Contracts Administrator

Downer

Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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An opportunity to work for a Tier One Construction Business Partner!

The Downer Water Services team is undertaking a program of works for the DOWSP programs - Water Southern zone and Wastewater Regional zone. This is a project delivery team for water and wastewater pipelines, pump stations and wastewater treatment plants.

THE ROLE:

Reporting to the Delivery Manager, the Contracts Administrator provides effective and efficient commercial support to our Project team. With a focus on contracts administration, risk administration and zero harm, the CA is a valued and crucial role within the Water team.

Some of the key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Review and process subcontractor’s monthly progress payment claims including liaising with internal stakeholders.
  • Support Project Commercial Manager in any changes to insurances and other instruments of contract security.
  • Support Procurement Manger with procurement process.
  • Preparation of subcontracts, negotiation of terms and award.
  • Preparation of claims for the Head Contract and supporting documentation.
  • Assist in negotiations for approval of variation of EOT claims.
  • Maintenance of variations and EOT registers to ensure team complies with time bar requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting.

ABOUT YOU

  • Tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Engineering or related field.
  • Proven Contract Administration experience with a strong level of judgment and discretion.
  • Strong commercial management skills including, interpreting and applying contract terms and legislation provisions.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • The desire to work within a collaborative team environment and contribute to the cohesive team culture.

OUR OFFER

  • Competitive remuneration and access to Downer benefits including health & wellbeing initiatives.
  • Flexible working options including a hybrid working model consisting of 3 days in the office, 2 days from home.
  • A supportive leadership team who believe our teams are our biggest asset and ensure our people are recognised and rewarded for the work that they do.
  • Growth opportunities across the Downer broader group.

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfill their potential. We embrace all employee difference and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. As such, we encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Click "Apply" to start your application.

For more information please contact:

Julia Juricic | Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner | julia.juricic@downergroup.com

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