Specialist - Contracts Administration

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Join our Project Management team (Construction Services)
  • 12-month contract – Competitive salary + Super + Benefits
  • Flexible working available

About the role

We have a few opportunities available to work as a Specialist Contract Administrator on a 12-month basis. You will provide expertise, supervision and support in contract administration in the role of Superintendent’s Representative on medium to large infrastructure projects state-wide.

You’ll be based in Leederville. It’s a lively suburb, 5 minutes from Perth’s CBD. There’s plenty of places to eat and hang out, and you’re only 5-minutes away from the nearest train station - An easy commute when you’re heading into the office

What the role will involve

  • Administer Contracts from the technical, commercial and contractual point of view from beginning to end based on Contractual requirement.
  • Ensure Contractor and the Principal complies with their respective contractual obligations.
  • Facilitate the resolution of technical and commercial contract administration matters.
  • Lead progress meetings with contractors and ensure that OSH, environmental and quality procedures are communicated, understood and followed.
  • Support Water Corporation personnel undertaking OSH, environmental and quality audits on projects.
  • Provide contract administration advice and support in the preparation of tender documents, if required by Contract department.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with contractors, Delivery Managers, Project Directors, Project Managers, Superintendents and other Superintendent’s Representatives to efficiently deliver projects.
  • Flexibility to attend worksites visits for progress meetings and site inspections.

Key skills and experience

You are an engineering professional with demonstrated contract administration experience managing contractual responsibilities on infrastructure projects.

You will be degree qualified in engineering, construction law, quantity surveying or similar. Your well-developed negotiating, influencing skills and ability to build relationship will set you up for success in this role.

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Please note:

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

Applications close 29th January 2023

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.”

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at recruitment@watercorporation.com.au

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website.

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