Procurement Lead

Location:Western Australia
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Procurement Lead to join our Perth business. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

As a Procurement Lead, you will drive the implementation of procurement on a project throughout the delivery phase.

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for resourcing and organising the procurement function to effectively work with the wider project team to deliver successful procurement outcomes.

You will also be responsible for setting procurement protocols, including the controls and reporting mechanisms to ensure an effective process is implemented.

You will develop and implement sourcing strategies. You will also identify key stakeholders and manage relationships, and work with the HSE team to implement leading safety initiatives, in-line with our Next Gear Safety model.

About you

You will be a strategic thinker, who is able to develop and implement successful procurement strategies to successfully engage with the supply chain at all stages of the project lifecycle.

Ideally you will have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role, with excellent planning, analytical and problem-solving skills, and a strong written and verbal communication skills.

You will bring strong commercial acumen, and skills/knowledge of procurement practises and processes, negotiations and contract management, backed by relevant tertiary qualifications.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.