Procurement Officer – Renewable Energy Projects - Sydney CBD

  • Sydney CBD
  • Permanent
  • Fri Jun 1 06:59:22 2018
  • 200011325

From our origins in 1898, RCR has grown to become one of Australia’s most diversified engineering and infrastructure companies, providing intelligent engineering solutions to the Infrastructure, Energy and Resources sectors. Through our in-house expertise we provide a comprehensive range of solutions for our customers.

The RCR team has over 3,400 people supporting major projects across our extensive network of operations in Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia.


RCR is now firmly established as Australia's leading Utility Scale Solar EPC contractor. With 800MW of renewable projects currently under construction, there is a requirement for a commercially astute Procurement Officer to support our Procurement & Logistics team across multi-million-dollar renewable energies portfolios in a range of diversified locations.

Commencing May 2018, the Procurement Officer is the key contact for our suppliers and internal stakeholders regarding all purchasing aspects of assigned contracts effectively. This role will report to the Procurement & Logistics Manager & require a result-focus & adaptable approach to succeed.


  • Manage and coordinate suppliers to meet company`s goals regarding quality, delivery and cost by applying specialist procurement skills.
  • Set minimum benchmark of the procurement process across RCR ensuring requirements of projects and the business are met.
  • To provide end to end service to RCR from initiation to handover/close out of procured/purchased items.
  • Use mature and adaptable approach.


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Purchasing.
  • Previous experience in a similar Procurement / Commercial role handling complex and diverse contracts.
  • Exposure to renewable energy equipment and HV systems.
  • High level of competency with MS Word and Excel.
  • Expert knowledge of procurement process.
  • Sound understanding of basic accounting practices including GL codes.
  • Ability to work unsupervised to achieve outcomes.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Effective communication skills tailoring depending on audience and required outcome

This is a permanent full-time position providing a great opportunity to work with a successful and growing organisation who offer challenging work and career progression. If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, click “Apply” to submit your resume.

The successful applicant will be required to provide contactable references and undergo a pre-employment medical and Drug & Alcohol test.

Please note: This role is being sourced through RCR Tomlinson directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

RCR is a company built on integrity with an absolute commitment to safety, performance excellence and developing productive, sustainable, mutually beneficial partnerships with our employees, clients and the wider community.

Our Values:

  • Integrity in all aspects of our business while maintaining the highest professional standards;
  • Mutual respect of our employees, customers, shareholders, the community and other stakeholders;
  • Open and honest communication; and
  • Commitment to our goals

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