Contracts Administrator / Senior Contracts Administrator

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

About us

As market-leaders in complex project delivery for the Infrastructure, Renewables and Resources sectors, Decmil continue to successfully deliver integrated, multi-disciplinary construction and engineering solutions for clients across Australasia.

Albany Ring Road

The Albany Ring Road project will provide a link to existing major roads and highways around the City of Albany for the transport of various goods to in and out of Albany. Decmil were awarded Stage 2 of this project after a successful completion of works on stage 1. We’re looking for either a DIDO or FIFO Grad / Site Engineer to support with the construction of the highway bridges and surrounding structures.  

About the role

Due to ongoing growth, we're looking for a Senior CA to join our team. Reporting to the Project Director, the Contracts Administrator 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 Albany or Perth (FIFO/DIDO). 

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

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • 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

Our Benefits 

  • Professional development such as certifications & professional memberships & leadership development
  • Generous paid parental leave and additional purchased additional annual leave options
  • Novated leasing providing tax benefits and additional savings
  • Referral bonuses: in the spirit of finding a diverse range of people to join our team, our employees can earn bonuses from $1,000 - $6,500 to assist in the growth of our business
  • Flexible working options; including work from home options 

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.


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