Scentre Group is the owner and operator of 42 Westfield living centres in Australia and New Zealand; partnering with the world’s leading retail and luxury brands to create a unique shopping and leisure experience for our customers. A career with us fosters the chance to be a part of a company that is transforming the digital and physical retail space.
Every day, our people play a vital role in our purpose to ‘create extraordinary places, connecting and enriching communities.’
At Scentre Group, we’re known to be a leader within retail property. An interesting part of our business is our Embedded Networks and Energy Team, which manage the energy requirements for our living centre portfolio to power HVAC, lighting, vertical transport, and key infrastructure. We also on-sell the supply of energy to our retailers too.
We’re looking for a talented Energy Contracts Compliance & Regulation Manager to join our Embedded Networks and Energy team and take responsibility for a range of procurement, contract administration and operational monitoring tasks alongside our team for Embedded Networks and Energy. You will be working closely with various stakeholders across the organisation as well as external partners, this is where your exceptional communication skills and ability to influence will be beneficial in achieving the outlined deliverables.
Your key accountabilities will include:
- Strategic – responsible for procurement and contract administration of allocated energy supply and services, ensuring contracts achieve WH&S, time, cost and quality objectives, and partners are performing to their contract obligations.
- Commercial - tender preparation, scope and specifications reviews, supplier communication, analysis, business recommendation and contract negotiations.
- Regulation – Monitor regulatory changes and provide reviews and submission preparation, provide guidance on regulatory requirements and ensure compliance with relevant regulations
- Operations - Support general energy group operations including customer enquiries, debt enquires, customer billing enquires and liaison with centre experience teams (in conjunction with service providers), as well as escalated dispute resolution with partners, including management of billing issues.
- Innovation - seek innovative solutions to improve the service delivery and identify opportunities within procurement and contract administration, and support new programs, process improvements and initiatives that impact the operations and infrastructure of the assets.
- People - maintain close working relationships with potential and current partners. Engage and develop a professional relationship with all internal stakeholders such as Legal and Finance.
What will set you apart from the rest?
- You’ll be motivated, driven and thrive in an environment that is constantly evolving. You like to be kept busy, but also take the initiative to implement process improvements where identified too
- We’ll need you to showcase transferrable skills gained within contracts administration, ideally within energy or facilities maintenance contracts.
- Diploma or tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Law, Building Services or Facilities Management
- 3+ years’ experience in Contracts Administration on Energy or Facilities Maintenance contracts
- Energy contract experience preferred but not essential
- Strong commercial acumen and critical thinking
- You will be collaborative, share ideas and identify opportunities for improvement
This is a really exciting role where you will be focused on delivering; procurement, contract administration, operational monitoring and support of energy regulation, supply and energy service contracts within the Energy and Renewables business unit, to deliver on our business plan including implementation of Scentre Group’s Net Zero ambitions.
We’re offering this as a permanent full-time role, based from our Sydney CBD Support Office in Sydney CBD, located conveniently above Westfield Sydney.
What sets us apart from the rest?
- Diverse career paths across our vertically integrated business
- Ability to innovate in a company that not only encourages it but will facilitate it
- We’re recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) and committed to creating a workplace culture in which women and men are equally represented, valued and rewarded
- Competitive benefits including 18 weeks parental leave, volunteer days to work with our charity partners, health and wellbeing discounts, and ability to purchase extra annual leave
Our diverse and inclusive workforce is not only something we’re proud of, but something we’re committed to. We encourage and support our people to bring their ‘whole selves’ to work every day. This is because we believe all our differences contribute to our success and ensures a workforce that reflects the customers we serve. Our commitment is backed by executive and employee-led working groups including All Abilities, LGBTI, Mental Health & Wellness and Gender Equity alongside other initiatives such as our Reconciliation Action Plan to grow our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.
If this sounds like you, apply today to make extraordinary happen!
Please note: We are not using recruitment agencies for this role and any unsolicited agency CV’s will not be accepted at this time.