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Senior Contracts Administrator

Position Summary

The Contract Administrator will be responsible for the execution, administering contracts, and updating and maintaining the financial reporting with a focus on cash flow, profit maximisation, variations, risk management, and administration.  They will have a solid & proven experience working on large scale commercial construction projects and large-scale civil projects.

  • Prepare cost forecasts, monitor financial status, and prepare cash flow statements 
  • Provide input for financial reports to Senior Leadership Team
  • Ensure site supervisory employees are aware of the project’s scope of works and inclusions in tender packages
  • Preparation of tender documentation required for the procurement of sub-contractors including tender and pricing schedules, scope of works, comparative tender analysis, and recommendations. 
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and consultants
  • Liaise with clients regarding progress claims to Head Contract
  • Prepare month-end project reports
  • Prepare financial data and detailed financial analytics for projects
  • Implement and maintain financial risk management for projects
  • Ensure compliance to the ISO by following the company systems and procedures
Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years’ Local experience working as a Contracts Administrator or Quantity Surveyor on large scale building & civil projects
  • Understanding of Local commercial and legal issues pertaining to head contracts
  • High level of understanding in all regularly used construction contracts such as GC21, MW21, AS-4000 and HIA
  • Working knowledge of major building & civil trades
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Experience in quantity surveying/estimating
  • Strong experience in tender processes and trade procurement
  • Preparation of Head Contract variations
  • Preparation of contract notices and claims
  • Administering major subcontractor agreements including assessing of subcontractor variations
  • Financial understanding and knowledge of construction costs
  • Previous experience using relevant ERP systems
    • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Building, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or similar.
    • A current and valid Australian Drivers Licence is required.
    • Full working rights in Australia

We are offering a very competitive package to the right candidate.

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