Matthew Britz

Senior Advisor - Procurement

Matthew Britz

About Matthew

Matthew has 20 years supply chain experience in heavy industries across energy, construction and defence with a working knowledge and understanding of contract law and hold qualifications in supply chain management and procurement. 

Significant hands-on experience in the procurement of parts, equipment and services and facilitating tenders, assessing proposals, negotiating contracts and cost savings with experience on both the company and contractor sides of supply chains. Worked in time-critical roles across Australia, New Zealand and East Timor and specialise in contracts, tenders, procurement and category management. 

Key Experience

Key highlights of Matthew20 year career in Procurement includes:  

  • Awarded new contracts equating to over $1 billion. 
  • Secured over $100 million in savings via the tender process and negotiating contracts. 
  • Responsible for category spend up to $300 million. 
  • Built and assessed multimillion-dollar tenders for equipment, parts and services. 
  • International procurement of parts/materials from America, China, Singapore and New Zealand. 
  • Experienced in multiple categories within the energy industry such as (drilling and completions, wellsite services, equipment, site preparation, professional services, operations and maintenance).  
  • End-to-end contracts, procurement and category management responsibilities.
  • 15 years’ experience negotiating contract terms and conditions and identifying contract risks.  

Previous roles prior to Peak include: 

  • Arrow Energy – Contracts Specialist - Operations & Maintenance 
  • Arrow Energy – Contracts Specialist – Civils and Site Preparations 
  • Queensland Drilling – Commercial Manager/Contracts Manager 
  • Origin Energy – Contracts Manager – Rigs, Wellsite Services & Equipment 
  • Shell Australia/QGC  Category Manager – Equipment and Professional Services 
  • Bellingham Marine Australia – National Procurement Officer 
  • Defence Force (NZ Army) – Warehouse Manager 

Core Capability

  • Procurement 
  • Category Management 
  • Contract Negotiations 
  • Contract Law 
  • Sourcing Strategies 
  • Building Tender Packages 
  • Tender Evaluation 
  • Tender Award 
  • Contract Drafting 
  • Board Presentations 
  • Demand and Spend Analysis 
  • Cost Models 
  • Influencing 
  • Contract Compliance 
  • Dispute Resolution 
  • Stakeholder Management 
  • Onboarding Contractors  
  • Contract Management 

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate – Supply Chain Management (Griffith University) 
  • Advanced Diploma – Procurement and Supply (CIPS)