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Senior Contracts Administrator

Senior Contracts Administrator

Job Title: Senior Contracts Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Darwin
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3439090
Contact Name: Alex Christou
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 12, 2022

Job Description

Design and Build recruitment are proud to have partnered with Duratec an ASX listed project-based contractor with a national footprint, to assist in the procurement of a proactive and experienced Senior Contracts Administrator.

Local Katherine candidates are encouraged to apply. For out of state applicants, a relocation opportunity exists with rent free accommodation, or there is an option to accommodate a DIDO 5:2 roster. Candidates who desire FIFO will be offered a 3:1 roster. 20% uplift (if not located in Katherine). Vehicle or car allowance included along with extensive learning and development opportunities

The Role
The successful candidate will be based in Katherine NT and join the project team on the new aviation refuelling facility at the RAAF base, worth $110M. Reporting to the State Manager, the successful candidate will be largely responsible for the overall contract and commercial management of our Defence Projects.

Including but not limited to:
  • Forecasting costs and preparing reports
  • Provide commercial and contractual support for the project teams
  • Document Control, RFI’s Submittals, Transmittal and Variation Registers
  • Preparation of variation proposals in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Preparation/ negotiation/ letting of subcontract packages, and procurement scheduling
  • Negotiate, Monitor, Review, Analyse and Prepare subcontractor and supplier contracts
  • Update contract notices with variations, and existing contracts
  • Close out projects, administer Deeds of Release and Final Accounts
  • Identify areas of risk and exposure
About You
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in construction management, QS, Project Management or applicable
  • Relevant experience in a similar commercial role
  • Financial and accounts knowledge highly regarded
  • Sound understanding of risks and limitations within legal contracts relevant to the project
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive inter-office, external contractor and stakeholder relationships
  • Highly proficient in negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Strong Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving abilities
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with an emphasis on competency in Excel
  • 20% uplift for Katherine workers, plus extra allowances
  • Employee recognition program
  • Range of perks including salary packaging options and discounted health insurance
For any questions relevant to this role or other opportunities with D&B please contact Alex Christou on 0423 611 276 or click apply. Your application and any further information you provide to us, with will be treated as strictly confidential. 

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