Senior Contracts Administrator

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: WA - Perth
Categories: Commercial

Decmil is an Australian-owned company who has successfully delivered integrated construction and engineering solutions for over 40 years in the infrastructure, resources, energy, and construction sectors across Australia.

About the role

Due to ongoing growth, we're looking for a Senior Contracts Administrator to join our team. Reporting to the Project Manager, the CA will be responsible for the strategic administration of the day-to-day contractual requirements on the project to ensure maximum profitability. This role is offered on residential basis and will be based in Perth. 

This includes upstream and downstream contract management. The role will involve value engineering, key procurement tasks from tendering through negotiations to award, processing claims and invoices, managing the head contract and subcontracts and delivering strong cost and change management to enhance margin gains.

Additionally, as a Contracts Administrator at Decmil your responsibilities will include:

  • Effective and profitable management of all contract information including, project costs, performance, reporting & forecasting
  • Preparation of subcontract and supplier documentation of a project of high complexity
  • Maintain a thorough working knowledge of all project contract documentation including head contracts and subcontracts
  • Contribute to the tendering and negotiation process and provide input and recommendation to the outcome
  • Assist the project team in the administration of contracts, including procurement, budgets, progress claims, written documentation, and disputes

Who and what are we looking for?

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Commercial Law or similar is preferable
  • Experience in the Construction or Resource industry with at least 5 working for a Contractor
  • Claim preparation and negotiation experience essential
  • Strong negotiator with proven track record of negotiating and implementing best for project practices
  • Prior project site experience required with technical knowledge of the industry
  • Experience in effective and profitable management of Contracts (upstream and downstream)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to adapt to changing project conditions
  • Ability to mentor junior members of the commercial team

Why Decmil?

We provide our people with access to a range of benefits that help you balance your life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, support for creating a family friendly work environment, professional development opportunities, health and wellbeing programs, and a referral program.

Our Culture

Our people are the strength of our business, contributing to our vision of being the market leader in project delivery and achieving sustainable growth. Our people have a ‘can do’ attitude, and we empower them to create new ways of doing things and to find solutions through innovative thinking.

We are committed to an inclusive workplace that fosters a positive culture based on the fundamental principles of respect, equity and diversity and enables people to be involved, contribute, and perform to their full potential. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

We invite you to apply now and join Decmil to explore new opportunities and develop your skills.

Together, we’re Decmil. Together, we’re the difference.

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