutral by 2040. That’s thanks to our community of experts currently building Europe and Australia’s largest onshore wind farms – as well as a pipeline of exciting projects across solar and PV. And the focus isn’t just on harnessing clean energy – but also the new technologies that can push our GW ever higher.

Now, we’re looking for more people with the skills and ambition to drive the energy transition. Join RWE Renewables Europe & Australia.
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