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Contracts & Procurement

Procurement Superintendent
Fixed Term NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Leonora, Australia
  • Job Title: Procurement Superintendent
  • Important Information: Skills required: Procurement, Superintendent, Leadership
  • Expiration date: May 19, 2022
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We are St Barbara. A growing gold company with a global outlook. 

We’re an Australian based, ASX 200 company with gold mining operations in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea. Our vision is to be a brilliant, global mining company that grows sustainably and creates enduring, positive impacts

Now is an exciting time for our business and for our people. We’re going through a period of significant change and have gained real momentum in transforming our business so that, together, we can build a brilliant future. We’re looking for people who are ready to grow through opportunity and build brilliance with us.

We are currently seeking a Procurement Superintendent to join our Finance and Procurement team. This is a 12-month fixed term, full-time position supporting our Leonora Operations.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will lead the site-based procurement function for the Leonora operation, by delivering sustainable value to the operations through developing strong stakeholder, local and site-specific supplier relationships.

You will work a site based 4/3, 4/3 ,4/3 roster followed by a Perth Corporate Office based 5/2 roster, 12 hour days on site and 8 Hour days in the Perth Office.


The opportunity

  • Providing trusted and fact-based commercial expertise to the business while adhering to and promoting adherence to Procurement Governance and best practice standards, policies and processes.
  • Establishing and maintaining best practice operational processes and procedures for the Leonora Procurement function and ensuring that the site buying and expediting needs are achieved in a compliant manner within St Barbara’s procurement policies.
  • Driving a continuous improvement culture to remove non-value add activity with the team and effectively implement functional excellence.
  • Supporting the provision of coaching and education across the Leonora Operations to achieve best commercial practice within the Company’s governance framework, by delivering commercial training.
  • Ensuring best practice Procurement governance is in line with Company objectives, addressing non-compliance trends by leading internal stakeholders through strategic sourcing processes
  • Measuring and managing key contract performance ensuring consistency with expectations while mitigating risk of underperformance for Leonora.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders with a focus on developing a rich understanding of the Leonora operations and local market options while keeping abreast of regulatory requirements and changes
  • Maintaining a sustainable approach to contract management and supplier relationship management (SRM) for strategic site related contracts by measuring and ensuring agreements relating to price, quality of service and delivery guidelines are honoured, mitigating risk of underperformance
  • Initiating, leading and driving outcomes for procurement projects, using should cost modelling and fact-based negotiations to deliver the best Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) outcomes while mitigating risk in line with Procurement processes.


Are you ready to come and build a brilliant future with us?

We need the very best people. People who genuinely care for the work they do and the positive impact they can make. People who see challenge as an opportunity for growth and value working with others towards a common goal.


We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Degree qualification in relevant discipline and relevant demonstrated experience in logistics and procurement roles
  • Strong relevant end to end procurement experience, including sourcing, contracts management, purchasing, and expediting
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully executing procurement plans, driving outcomes for operational sites and corporate objectives
  • Experience with an ERP purchasing module
  • Experience within the mining or resources sector, with Change management experience and a strong track record in business improvement is highly regarded.


St Barbara requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with relevant State guidelines. If you are applying for a role at St Barbara please consider this new requirement when submitting your application.

At St Barbara, we’re committed to finding the best fit for every role. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace, welcoming diversity in all its forms. All qualified applicants will be given equal consideration, regardless of their race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are the only Australian mining company to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for eight consecutive years.

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