Senior Contracts Administrator

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Senior Contracts Administrator

Northbridge Recruitment is looking for a talented Senior Contracts Administrator to work with one of our largest clients who are a Tier 1 company in Australia.

About the company:
For more than 60 years the company has operated and maintained public and private infrastructure assets that serve millions of people every day, keeping communities connected and running.

They are a diverse, flexible and inclusive employer of choice. Main motive includes, engage, enable and empower people. They embrace the value of a vibrant and diverse workforce.

You must apply intermediate knowledge in a specialist stream (job category) and advanced knowledge of several operational practices, to issues of differing complexity (routine to varied), where problem-solving can be required on difficult problems. You'll exercise independent judgement within defined practices and procedures. May instruct or coach others, direct projects or assignments.

  • Head & Subcontract Administration
  • Managing of Registers
  • Internal Reporting
  • Subcontractor Management – Including Progress Claims and Variations
  • Role is open to assist with the Commercial Management of the South Tower at Martin Place
Skills & experience:  
  • Ability to prioritise task, maintaining excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • Understanding of document control
  • Relevant experience in a contracting construction environment that engages in various sub-contractors
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in relevant software packages such as Microsoft Suite (including Excel)
  • Manage the packages under their control and report current position and any change to forecasted completion position.
  • Ensure Cost forecasting for committed subcontracts and cost codes are accurately maintained and management with the greater team
  • Assessing subcontractor claims, invoices and variations and minimising and eliminating Variations where possible ensuring assessment in accordance with the relevant subcontract agreement
  • Preparation of project monthly report including Cashflow, Variances and detailed cost data.
  • Maintain appropriate registers for managing the Subcontracts.
  • Manage Subcontracts to ensure that Code compliance is always maintained.
  • Procurement: including Preparing tender packages, Managing the tender process review, including negotiation of prices and recommendation of award and ensure Subcontracts/agreements are awarded within the required time frame and budget.
  • General Business administration, maintaining registers setting up subcontractors, processing and monitoring of correspondence, attendance at and participation in meetings
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or relevant.
  • Experience in the management of major subcontract packages for large-scale Building projects. (Tier 1)
  • 3-5 Years’ experience in a Senior CA role.
  • Tier 1 preferable with Large ($150m+) to Major Project experience
  • Leading commercial input into procurement and preparation of subcontract documents.
  • Advanced competency in Subcontract negotiation and ability to assess complex claims and variations.
  • Assess contractual and commercial risks involved in delivery and implementation of projects and identify and implement controls.
  • Interpret specifications and drawings so as to understand scope of works for the project at Head Contract and Subcontract scope level
  • Assist in the process of identification and quantification of potential Head Contracts variations.
Work in a Tier 1 infrastructure organisation
Work with large client and sizeable projects
Work in a flexible and diverse work environment

Contract: 6 months (from the start date)
Pay rate: 90.27/hour (super inclusive)

If above interests you, please APPLY now below or you can also contact me directly at:

Noushin Shoily
0402 209 623