Contract Administrator

Vacancy number • PUB407703

Contract Administrator

  • Fortitude Valley
  • Closes 11 June
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Building & Construction
  • Area of Expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: Fortitude Valley

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Introduction

Our client are a Tier 3 builder with projects across Queensland in the Government, Defense, Retail, Aged Care, Healthcare and Commercial industries. They're looking to bring on board a new CA due to a long-term employee relocating internationally.

With 15+ years already operating within industry and a vast wealth of construction knowledge amongst their senior staff, they're on an incredible journey of growth with turnover growing year on year ($100m+ last year across QLD). You'll be joining at a pivotal moment of growth as this begins to taper off in the coming few years.

Due to this, they're looking for a CA that is keen to make the progression route into PM.

About this role

Responsibilities

As a CA working within a Tier 3 builder you will be trusted with a range of responsibilities with the assistance of your PM and site team:

  • Ensure timely placement of Purchase Orders that support contract services for production work in compliance with corporate controls and best practices.
  • Track progress, and support the Project Manager with coordinating Contractor’s compliance regarding company systems and controls.
  • Oversee the administration and performance of service contracts.
  • Ensure contract payments are executed accurately and anomalies are identified.
  • Ensure payments are made to Contractors in accordance with requirements of Company agreements held with Contracts in a timely manner.
  • Advise on contract risks and support the stewardship of gap closure and opportunities for improvement, assisting with prioritization where required.
  • Liaise with Contractor Representatives on a daily basis to address issues that may arise from the placement and amendment of purchase orders and the payment of invoices for work executed against those purchase orders.
  • Foster positive, constructive relations and dialogue between Contractor and Company representatives, as well as assist in facilitating resolution to issues or problem-solving.
  • Maintain critical contractual documentation, including SOA’s, Purchase Orders, Records of Meetings and decisions.
  • Numbers, Purchase order numbers and Contract Owners/Admin.Ensure effective contract administration through



records management, advice and compliance with procurement & controls.

Requirements

  • Degree in Construction Management or similar / progressed in career from trade background (Required)
  • 3+ years’ experience with Contract administration, within the commercial construction space, ideally with exposure to projects over $5m in value.
  • Demonstrated tenure with previous employers.
  • Able to create reports and analyse data.
  • Solid reporting and presentation skills.
  • Highest standard of HSE aptitude and the ability to inspire the same in others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using construction softwares: Jobpac, Procore, Hammertech and the Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to self motivate and work independently.

Benefits

  • Career progression encouraged with strong examples of enviable career growth displayed within the company.
  • 5-day work week with a good work / life balance.
  • Opportunities to travel / move regionally if desired.
  • Interesting mixture of projects enabling you to diversify skill set.
  • Stable future pipeline working with the government and trusted private clients.

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world.We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Sinead Howard quoting publication number: PUB407703

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