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Senior Contracts Administrator

Senior Contracts Administrator

Job Title: Senior Contracts Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3366479
Contact Name: Timothy Chapman
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2021

Job Description

About the company
Design and Build have proudly partnered with a national tier 2 business to assist in the Recruitment of a Senior Contracts Administrator
This is a business that has been operating for close to 40 years in that tome have delivered close to 4000 projects with a combined value of over $15 Billion
With offices in the majority of Australian states and 600 employees the business is a powerhouse in commercial construction.
In recent years the QLD operation has gone from strength to strength diversifying its capability and successfully tendering on a number of key QLD projects.
The business operates in the upper tier 2 / lower tier 1 space and focuses on Education, Healthcare, Retail and Defence.
Project values sit any where between $20 - $50 million in value with a D&C offering.
About you,
Ideally you will have operated within the tier 2 space on commercial projects

You will have strong communication, organisational and administration skills
You will have administered projects in their various stages from conception through to completion, with a preference for projects ranging from $20m - $50m
It will be essential for you to have an open and collaborative style that allows you to build good working relationships with your trade partners.
  • Draft scopes of works and tender packages to accompany requests for quotations issued to subcontractors for projects.
  • Conduct initial investigations with subcontractors to clarify the organisation’s conditions relating to contracts for prospective projects.
  • Manage and drive the review process to ensure the award of all subcontractors within the required time frame and budget.
  • Maintain a register of subcontractors.
  • Operate and maintain commercial and contract systems
  • Minimise all subcontractor variation claims and elimination of claims where possible.
  • Ensure cost forecasting for allocated subcontracts and cost codes are accurately maintained
  • Interpret specifications and drawings to understand scope of works for the project
  • Participate in identification and quantification of Head Contracts.
  • Manage subcontractors to ensure that Code compliance is always maintained.
  • Assess commercial and contractual risks involved in delivery and implementation of projects and identify and implement controls.
  • Check compliance and prepare reporting on commercial performance of the contract.
  • Process and recommend progress claims for work completed and refer disputed claims by subcontractors to the relevant manager for decision.
  • Undertake general business administration.
Why Work for This Company
This builder is a top 100 Australian business that continues to go from strength to strength
You will be offered a position that will give you exposure to sizeable and exciting projects
This is a business with a collaborative approach to its sub contractors referring them internally as their partners, which is the philosophy of the business.
Projects are well resourced to ensure a successful delivery as well as work life balance for the teams
On offer is a very competitive salary package as well an attractive bonus scheme which most project teams are achieving.
Internal progression is a priority within the business as such if a pathway to project management is of interest you will be given an outline of how to achieve that on day 1

What Now
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Tim Chapman on 0424150235  or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.
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