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Contracts Advisor

Full time
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Clough, as part of the Integrate Alliance, is delivering the engineering, procurement and construction for the upgrade of the Woodman Point Sludge Treatment Facilities, a significant sustainable infrastructure project for the Perth community, reducing waste and emissions.

We are currently searching for an experienced Contracts Advisor to join the Woodman Point Project team. Reporting to the Project Services Manager, you will be responsible for pre-award and post-award subcontract administration includes preparation, execution and management of subcontracts across the project, in accordance with Clough and Alliance operating standards.

The role will be initially based in the Perth Head Office and will transition to site (Perth southern suburbs) in 2024 as construction activities commence.

Who we are

We are a pioneering project delivery company. We deliver high performing assets for the energy, resources and infrastructure industries underpinned by a dedication to innovation, sustainability and getting the job done safely and efficiently.

We harness our people’s innovative thinking through engineering and construction solutions that deliver a sustainable future today.

Who you are

Courageous. Motivated. Curious. Passionate. Creative. These are just a few words that describe you.

Your focus will include:

  • Preparation of contracts and related documentation, including contracts with subcontracts, equipment hire agreements, charter parties.

  • Administration of assigned subcontracts and ensuring compliance with Clough Corporate Standards.

  • Liaising with Construction Supervisors, Package Engineers to process variation claims of assigned subcontracts, under the terms of the contract.

  • Preparing claims with support from Commercial Manager.

  • Execution of the Project subcontracting strategy for assigned subcontracts.

  • Ensuring the timely and correct payment and processing of variations of assigned subcontracts.

  • Participating in progress meetings to ensure contractual matters are addressed for assigned subcontracts.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Previous experience in a similar Contract Advisor or Contract Administrator position within the engineering, resources or construction industry.

  • Contract administration processing skills including change orders, payment, scheduling, ITT’s, bid list formation and close out of subcontracts.

  • Proven ability to administer and prepare correspondence, position papers on contractual/commercial matters (Analytical and drafting skills are vital).

  • Highly organised and energetic team member with excellent communication skills.

  • Ability work with multiple stakeholders and applying time management and prioritisation skills to deliver the desired outcomes.

Our benefits

We have created an environment that brings out the best in our people. Clough’s people enjoy industry leading benefits such as:

  • Ongoing training for career progression.

  • Industry leading paid parental leave program from the day you join.

  • Mental health and wellbeing programs.

  • Salary continuance insurance.

  • A competitive remuneration package with employee assistance program for employees and their families and discounts on private health insurance, salary packaging, banking, travel, groceries and more!

We’re building a diverse workforce   

At Clough, we are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work and live. To us, workplace diversity means creating an inclusive environment that accepts every person, embraces their differences, and provides opportunities for all to achieve their full potential.   

We are a certified Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA, a partner with Pride in Diversity, a recognised employer of choice by WORK180, a signatory of the Veterans’ Employment Commitment and an active member of CEOs for Gender Equity and Champions for Change Coalition. We strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.


We are delivering some of Australia’s most exciting and pioneering projects across the energy, resources and infrastructure industries. Apply now to join us!  


Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed for shortlisting. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact you.  


Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.#LI-BH1