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Contract Specialist

Arrow Energy

Location: Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Multiple contract roles – immediate start
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Flexible working arrangments

About Us
At Arrow, we explore and develop gas fields, produce and sell coal seam gas and generate electricity. We have operations across the Surat and Bowen basins, based in Dalby and Moranbah respectively, as well as our corporate headquarters in Brisbane.

Our vision is to be the most competitive and respected developer of unconventional gas value chains in Australia.

We are an incorporated joint venture between Shell and PetroChina (50/50), with a proud history of operating gas and power assets in Queensland since 2000. We are working to meet the demand for cleaner burning fuels through gas supply

We have a high-performance culture that embraces diversity and rewards hard work.

To meet our growing demands, we are looking for multiple Contract Specialists to join our team.

Our Culture
At Arrow, safety is among our highest priorities, and our values – respect, lead, own, solve and integrate – underpin everything we do.

Diversity and inclusion are among our key foundations. We believe that enabling people to bring their whole selves to work creates a thriving and successful culture. At Arrow, everyone belongs.

The Role
Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will maximise sourcing and tendering efficiency through preparation and presentation of tendering plans, go to market approach, proposal and bid evaluation and any other contractual analysis.

The opportunities exist across several categories such as services, engineering and operations and maintenance.

In addition, you will:

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to consistently role model Arrow’s values, code of conduct, safety and the environment;
  • Establish positive and productive working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Model inclusive behaviours to create a safe environment where different views and perspectives are encouraged and valued;
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to execute pre-award activities in accordance with Arrow's CMCP and governance requirements.
  • Protect value and mitigate risk by identifying appropriate contracting strategies, market approach and contracting terms and conditions.
  • Hold negotiations with contractors to achieve advantageous outcome for Arrow Energy, including commercial negotiations.
  • Promote a culture of strategic cost management and cost leadership through identification and implementation of savings opportunities.
  • Deliver commercial value, by providing support to, or undertaking, contract performance management and/or post-award activities.
About You
You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to contribute to a high performing-team with a second-to-none focus on safety.

To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • Relevant university degree (business, commerce, Legal or project management) or other professional qualification.
  • Proven experience working with contemporary procurement practices within Oil & Gas/heavy industry incorporating knowledge of capital project requirements, driving CP opportunities, executing and improving CP processes and systems.
  • Skilled at developing, procuring, and executing Professional Services, Engineering or Construction Contracts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of suppliers, supply chains, market analysis, and cost models within the Oil and Gas Industry.

You’ll be rewarded

We recruit talented and motivated people who are passionate about contributing to our journey.

In return for your efforts, you’ll be rewarded:
  • Attractive day rates apply
  • Flexible working arrangements – combine working from home and office
  • Indigenous support network, ‘Bundagadan’, offering mentoring, workshops and coaching opportunities
If you’re excited about this role however don’t meet all the criteria, we would still love to hear from you anyway. You may be the perfect candidate for this role or future roles with Arrow Energy.

We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace and genuinely encourage applications from all genders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

All applications will be considered with utmost confidentiality.